On 18 November 2021, Ms Marina Schneider (Principal Legal Officer & Treaty Depositary, UNIDROIT), while in Porto Novo (Benin) to attend a strategic planning meeting organised by ICCROM in the context of its Project Youth.Heritage.Africa, met Mr Franck Armel AFOUKOU, Director of Legal Affairs, Ministry 
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A few days go the International Council of Museums (ICOM) launched the new Red List for Southeast European Cultural Objects at Risk which is another very important tool to fight illicit traffic in cultural property. UNIDROIT welcomes this new tool developed by ICOM which is 
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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 
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This volume contains Model European Rules of Civil Procedure, the outcome of the joint European Law Institute (ELI) and International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) project which ran from 2014 to 2020. The Rules were elaborated upon by ten Working Groups with 
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The call for applications to 2021-2022 edition of the ITCILO International Trade Law Master, an international programme jointly delivered by the University of Turin and the ITCILO, in partnership with IUSE, UNCITRAL and UNIDROIT, is open. The new deadline for applications is September 18. More 
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On 13-14 September 2021, UNIDROIT participated in the fourth meeting of the Group of Experts established by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) for the Permanent Identification of Railway Rolling Stock (PIRRS). The Group of Experts was established upon recommendation of the Inland 
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Togo deposited its instrument of accession to the 1995 UNIDROIT Convention with the Italian Government, Depositary of the Convention, on 3 September 2021 and the Convention will enter into force for Togo on 1 March 2022. This accession strengthens the legal framework to protect the 
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On 24 August 2021, UNIDROIT entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tashkent State University of Law to further collaborative work and foster engagement between the Institute and the University. Tashkent State University of Law (TSUL) is a public higher educational institution and is 
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From 24 to 25 August 2021, UNIDROIT received a delegation from Uzbekistan which included representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tashkent State University of Law and OSCE. The delegation was welcomed by Prof. Ignacio Tirado (Secretary-General), Prof. Anna Veneziano (Deputy 
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