In the context of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the attendant economic crisis, a number of leading UNIDROIT instruments may be of interest to a wide array of actors currently facing serious challenges to address contractual disruptions and to rebuild the economy in the post COVID-19 scenario.
UNIDROIT is pleased to announce that, in accordance with Article 6(2) of the UNIDROIT Statute, the Italian Government has appointed Professor Maria Chiara Malaguti as President of UNIDROIT for a five-year term commencing on 1 September 2020.
The UNIDROIT Secretariat has just released a Note on the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts and the COVID-19 health crisis.
On Tuesday 28 July 2020, Marina Schneider, Principal Legal Officer and Treaty Depositary, participated as a panellist in an international virtual conference organised by the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), in cooperation with...
On July 15, 2020, the International Association of Lawyers (UIA), which brings together through its bar association and individual members over two million lawyers from more than 110 countries, recognized the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts 2016 as an excellent option for consideration by international lawyers and clients.
On 8 and 9 October 2020, UNIDROIT is organising an international conference to mark the 25th anniversary of the Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects to be held at the UNIDROIT headquarters in Rome (and remotely via Zoom).
On Monday 13 July 2020, Deputy Secretary-General, Professor Anna Veneziano participated as a panellist in a webinar organised by the Organization of American States (OAS) discussing mechanisms for the improvement of access to credit in a post Covid-19 economy.