On 16 July 2019, Deputy Secretary-General Anna Veneziano participated in a meeting in Berne hosted by the Secretary General of the Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF), Mr Wolfgang Küpper, with participation of the Chair of the Rail Working Group Mr Howard Rosen 
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On 3rd June 2021, the European Transport Council issued its Conclusions on “Putting Rail at the Forefront of Smart and Sustainable Mobility”, as the outcome of a dedicated meeting linked to the European Year of Rail. In this context, the EU Transport Council Declaration expressly recognised 
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On 6 May 2021, UNIDROIT participated in the third meeting of the Group of Experts established by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) for the Permanent Identification of Railway Rolling Stock (PIRRS). The Group of Experts was established upon recommendation of the Inland 
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On 8 April 2021, during the 9th session of the Rail Preparatory Commission for the establishment of an International Registry under the Luxembourg Rail Protocol, Advocate André Smit, State Law Adviser of the Office of the Chief State Law Adviser (International Law) of the South 
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Following the Rail Preparatory Commission session on 8th April 2021, the Rail Working Group organised a panel entitled “Building Back Greener: The role of the Luxembourg Rail Protocol in the Post-Covid Economy”. The event, hosted by OTIF, was opened by the Secretaries General of OTIF and 
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On 8 April 2021, OTIF and UNIDROIT held the 9th session of the Rail Preparatory Commission for the establishment of an International Registry under the Luxembourg Rail Protocol. Though it was conducted remotely, the session was hosted by the OTIF Secretariat in Berne. The session was 
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The 53rd session of the UN Economic Commission for Africa was held from 17 to 23 March, dedicated to Africa’s Sustainable Industrialization and Diversification in the Digital Era in the Context of COVID-19. Deputy Secretary-General Professor Anna Veneziano represented UNIDROIT  in the Committee of Expert meeting, 
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On 14-15 December 2020, UNIDROIT participated in the second meeting of the Group of Experts established by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) for the Permanent Identification of Railway Rolling Stock (PIRRS). The Group of Experts was established upon recommendation of the Inland Transport 
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On 2-4 September 2020, UNIDROIT Secretary-General Professor Ignacio Tirado and Deputy Secretary General Professor Anna Veneziano were invited to participate in the first meeting of the Group of Experts established by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe for the Permanent Identification of Railway Rolling 
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The unprecedented economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in the Rail Sector is the focus of an article recently published by Mr Howard Rosen, Chairman of the Rail Working Group. Featured in the Global Railway Review, the article delves into the importance of guaranteeing 
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