A few days go the International Council of Museums (ICOM) launched the new Red List for Southeast European Cultural Objects at Risk which is another very important tool to fight illicit traffic in cultural property. UNIDROIT welcomes this new tool developed by ICOM which is 
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The UNIDROIT Principles on International Commercial Contracts (UPICC) were featured in a panel of a Symposium on Salient Issues in Arbtration that took place on 10-11 November in Washington DC. The Symposium, co-hosted by the University of Washington and the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law, 
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On 10 November 2021, the Kingdom of Spain, which is already a Party to the Cape Town Convention and the Aircraft Protocol, signed the Luxembourg Rail Protocol, which was adopted in February 2007 at a diplomatic Conference held in Luxembourg. The Luxembourg Rail Protocol will enter 
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On 2 November 2021, the University of Bologna and the School of Law at Queen Mary University organised an online conference entitled “New Chinese Civil Code: A Law for Transition”. The conference was opened by a Keynote by Professor Thomas Duve (Max Planck Institute for 
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On 2 November 2021, the UNIDROIT/IFAD Legal Guide on Agricultural Land Investment Contracts (ALIC Legal Guide) was presented at the 2021 Conference on Land Policy in Africa during a Masterclass on “Legal Tools for Responsible Investment in Agriculture” organised by the International Institute for Sustainable 
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Between 25-29 October 2021, Mr Hamza Hameed (Legal Consultant at UNIDROIT) participated in the International Astronautical Congress 2021 (IAC 2021) organised by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and the Muhammad Bin Rashid Space Centre of the UAE in Dubai. This conference had over 4000 registered 
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The 10th Annual Cape Town Convention Academic Project Conference took place at Robinson College, University of Cambridge, and on Zoom on 29-30 September 2021. The Conference was organised by the Cape Town Convention Academic Project, which a partnership between UNIDROIT and the University of Cambridge 
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Then 5th Workshop for the project on Best Practices in the Field of Electronic Registry Design and Operation (BPER) was organised by the Cape Town Convention Academic Project at the Cavonius Centre, Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge, and on Zoom on 28 September 
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On 27 September 2021, UNIDROIT celebrated its greatest achievements during almost one century of work on the occasion of the 100th session of UNIDROIT’s Governing Council. Members of the Governing Council, past and present, eminent Correspondents, and distinguished Representatives from International Organisations (including the Secretary 
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In the context of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the attendant economic crisis, a number of leading UNIDROIT instruments may be of interest to a wide array of actors currently facing serious challenges to address contractual disruptions and to rebuild the economy in the post 
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