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Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol – Subsequent declarations – Côte d’Ivoire

On 12 June 2019, the Government of Côte d’Ivoire notified UNIDROIT of subsequent declarations under Articles 39(1)(a), 40, 52, 53 and 54(2) of the Convention and under Articles XXIX, XXX(1), XXX(2) an... read more..

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UNIDROIT CO-ORGANISES THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES ON CULTURAL HERITAGE PROTECTION (GDANSK, POLAND)

On 6 and 7 June 2019, UNIDROIT co-organised with the University of Gdańsk and the University of Opole two international conferences in Gdansk (Poland) to promote the accession of Poland to the 19... read more..

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Opening of the Online Consultation on the Zero Draft of the UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Legal Guide on Agricultural Land Investment Contracts (ALIC)

As part of the finalization of the future UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Legal Guide on Agricultural Land Investment Contracts (ALIC), the ALIC Zero Draft is submitted to extended consultations to raise awareness ... read more..

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Rail Working Group Event in Madrid

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.      ... read more..

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UNIDROIT PRINCIPLES OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS 2016 RELEASED IN CHINESE (MANDARIN)

The UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts 2016, translated by Mr Zhang Yuqing, Beijing Zhang Yuqing Law Firm (Beijing, P.R. China), former member of the UNIDROIT Governing Council,... read more..

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UNIDROIT INSTRUMENTS PRESENTED AT SEMINAR IN MADRID

On 13 May UNIDROIT partnered with the Catedra de Estudios Juridicos Iberoamericanos to deliver a seminar on “UNIDROIT and the Codification of International Private Law”.         &n... read more..

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PRINCIPLES OF REINSURANCE CONTRACT LAW PROJECT PRESENTED TO UNIDROIT GOVERNING COUNCIL

On 10 May 2019, as a conclusive event to the 98th session of the UNIDROIT Governing Council, members of the Working Group on the Principles of Reinsurance Contract Law Project presented on the finalis... read more..

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98TH SESSION OF UNIDROIT GOVERNING COUNCIL

The 98th session of the UNIDROIT Governing Council, the first under Secretary-General Ignacio Tirado’s tenure,  took place in Rome from 8 to 10 May 2019.            ... read more..

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GUIDE ON THE LAW APPLICABLE TO INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS IN THE AMERICAS

On 9 May 2019, the Guide on the Law Applicable to International Commercial Contracts in the Americas was presented at the 98th session of the UNIDROIT Governing Council.         &n... read more..

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LAUNCH OF THE 4TH EDITION OF ROY GOODE’S OFFICIAL COMMENTARY ON THE CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL INTERESTS IN MOBILE EQUIPMENT AND THE AIRCRAFT PROTOCOL

On 8 May 2019, the members of the UNIDROIT Governing Council were invited to take part in the launch of the 4th edition of the Official Commentary on the Cape Town Convention on International Interest... read more..

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A Tribute to Professor Mazzoni

It is with great sadness that UNIDROIT announces  the passing of our President, Professor Alberto Mazzoni, in the early afternoon of Monday 6 May 2019.             &... read more..

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UNCITRAL/UNIDROIT WORKSHOP ON SMART CONTRACTS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGY

On 6-7 May 2019, UNIDROIT hosted a Joint Workshop, co-organised by sister organisation UNCITRAL, on the legal issues arising from the use of Smart Contracts, Artificial Intelligence and Distributed Le... read more..

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CAPE TOWN CONVENTION COLLOQUIUM IN MONTREAL

A Colloquium entitled “The Cape Town Convention – Past successes and Future Opportunities” was held on April 30 at the Law Faculty of the Université de Montréal.          &nbs... read more..

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Annual Tripartite Coordination meeting held in Rome

The annual coordination meeting between UNIDROIT, United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH), took place in Rome on 24... read more..

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LECTURE ON SPACE PROTOCOL AT LEIDEN UNIVERSITY

On 16 April 2019, Deputy Secretary-General Professor Anna Veneziano and Legal Consultant Mr Hamza Hameed delivered a joint lecture to the students of the Advanced Master’s LLM in Air and Space Law Pro... read more..

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UNIDROIT welcomes second visit from Strathmore Law School and signs a Memorandum of Understanding

On 12 April 2019, UNIDROIT welcomed the second of two groups of students from Strathmore Law School, Nairobi, Kenya. Around 80 Students were accompanied by the Dean of the Law School, Professor L... read more..

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Strathmore Law School visits UNIDROIT

On 29 March 2019, a group of 75 students from Strathmore Law School, Nairobi, Kenya, visited UNIDROIT. The visit took place as part of an annual academic excursion organised by Strathmore University t... read more..

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UNIDROIT AT ANNUAL WORLD BANK CONFERENCE ON LAND AND POVERTY

On 28 March 2019, UNIDROIT Legal Officer Neale Bergman delivered a presentation on UNIDROIT’s ongoing preparation of the future Legal Guide on Agricultural Land Investment Contracts...     &... read more..

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UNIDROIT PARTICIPATES AT GSC 2019 AND AT UN/JORDAN WORKSHOP ON SPACE EXPLORATION

Hamza Hameed, Legal Consultant at UNIDROIT, participated at the Global Space Congress (GSC) 2019 in Abu Dhabi on 19-21 March, and at the UN/Jordan Workshop on Global Partnership in Space Exploration a... read more..

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UNIDROIT PARTICIPATES IN ITC-ILO LLM PROGRAMME IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW

On 18-19 March 2019, Mr Neale Bergman (Legal Officer, UNIDROIT) delivered a lecture on “International Sources of Contract Law: The UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts” to 21 stud... read more..

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