Consulting Company Oxera has released a study conducted for the Rail Working Group that assesses that the economic savings that the Luxembourg Rail Protocol could entail for the African Continent amount to billions of USD. The Report was released at the AfricaRail PPP webinar held 
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On 10 March 2020, co-sponsors UNIDROIT and the Rail Working Group participated in a conference funded by Aston University and the Global Challenges Research Fund in Lagos, Nigeria. On 10 March 2020,  co-sponsors UNIDROIT and the Rail Working Group participated in a conference funded by Aston 
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A conclusive communiqué was issued by the Ministers and delegates to the Fifth Week of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (5th PIDA Week, Cairo 25-29 November 2019) and the organizing and partners institutions, including… the African Union Commission (AUC), African Union Development Agency-NEPAD 
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On 22 October, at an event kindly hosted by Strathmore University Law School in Nairobi, UNIDROIT organised an International Conference to discuss the future fourth Protocol to the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Mining, Agricultural and Construction 
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On 8 July 2019, UNIDROIT participated in an event in Beijing promoting the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment (Cape Town Convention), the Luxembourg Rail Protocol and future Mining, Agricultural and Construction (MAC) Protocol. Delivered as part of a high-level conference entitled “UNIDROIT and 
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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 14 May 2019, the Luxembourg Rail Protocol was presented in the context of an exclusive Rail Working Group briefing in Spanish in the Madrid offices of Watson Farley & Williams. Secretary-General Professor Ignacio Tirado and Professor Teresa de las Heras Ballell provided a thorough 
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On 23 March 2019, UNIDROIT was invited to participate in a High Level Seminar entitled “Railway rolling stock financing: a new solution for Africa” in Marrakech, organised by the UN Economic Commission  for Africa. The seminar was included as a Side Event at the 52nd 
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On 13 March 2019, Deputy Secretary-General Professor Anna Veneziano participated remotely in a special workshop co-organised by the Rail Working Group with the Ministry of Law and Human Rights in Jakarta entitled “The Future for Railway Finance: How the Luxembourg Rail Protocol will transform the 
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