On 30 September 2022, UNIDROIT participated in the 4th Conference for a Euro-African Academic Partnership, organised by ICCROM, in collaboration with the University of Teramo and the Diocese of Teramo-Atri, IZS, UNIDROIT, ICOMOS and under the auspices of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The Conference was organised in the framework of the 5th International Forum of Gran Sasso.
UNIDROIT President Maria-Chiara Malaguti delivered opening remarks for the Conference. Legal Officer Philine Wehling gave a presentation on “Promoting Sustainability through Private Law: current UNIDROIT Projects”, highlighting how UNIDROIT’s work contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Conference provided a forum for academics and practitioners with multidisciplinary backgrounds to conduct an extensive assessment to take stock of the need for closer cooperation between Africa and Europe in research and training.
For information on the International Forum of Gran Sasso: https://www.unite.it/UniTE/Home/IV_Forum_internazionale_del_Gran_Sasso