The 12th  edition of the Transnational Commercial Law Teacher’s Meeting was hosted by the University of Chile from the 10th to the 12th of November via Zoom.  The Conference was entirely devoted to the study of the Secured Transactions in Transnational Commercial Law as central 
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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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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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On 13 May 2021, the Chargé d’affaires of the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in Italy, Mr Ermek Isakov, visited UNIDROIT to deposit Kyrgyzstan’s instrument of accession to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and to the Protocol to the Convention on International 
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On 18 February 2021, the Government of the Republic of Latvia notified UNIDROIT of subsequent declarations under Articles 39(1)(a) and 40 of the Convention and Article XXX(1) of the Aircraft Protocol. These subsequent declarations will take effect on 1 September 2021. Further details about the 
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On 26 September 2020, Mr Hamza Hameed (Legal Consultant at UNIDROIT) delivered a presentation entitled ‘The Aircraft Protocol of the Cape Town Convention – Promoting growth in the aviation sector through an international system of secured transactions law’ at the International Conference on Aviation Law 
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On 7 September 2020 Zambia’s instruments of accession to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and to the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment were deposited with UNIDROIT. Zambia made declarations under Articles 
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On 23 June 2020 Iceland’s instruments of accession to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and to the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment were deposited with UNIDROIT. Iceland made declarations under Articles 
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Between 15-17 February 2020 UNIDROIT participated in several APEC-related meetings in Putrajaya, Malaysia. On 15 February Senior legal Officer William Brydie-Watson presented on “UNIDROIT instruments that support access to credit” at a Workshop for APEC Member Economies on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 
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On 8 January 2020, the Ambassador of the State of Qatar in Italy, His Excellency Mr Abdulaziz Bin Ahmed Al Malki Al Jehani, visited UNIDROIT to deposit Qatar’s instrument of accession to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and to the Protocol on 
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