In the context of the UNIDROIT – Banca d’Italia Chair Programme, aimed at promoting the existing cooperation between UNIDROIT, the Bank of Italy and IVASS (the Italian supervisor of the insurance and reinsurance markets) by contributing to joint research, training and dissemination of matters of 
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To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Air Law Conferences in Rome, a two-day Workshop entitled “Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Air Law Conferences in Rome” was held on 8-9 June 2023. As part of this event, UNIDROIT and Studio Pierallini jointly organised an invitation only 
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Professor Ignacio Tirado, Secretary-General of UNIDROIT, participated in the 21st IADI Asia-Pacific Regional Committee (APRC) Annual Meeting and International Conference. The event, hosted by the Deposit Insurance Corporation of Japan (DICJ), took place from 29 May to 1 June 2023 in Fukuoka, Japan.   Professor 
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On Wednesday, 10 May 2023, the Governing Council adopted the UNIDROIT Principles on Digital Assets and Private Law at its 102nd session in Rome, Italy.   As consistent with the Institute’s established working methodology, the Principles were prepared by a Working Group on Digital Assets 
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On 16 May 2023, Deputy Secretary-General Anna Veneziano and Legal Officer Philine Wehling participated in the first UNIDROIT Conference organised at Özyeğin University Law School in Istanbul, Turkey.   The Conference was opened with a presentation by Deputy Secretary-General Anna Veneziano introducing UNIDROIT and its 
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On Wednesday 10 May 2023, the Governing Council adopted the UNIDROIT Model Law on Factoring at its 102nd session in Rome, Italy. Initially proposed by the World Bank Group in 2018, the Model Law on Factoring was negotiated over a three-year period by a Working 
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At its 102nd session, held on 10-12 May 2023 in Rome, the Governing Council unanimously approved the draft UNCITRAL/UNIDROIT Model Law on Warehouse Receipts, to be submitted next to intergovernmental negotiations at UNCITRAL. The joint project to develop a Model Law on Warehouse Receipts had been proposed 
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UNIDROIT is delighted to announce that Mongolia formally acceded to the UNIDROIT Statute on 21 April 2023 and has designated the Ministry of Justice and Internal Affairs of Mongolia as National Authority and contact point for the Institute. On 3 May 2023, Her Excellency, Ms 
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On 17 April 2023, UNIDROIT Secretary-General Ignacio Tirado and An-Najah National University (Nablus, Palestine) President Professor Abdel Naser Zaid signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote academic exchange and cooperation between the two institutions. The MoU aims to promote further research and work in the areas 
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On 23 February 2023, on the occasion of the opening of the 2023 ELI Council Meeting, UNIDROIT and the ELI signed a second Memorandum of Understanding to mark the success of their nine-year long cooperation. The agreement builds on the success of the project for 
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