UNIDROIT Work Programme for the triennial period 2017 – 2019

(adopted by the UNIDROIT General Assembly at its 75th session – 1 December 2016)



A. Legislative activities



1. Secured transactions


(a) Implementation of Rail and Space Protocols

(b) Preparation of other Protocols to the Cape Town Convention


(i) Agricultural, construction and mining equipment

(ii) Ships and maritime transport equipment 

(iii) Renewable energy equipment



2. Transactions on Transnational and Connected Capital Markets


- Legislative Guide on Principles and Rules capable of enhancing trading in
  securities in emerging markets



3. Private law and development


- Preparation of an international guidance document on agricultural land
  investment contracts



4. ELI - UNIDROIT Transnational principles of civil procedure


(a) Formulation of regional rules 

(b) Principles of effective enforcement



5. International Commercial Contracts


- Formulation of principles of reinsurance contracts



6. International Sales Law


- Preparation of a guidance document on existing texts in the area of
  international sales law in cooperation with UNCITRAL and the Hague
  Conference on Private International Law



7. International protection of cultural property


- Private art collections




B.     Implementation and promotion of UNIDROIT instruments


1.     Depositary functions

2.     Promotion of UNIDROIT instruments



C.     Non-legislative activities


1.     UNIDROIT Library and Depository Libraries

2.     Publications

3.     Internships and scholarships