Between 4 – 5 October 2022, the Joint Network for Coordinating and Supporting Secured Transactions Reforms held the 5th International Coordination of Secured Transactions Reform Conference at the UNIDROIT Headquarters in Rome, Italy. The 5th Coordination Conference was hosted by UNIDROIT in its capacity as 
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On 30 September 2022, UNIDROIT participated in the 4th Conference for a Euro-African Academic Partnership, organised by ICCROM, in collaboration with the University of Teramo and the Diocese of Teramo-Atri, IZS, UNIDROIT, ICOMOS and under the auspices of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and 
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On 21 September 2022, Legal Officer Philine Wehling participated in the ADB expert talk on “Innovative Agri-Finance Products to Help Address Food Insecurity in ADB Developing Member Countries”. The webinar was opened with welcome remarks by Mr Thomas Clark (General Counsel, ADB), and the expert 
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On 4-5 May 2022, UNIDROIT, represented by Deputy Secretary-General Professor Anna Veneziano, participated in the 5th  session of the Group of Experts on the Permanent Identification of Railway Rolling Stock, which addressed the development of the Model Clauses on the permanent marking on the Unique 
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Between 25-27 May 2022, UNIDROIT participated in an APEC Workshop on Modernising Secured Transaction Legal Regimes in APEC Economies through International Instruments and Effective Dispute Resolution Mechanisms, in Tokyo, Japan. UNIDROIT Secretary-General Ignacio Tirado delivered opening remarks at the start of the Workshop, Senior Legal 
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On 22 March 2022, South Africa, 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 into force when 
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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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Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol – Subsequent declarations – Kuwait On 10 March 2022, the Government of the State of Kuwait notified UNIDROIT of subsequent declarations under Articles 39(1)(a)-(b) and 40 of the Convention and Article XXX(1),(2) and (3) of the Aircraft Protocol. These 
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On 24 February, Hamza Hameed (Legal Consultant at UNIDROIT) delivered a lecture to the judges of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts on International Private Law & Secured Transactions in Outer Space, which included an Introduction to the Space Protocol of the Cape Town 
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The fifth edition of the Official Commentary on the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and Protocol thereto on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment by Professor Sir Roy Goode, will be published at the beginning of May 2022. The pre-publication discount will be 
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