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THE MAC PROTOCOL IS ADOPTED!

On 22 November 2019, the fourth Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Mining, Agricultural and Construction Equipment (the “MAC Protocol”) wa... read more..

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PRINCIPLES OF REINSURANCE CONTRACT LAW AVAILABLE ONLINE

UNIDROIT, as a longstanding partner of the project to formulate a “restatement” of existing global reinsurance law,  is very pleased to announce the finalisation of the Principles of Reinsurance ... read more..

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UNIDROIT AND IIASL SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

On 7 December 2019, UNIDROIT signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Institute of Air and Space Law at Leiden University to further collaborative work on the promotion of the... read more..

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UNIDROIT participates in UNCITRAL’s Colloquium on Civil Asset Tracing and Recovery

On 6 December 2019 UNIDROIT was invited to speak at a Colloquium organised by UNCITRAL at the Vienna International Centre to discuss issues related to civil asset-tracing and recovery.     &... read more..

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Fifth PIDA Week endorses LUXEMBOURG Rail Protocol

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 organiz... read more..

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Loyola University Chicago’s John Felice Rome Center visits UNIDROIT

On 28 November 2019, the UNIDROIT Secretariat welcomed a group of 22 graduate students from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law’s Rule of Law for Development Program (PROLAW) 2019-2020 for a m... read more..

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1995 UNIDROIT CONVENTION ON STOLEN OR ILLEGALLY EXPORTED CULTURAL OBJECTS – DEPOSIT OF THE 48th INSTRUMENT – GHANA

The instrument of accession to the 1995 UNIDROIT Convention has been deposited by Ghana with the Italian Government, Depositary of the Convention, on 20 September 2019 and the Convention will enter in... read more..

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‘Secured Transactions Law Reform in Africa’ launched at the University of Pretoria

On 19 November 2019, the book ‘Secured Transactions Law Reform in Africa’ was launched in a ceremony at the University of Pretoria.               This book is a mixt... read more..

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NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR THE CAPE TOWN CONVENTION ACADEMIC PROJECT

On 13 November 2019, in Pretoria at the Diplomatic Conference for the Adoption of the MAC Protocol, UNIDROIT, the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law (Cambridge), and the Aviation Wo... read more..

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Side Event on the Luxembourg Rail Protocol to the Cape Town Convention held during MAC Protocol Diplomatic Conference in Pretoria

On Tuesday 12th November, during the MAC Diplomatic Conference in Pretoria, UNIDROIT and the Rail Working Group (RWG) co-organised a side event to present and discuss the Legal Operation and Economic ... read more..

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DIPLOMATIC CONFERENCE FOR THE ADOPTION OF THE MAC PROTOCOL STARTS IN PRETORIA

On 11 November 2019, UNIDROIT Secretary-General Professor Ignacio Tirado opened the Diplomatic Conference for the adoption of the draft Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile ... read more..

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Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol – Subsequent declarations – Egypt

On 7 November 2019, the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt notified UNIDROIT of subsequent declarations under Articles 39(1)(a), 53 and 54(2) of the Convention and Articles XIX, XXX(1), XXX(2) a... read more..

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SECRETARY GENERAL AT LAWASIA CONFERENCE 2019

On 7 November 2019, Secretary General Professor Ignacio Tirado participated in the 32nd LAWASIA Conference, which took place in Hong Kong on 5-8 November.            ... read more..

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SECRETARY GENERAL DELIVERS DISTINGUISHED LECTURE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG LAW FACULTY

On 5 November 2019, Secretary-General Professor Ignacio Tirado was invited to deliver a Distinguished Lecture as part of the series to mark the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Law of the University... read more..

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Secretary-General delivers Keynote Lecture at 3rd UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Judicial Summit 2019

On 4 November 2019, Secretary-General Professor Ignacio Tirado delivered a Keynote Lecture during the 3rd UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Judicial Summit 2019.               T... read more..

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THIRD REGIONAL CONSULTATION ON THE UNIDROIT-FAO-IFAD LEGAL GUIDE ON AGRICULTURAL LAND INVESTMENT CONTRACTS (ALIC) IN NAIROBI

On 23 October, Strathmore University Law School generously hosted a Regional Consultation Workshop on the future Legal Guide to Agricultural Land Investment Contracts (ALIC) developed by UNIDROIT in c... read more..

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The Cape Town Convention, Luxembourg Rail Protocol and MAC Protocol presented in Nairobi

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 Conventio... read more..

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UNIDROIT wins the 2019 United Rule of Law Appeal (UROLA) Prize

UNIDROIT is very pleased to announce it has been awarded the United Rule of Law Appeal (UROLA) Prize for 2019. UROLA is an NGO jointly managed by the International Law Institute and other NGOs focused... read more..

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UNIDROIT PARTICIPATES IN CONFERENCE ON COURT DECISION ENFORCEMENT IN COMMERCIAL DISPUTES IN BISHKEK

Between 25-26 October, Hamza Hameed, Legal Consultant at UNIDROIT, participated at the Conference on the Theory and Practice of: “Court Decision Enforcement in Commercial Disputes: Achievements, Chall... read more..

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UNIDROIT delivers briefing on the MAC Protocol Diplomatic Conference to Embassies in Rome

On Tuesday 15 October UNIDROIT held an international briefing event to discuss the MAC Protocol to the Cape Town Convention at the UNIDROIT headquarters in Rome, Italy.         &nb... read more..

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