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 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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Between 2 – 3 November 2023, UNIDROIT participated in an international conference on Factoring and Supply Chain Finance in Marrakech, Morocco. Hosted by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Trade Facilitation Programme and the FCI, the Conference brought together stakeholders from North African 
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On Monday 30 October 2023, UNIDROIT celebrated the launch of the Model Law on Factoring in Marrakesh, Morocco. The new international instrument was launched at the FCI 55th Annual Meeting, the largest international event for the global receivables finance industry. The launch event featured a 
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Between 10 – 11 October 2023, UNIDROIT participated in an APEC Workshop in Tokyo on Secured Transactions Reform in the Asia Pacific region. The workshop was organised by the United States of America, which is currently serving as the 2023 APEC Host Economy. UNIDROIT participated 
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On 2 July UNIDROIT entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Insolvency Law Academy (ILA) in India with a view to collaborate in areas of common interest. Apart from UNIDROIT’s project on Bank Insolvency, several UNIDROIT instruments contain provisions governing specific situations of insolvency, 
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On 4 July UNIDROIT Secretary-General Prof Ignacio Tirado and Deputy Secretary-General Prof Anna Veneziano participated in a roundtable discussion with senior public sector officials in India, organised by India’s Ministry of External Affairs in the context of India’s Presidency of the UNIDROIT General Assembly. The 
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On 3 July 2023, in the context of India’s Presidency of the UNIDROIT General Assembly, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs organised a seminar in New Delhi dedicated to the work of UNIDROIT. The seminar was opened by Ms Uma Sekhar, Additional Secretary at the 
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On 28 June, Ignacio Tirado, Secretary-General, and Anna Veneziano, Deputy Secretary-General of UNIDROIT, welcomed Michel Nussbaumer, Director, Legal Transition Programme and Yulia Shapovalova, Principal Counsel of EBRD, to discuss matters of common interest and cooperation between the two organisations, with particular focus on Best Practices 
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