From 24 to 25 August 2021, UNIDROIT received a delegation from Uzbekistan which included representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tashkent State University of Law and OSCE. The delegation was welcomed by Prof. Ignacio Tirado (Secretary-General), Prof. Anna Veneziano (Deputy Secretary-General), Mr Carlo Di Nicola (Senior Legal Officer), Mr Chen Miao (Legal Officer) and Mr Hamza Hameed (Legal Consultant). The fruitful meeting focused on Uzbekistan’s consideration of accession to UNIDROIT as a Member State and included presentations covering a number of UNIDROIT instruments such as the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts 2016, the Cape Town Convention and its Protocols, the 1995 UNIDROIT Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects, and the UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Legal Guide on Contract Farming. A number of UNIDROIT’s high priority projects such as the Digital Assets and Private Law Project, and the Best Practices of Enforcement, and further opportunities for cooperation between Uzbekistan and the Tashkent State University of Law and UNIDROIT were also discussed.
The Delegation from Uzbekistan with representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tashkent State University of Law and OSCE with UNIDROIT’s Secretary-General, Deputy Secretary-General and Officers in the garden of Villa Aldobrandini