On 28 March 2017, the Secretary-General was invited to participate in a Symposium on the Luxembourg Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Railway Rolling Stock. The Symposium, organised by the Treaty & Law Department of the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) and hosted by the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE),  was addressed to industry stakeholders and government officials and aimed to provide an understanding of the benefits of the Rail Protocol, its overall impact, the functioning of the Registry, as well as an assessment based on the Aircraft Protocol. The Symposium was opened by Mr. YE Jun (Deputy Director General, Treaty & Law Dept, MOFCOM), and Professor SHI Jingxia (Dean UIBE Law School), Mr LIU Keyi (Deputy Director, Domestic Trade Law Divisions, Treaty & Law Dept, MOFCOM) and featured presentations by the Secretary-General on the Rail Protocol and by Ms Elizabeth Hirst (Managing Director, Regulis SA - Registrar Designate of the International Registry under the Rail Protocol) on the functioning of the International Rail Registry.


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 Deputy Director General of the
Treaty and Law Department of
MOFCOM, Mr YE Jun, delivering
his opening remarks.
  Secretary-General of UNIDROIT
Mr José Angelo Estrella Faria
delivering his presentation.
  Managing Director of Regulis SA
(Registrar Designate of the
International Registry under the
Rail Protocol), Ms Elizabeth Hirst
delivering her presentation.



Group Photo of the Participants to the Symposium.


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