On 11 November 2022, UNIDROIT Secretary-General Ignacio Tirado delivered the keynote speech on “Rule of Law and Sustainable Development” for the Rule of Law Congress in Hong Kong, China. Organised by the Department of Justice of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, the Rule 
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On 2 November 2021, the UNIDROIT/IFAD Legal Guide on Agricultural Land Investment Contracts (ALIC Legal Guide) was presented at the 2021 Conference on Land Policy in Africa during a Masterclass on “Legal Tools for Responsible Investment in Agriculture” organised by the International Institute for Sustainable 
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On this World Environment Day and for Generation Restoration 2021, UNIDROIT highlights its efforts to develop international private law instruments which take environmental objectives into account. For instance, the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Mining, Agricultural and Construction Equipment 
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On 27 January 2021, Deputy Secretary-General Professor Anna Veneziano and Legal Officer Ms Priscila Andrade delivered a joint lecture to the students of the PhD Programme “Autonomia Privata, Impresa, Lavoro e Tutela dei diritti nella prospettiva europea e internazionale” at the Sapienza Università di Roma. 
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On 28 January 2021, Ms Priscila Andrade, UNIDROIT Legal Officer, presented UNIDROIT’s work and instruments in the area of Private Law and Agricultural Development to a group of students of the School of Law, University of Washington (UW). The online lecture was part of the 
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On  2-3 March 2020, the UNIDROIT Secretariat hosted a drafting committee meeting for the finalisation of the future Legal Guide on Agricultural Land Investment Contracts. Participants at the drafting committee meeting included UNIDROIT representatives Professor Ignacio Tirado (Secretary-General), Mr Carlo Di Nicola (Senior Legal Officer), 
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On 23 October, Strathmore University Law School generously hosted a Regional Consultation Workshop on the future Legal Guide to Agricultural Land Investment Contracts (ALIC) developed by UNIDROIT in collaboration with the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Fund for 
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The second regional consultation workshop on the ALIC Zero Draft was held on Friday 9 August 2019 at the University of São Paulo Faculty of Law (USP). The event was co-sponsored by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the United Nations Food and 
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On 8 – 9 July 2019 UNIDROIT delivered its first regional consultation on the ALIC Zero Draft in Beijing. Delivered as part of a high-level conference entitled “UNIDROIT and China: The Cape Town Convention, Investing in Agriculture and UPICC” and hosted by the University of 
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On 8 – 9 July 2019, UNIDROIT participated in a high-level conference entitled “UNIDROIT and China: The Cape Town Convention, Investing in Agriculture and UPICC”, hosted by the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing. The conference was co-sponsored by the United Nations 
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