On 3 September 2020, Secretary-General Ignacio Tirado spoke in a webinar presented by the IBA Arbitration Committee, IBA European Regional Forum, IBA International Commerce and Distribution Committee, IBA Litigation Committee and supported by the IBA Corporate and M&A Law Committee. -> More information and webinar video
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The UNIDROIT Secretariat has just released a Note on the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts and the COVID-19 health crisis. While the paper is being made public today, it is to be considered as work in progress and the Secretariat welcomes any comments or suggestions. 
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On July 15, 2020, the International Association of Lawyers (UIA), which brings together through its bar association and individual members over two million lawyers from more than 110 countries, recognized the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts 2016 as an excellent option for consideration by international lawyers and 
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On 6 and 7 July 2020, UNIDROIT participated in the 53rd session of the UNCITRAL Commission as an observer. In particular, Deputy  Secretary-General Professor Anna Veneziano represented the Institute at the discussion on the adjustments and adoption of the draft Tripartite Legal Guide to Uniform Legal 
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On 25 June, Secretary-General Ignacio Tirado participated in an International Webinar entitled the ′′The UNIDROIT Principles in the case law of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals′′, organised by CEDEP (Centro de Estudios de Derecho, Economía y Política) in Asunciòn, Paraguay. The Webinar also 
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UNIDROIT is proud to announce that “Perspectives in Practice of the UNIDROIT Principles 2016”, published by the International Bar Association, is now live on the IBA website. Please visit this page to view the book. The project is based on a Memorandum of Understanding between the IBA 
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UNIDROIT, as a longstanding partner of the project to formulate a “restatement” of existing global reinsurance law,  is very pleased to announce the finalisation of the Principles of Reinsurance Contract Law (PRICL), Version 1.0 of 2019. The PRICL are now freely available on-line  
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On 25-26 September 2019, Deputy Secretary General Anna Veneziano participated in a face-to-face meeting on the draft Legal Guide to International Commercial Contracts (with a Focus on Sales) which was held in Frankfurt a.M., at the Max-Planck Institute for European Legal History. The meeting was 
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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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The UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts 2016, translated by Mr Zhang Yuqing, Beijing Zhang Yuqing Law Firm (Beijing, P.R. China), former member of the UNIDROIT Governing Council, have just been published by China Commerce and Trade Press in a bilingual Chinese-English edition.   ISBN 
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