From the Regional Centre:
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of UNCITRAL, the conference “Global Standards for Rule-based Commerce” will be held in New Delhi, India, on 28-29 November 2016.
Hosted by the UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific with the UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee in India, with the support of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, this prestigious conference will be opened by H.E. Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of the Republic of India, H.E. T.S. Thakur, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India, and Mr Renaud Sorieul, Secretary of UNCITRAL. With H.E. Sheikha Haya Rasheed Al Khalifa, former President of the UN General Assembly, delivering a special address, the conference will feature prominent dignitaries around the Asia-Pacific region, discussing UNCITRAL’s role and work in the harmonization and modernization of international trade law, as well as pertinent international trade law issues including arbitration, electronic commerce and cross-border insolvency.
Government officials, judges, legal scholars, practitioners and businesses, from India and around the region, are welcomed to register and attend.