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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The European Commission launched its “Action plan to boost long distance and cross-border passenger rail” on 14 December, which contains its clear commitment to the Luxembourg Rail Protocol stating the following: “In its conclusions of 3 June 2021, the Council recognised “that major investment by 
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On 12 November 2021, Professor Anna Veneziano (Deputy Secretary-General at UNIDROIT) and Mr. Hamza Hameed (Legal Consultant at UNIDROIT) delivered a joint lecture over Zoom for the students of the Transnational Business Law Department, Faculty of Law, Universitas Padjadjaran. The lecture was attended by almost 
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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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