To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Asia-Pacific Regional Office of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH), the HCCH organised a workshop “HCCH Conventions Supporting Transnational Litigation in Civil or Commercial Matters: A Workshop to celebrate the Tenth Anniversary of the Regional Office 
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The inaugural Asia-Pacific Private International Law Summit, jointly organised by UNIDROIT and the Department of Justice (DoJ) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China (HKSAR), was held on 7 November 2022 in the HKSAR. The Summit was the first event co-organised by UNIDROIT 
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Photo title: Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley (Afghanistan) Copyright : UNESCO/Roland Lin https://whc.unesco.org/en/documents/130351   Measures to protect Afghan movable cultural heritage should be reinforced, notably in the framework of the UNESCO 1970 Convention against illicit trafficking of cultural property and its 
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Co-organised by the French Ministry of Culture (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Regional Directorate of Cultural Affairs) and the Museum of History of the City of Marseille, the aim of the colloquium, held on 12 and 13 October 2022 at the Musée d’Histoire de Marseille, was to present 
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“For the Government of Mexico, culture is not an accessory or an ornament, but a central axis for the transformation of global realities and dynamics, through cultural diversity as the greatest wealth of nations. MONDIACULT 2022 represents a unique opportunity to continue building a common 
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On 30 September 2022, UNIDROIT participated in the 4th Conference for a Euro-African Academic Partnership, organised by ICCROM, in collaboration with the University of Teramo and the Diocese of Teramo-Atri, IZS, UNIDROIT, ICOMOS and under the auspices of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and 
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On 23 September 2022, Senior Legal Officer William Brydie-Watson delivered a virtual presentation on the draft UNIDROIT Model Law on Factoring at a conference in Istanbul, Türkiye. Organised by the FCI and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the conference discussed recent regional developments 
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On 21 September 2022, Legal Officer Philine Wehling participated in the ADB expert talk on “Innovative Agri-Finance Products to Help Address Food Insecurity in ADB Developing Member Countries”. The webinar was opened with welcome remarks by Mr Thomas Clark (General Counsel, ADB), and the expert 
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On 20th September 2022, the European Union, which is already a Party to the Cape Town Convention, the Aircraft Protocol and the Luxembourg Rail Protocol, became Signatory of the MAC Protocol, which was adopted in November 2019 at a diplomatic Conference held in Pretoria.   
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Applications close 30 September 2022 The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) is now accepting applications for scholarships, internships and research stays to be undertaken in 2023. UNIDROIT is also currently accepting applications for the prestigious Sir Roy Goode Scholarship. All of 
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