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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The Official Commentary on the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and Protocol thereto on Matters Specific to Mining, Agricultural and Construction Equipment by Professor Sir Roy Goode, has been published. The pre-publication discount will be available for orders until 15 May 
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The Official Commentary on the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and Protocol thereto on Matters Specific to Mining, Agricultural and Construction Equipment (the MAC Protocol) by Professor Sir Roy Goode will be published in May, 2021.
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On 17 December 2020, UNIDROIT, in partnership with the U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome organised a panel discussion on ‘The Global Reach of the Cape Town Convention: The Potential for the Mining, Agriculture, and Construction (MAC) Sectors’. This panel was an official 
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On 3 December 2020, UNIDROIT participated in a virtual forum organised by the Kozolchyk National Law Center which examined the importance of, and opportunities created by the Mining, Agricultural, and Construction Protocol of the Cape Town Convention in Latin America. The Forum featured presentations focusing on the 
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Pursuant to Resolution 1 of the diplomatic Conference for the adoption of the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Mining, Agricultural and Construction Equipment (Pretoria, 11 – 22 November 2019), a Preparatory Commission… … has been established to act 
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On 10 March 2020, co-sponsors UNIDROIT and the Rail Working Group participated in a conference funded by Aston University and the Global Challenges Research Fund in Lagos, Nigeria. On 10 March 2020,  co-sponsors UNIDROIT and the Rail Working Group participated in a conference funded by Aston 
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