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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On 22 June 2023, the International Program for Law and Development hosted guest lecturer Ms Carmen Bullon, LEGN Legal Officer at FAO, who presented the UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Legal Guide on Contract Farming. The lecture was accompanied by an interactive exchange with all participants. In the afternoon, 
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On 20 June 2023, the participants in the UNIDROIT International Programme for Law and Development enjoyed great discussions about the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (UPICC), led by Secretary-General Ignacio Tirado and Deputy Secretary-General Anna Veneziano. Additionally, Legal Officer Philine Wehling focused on the 
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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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Between 28 and 30 November 2022, UNIDROIT hosted the sixth session of the Model Law on Factoring Working Group at its Headquarters in Rome, Italy. 35 participants attended the meeting either in-person or remotely, including expert Working Group Members; representatives from the EBRD, UNCITRAL, the 
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On 10 November 2022 UNIDROIT participated in the 5th Belt and Road Conference, organised by the Law Society of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, China. Organised as one of the events as part of the Hong Kong Legal Week 2022 and supported by the Commonwealth Lawyers 
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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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