In January 2024, UNIDROIT undertook consultations with several major private sector associations regarding the implementation and entry into force of the Mining, Agricultural and Construction (MAC) Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment (the Cape Town Convention).   On 19 January, UNIDROIT 
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Between 16 and 17 January 2024, UNIDROIT participated in the annual Conference on International Coordination of Secured Transactions Reform, hosted by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) at their Headquarters in Washington DC. Focusing on “Coordinating new instruments with the existing international framework and enhancing regional 
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On 22 and 23 January 2024, UNIDROIT Legal Officer Philine Wehling chaired a series of lectures for the students of the Master in International Economic Law at the Université Capitole Toulouse, France. The lectures were delivered remotely by the Secretariat and addressed several of the 
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(For Brazilian citizens only)   The UNIDROIT Scholarship, Internship and Research Programme is currently accepting applications for the Madruga BTW-UNIDROIT Scholarship to be undertaken in 2024. A two-month Scholarship will be granted to one outstanding Brazilian post-graduate (and exceptionally undergraduate) law student to undertake two 
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The UNIDROIT Scholarship, Internship and Research Programme is currently accepting applications for the 2024 Sir Roy Goode Scholarship. The Scholarship will provide one outstanding post-graduate (doctoral) law student, lawyer, academic or government official with the opportunity to undertake research in the UNIDROIT Library and work 
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Between 27 and 28 November 2023, UNIDROIT undertook a series of meetings with government, institutional, academic and private sector stakeholders in Shanghai, the People’s Republic of China.   On Monday 27 November, UNIDROIT visited the Shanghai University of Political and Science Law (SHUPL). UNIDROIT Secretary-General 
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Between 2 and 3 December 2023, UNIDROIT participated in a high-level legal forum in Wuhan, in the People’s Republic of China. Co-organised by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Wuhan University and the Chinese Society of International Law, the theme of the 
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Between 29 November and 3 December 2023, UNIDROIT visited Wuhan in the People’s Republic of China to undertake a number of events, organised primarily in partnership with the Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (ZUEL).   On 29 November, UNIDROIT met with senior officials from 
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On 29 and 30 November, UNIDROIT and the Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (ZUEL) co-hosted a two day Conference “Unification of Factoring Law: Global and Chinese Reflections on the UNIDROIT Model Law on Factoring” at the ZUEL Campus in Wuhan, the People’s Republic of 
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Between 23 and 24 November 2023, UNIDROIT undertook a mission to its 65th and newest Member State, Mongolia. Hosted by the Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs of Mongolia, the visit featured a series of institutional meetings and a workshop. On 23 November, UNIDROIT Secretary-General 
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