On 22 February 2023, UNIDROIT received a delegation from the Mozambique National Commission for Land Policy Reform (Ministry of Land and Environment). The delegation composed of Mr João Carrilho, Prof. Eduardo Chiziane and Dr. Jorge Chicue was welcomed by UNIDROIT’s Secretary-General Prof. Ignacio Tirado and 
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On Wednesday 18 January, UNIDROIT presented the Mining, Agricultural and Construction (MAC) Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment (Cape Town Convention) to the Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE) General Assembly at its 2023 Congress in Chamonix, France. Senior Legal Officer 
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On 14 December 2022, UNIDROIT participated remotely in a workshop on International Best Practice on Security Interest Registration. Organised as a joint initiative between the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and supported by the Swiss Cooperation 
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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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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 20th September 2022, the European Union, which is already a Party to the Cape Town Convention, the Aircraft Protocol and the Luxembourg Rail Protocol, became Signatory of the MAC Protocol, which was adopted in November 2019 at a diplomatic Conference held in Pretoria.   
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The UNIDROIT Secretariat, on behalf of the Preparatory Commission for the Establishment of the International Registry for MAC Equipment pursuant to the MAC Protocol (MAC Preparatory Commission), is pleased to announce the publication of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the International Registry for MAC Equipment. 
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On 10 January 2022, the Cape Town Convention and its Protocols were presented as part of a Legal Information and Management Series event organised by the Legal Department of the Asian Infrastructure Development Bank (AIIB). This event featured a presentation by UNIDROIT entitled: ‘The Cape 
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On 3 December 2021, Deputy Secretary-General Anna Veneziano, and Legal Consultant Hamza Hameed, represented UNIDROIT in the 2021 International Conference on Ease of Doing Business organised by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Korea in Seoul, and online via Zoom. This event marked 
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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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