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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Professor Anna Veneziano, Deputy Secretary-General of UNIDROIT, participated in the Conference “Digital Vulnerability in European Private Law”, organised by the University of Ferrara on 14-15 June 2023. The conference focused on the current and future legal status of the concept of digital vulnerability – that 
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On 12 June 2023, the first meeting of the HCCH-UNIDROIT Joint Project on Law Applicable to Cross-Border Holdings and Transfers of Digital Assets and Tokens took place at the premises of the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) in The 
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On Wednesday, 10 May 2023, the Governing Council adopted the UNIDROIT Principles on Digital Assets and Private Law at its 102nd session in Rome, Italy.   As consistent with the Institute’s established working methodology, the Principles were prepared by a Working Group on Digital Assets 
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UNIDROIT is pleased to announce that a proposal for a joint HCCH-UNIDROIT project received the endorsement of the HCCH Council on General Affairs and Policy on 10 March 2023. This endorsement mandates the Permanent Bureau to examine, jointly with the UNIDROIT Secretariat, the desirability of 
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UNIDROIT has just launched a public consultation in relation to the draft UNIDROIT Principles on Digital Assets and Private Law. For further information please see: Public Consultation: Digital Assets and Private Law The deadline to submit comments is 20 February 2023.
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On 16 November 2022, a UNIDROIT delegation visited the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Headquarters in Manila and participated in a hybrid session on international private law developments relating to private sector development, trade and sustainable development. The panel featured ADB General Counsel Thomas Clark (Chair), 
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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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The first UNIDROIT session organised within the XXI IACL General Congress, entitled “Financial Systems”, was held on the 25th of October 2022 and featured the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding between UNIDROIT and the Central Bank of Paraguay. Opening statements from the President of 
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