Documents in connection with the
97th session of the Governing Council of UNIDROIT

(Rome, 2-4 May 2018)

 

 

 

· Summary Conclusions (C.D. (97) Misc. 2)

 

· Report (C.D. (97) 19)

 

 

 

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-> Revised Provisional Order of Business (C.D. (97) Misc. 1 rev. 02)

 

 

 

1. Adoption of the Revised annotated draft agenda (C.D. (97) 1 rev. 02)

 

 

 

2. Appointment of the First and Second Vice-Presidents of the Governing Council
     (C.D. (97) 1 rev. 02)

 

 

 

3. Reports

 

(a) Annual Report 2017 (C.D. (97) 2)
(b) Report of the UNIDROIT Foundation

 

 

 

4. Report of the President on the conduct of the selection process of the Secretary-General
    and appointment of the new Secretary-General (C.D. (97) 3) (RESTRICTED)

 

 

 

5. International Interests in Mobile Equipment

 

(a) Implementation and status of the Luxembourg Rail Protocol and of the Space Protocol
      (C.D. (97) 4)

 

[Related documents:
 - UNIDROIT 2017 – C.D. (96) 2;
 - UNIDROIT 2017 – C.D. (96) 4;
 - UNIDROIT 2018 – C.D. (97) 2]

 

(b) Preliminary draft Protocol to the Cape Town Convention on Matters Specific to Mining,
      Agricultural and Construction Equipment (C.D. (97) 5)

 

[Related documents:
 - UNIDROIT 2017 - Study 72K – CGE2 - Report – Appendix III;
 - UNIDROIT 2017 - Study 72K – CGE2 - Report;
 - MAC Protocol Promotional Flyer]

 

(c) Preparation of other Protocols to the Cape Town Convention: “Ships and maritime
      transport equipment” and “Renewable energy equipment” (C.D. (97) 18)

 

[Related documents:
 - UNIDROIT 2018 – C.D. (97) 2, at pp. 14-15;
 - UNIDROIT 2016 – C.D. (95) 13 Add. 4 rev.
   (regarding ships and maritime transport equipment);
 - UNIDROIT 2016 – C.D. (95) 13 Add. 5 (regarding renewable energy equipment);
 - UNIDROIT 2013 – C. D. (92) 5 (c)/(d);
 - UNIDROIT 2016 – C.D. (95) 13 rev. (Part B(2))]

 

 

 

6. Transactions on Transnational and Connected Capital Markets: the UNIDROIT Legislative
    Guide on Intermediated Securities (C.D. (97) 6)

 

 

 

7. Private Law and Agricultural Development

 

(a) Follow-up activities and promotion of the UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Legal Guide on
      Contract Farming (C.D. (97) 7(a))

 

[Related documents:
 - UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Legal Guide on Contract Farming;
 - Contract Farming webpage;
 - Community of Practice on Legal Aspects of Contract Farming Webpage]

 

(b) Preparation of an international guidance document on agricultural land investment 
      contracts (C.D. (97) 7(b))

 

[Related documents:
 - UNIDROIT 2017 - C.D. (96) 6(b);
 - UNIDROIT 2016 - C.D. (95) 7(b)]

 

 

 

8. Transnational civil procedure

 

- (a) Formulation of ELI-UNIDROIT regional rules (C.D. (97) 8(a))

 

[Related documents:
 - UNIDROIT 2017 – C.D. (96) 7;
 - UNIDROIT 2018 – C.D. (97) 2]

 

- (b) Principles on Effective Enforcement (C.D.(97) 8(b))

 

[Related document: UNIDROIT 2018 – C.D. (97) 2]

 

 

 

9. International Commercial Contracts: Formulation of Principles of Reinsurance Contracts
    (C.D. (97) 9 rev.)

 

[Related document: UNIDROIT 2018 – C.D. (97) 2]

 

 

 

10. International Sales Law: Preparation of a guidance document on existing texts in the area
      of international sales law in cooperation with UNCITRAL and the Hague Conference on
      Private International Law (C.D. (97) 10).

 

[Related document: UNIDROIT 2018 – C.D. (97) 2]

 

 

 

11. International protection of cultural property (C.D. (97) 11)

 

(a) Follow-up activities and promotion of the 1995 UNIDROIT Convention on Stolen or
     Illegally Exported Cultural Objects and the Model Provisions on State Ownership of
     Undiscovered Cultural Objects
(b) Private art collections

 

[Related document: Annual Report 2017 (C.D. (97) (2)]

 

 

12. Promotion of UNIDROIT instruments (C.D. (97) 12)

 

[Related document: Annual Report 2017 (C.D. (97) (2)]

 

 

 

13. Library and research activities (C.D. (97) 13)

 

[Related document: UNIDROIT 2017 – Study LXV / Scholarships: Impl. 28]

 

 

 

14. UNIDROIT information resources and policy (C.D. (97) 14)

 

(a) Uniform Law Review/ Revue de droit uniforme and other publications
(b) The UNIDROIT Web Site and Depository Libraries for UNIDROIT documentation

 

[Related documents:
 - Annual Report 2017 (C.D. (97) (2);
 - UNIDROIT 2013 - C.D.(92) 12;
 - UNIDROIT 2014 - C.D.(93) 11;
 - UNIDROIT 2015 - C.D.(94) 11;
 - UNIDROIT 2016 - C.D.(95) 12;
 - UNIDROIT 2017 - C.D.(96) 13]

 

 

 

15. Administrative matters

 

(a) Preparation of the draft budget for the 2019 financial year (C.D. (97) 15(a))

 

[Related document: UNIDROIT 2018 - F.C. (84) 2
                           (Draft budget 2019 – First estimates)]

 

(b) Report of the Secretary-General a.i. on the implementation of the new compensation
      and social security scheme applicable to the UNIDROIT staff (C.D. (97) 15(b))

[Related documents:
 - UNIDROIT 2018 – C.D. (97) 15(a);
 - UNIDROIT 2018 – F.C. (84) 4;
 - UNIDROIT 2018 – F.C. (84) 5;
 - UNIDROIT 2017 – A.G. (76) 7 rev.;
 - UNIDROIT 2017 – A.G. (76) 10;
 - UNIDROIT 2017 – F.C. (83) 9;
 - UNIDROIT 2017 – F.C. (81) 5;
 - UNIDROIT 2017 – F.C. (81) 6]

 

 

 

16. Date and venue of the 98th session of the Governing Council (C.D. (97) 1 rev. 02)

 

 

 

17. Any other business

 

(a) Private Law and Development - Cooperation with the Global Forum on Law Justice and
     Development (GFLJD) and possible future work in relation with the “Human-Centered
     Business Model” Project (C.D. (97) 16)

 

(b) Proposal submitted by the Czech Republic on artificial intelligence (C.D. (97) 17)