On 13 March 2019, Deputy Secretary-General Professor Anna Veneziano participated remotely in a special workshop co-organised by the Rail Working Group with the Ministry of Law and Human Rights in Jakarta entitled “The Future for Railway Finance: How the Luxembourg Rail Protocol will transform the Rail Sector in Indonesia and beyond”.
On 28 February 2019 UNIDROIT Senior Legal Officer Ms Frederique Mestre made a presentation on “International Regulatory Models for Contract Farming” at a Workshop on “Agricultura por contrato - Aspectos legales y regulatorios, ordenamiento productivo, instrumentos financieros” - organised by...
The final Annual Steering Committee meeting with the Co-reporters of all Working Groups was held in Rome on 25-26 February 2019. The meeting began by addressing the current status of the Consolidated Draft, presented by the Working Group on “Structure”, and explored the main issues and solutions envisaged for the finalisation of the Consolidated Text.
On 20 February 2019, UNIDROIT Deputy Secretary-General Professor Anna Veneziano presented the Legal Guide on Contract Farming, its main features and key aspects of its implementation at the Food for Law Conference hosted by McGill University in Montreal and its Centre for Intellectual Property Policy (CIPP).
On 19 February 2019, the Republic of Moldova’s instrument of accession to the Aircraft Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment was deposited with UNIDROIT.
The instrument of accession to the 1995 UNIDROIT Convention has been deposited by Latvia with the Italian Government, Depositary of the Convention, on 8 February 2019 and the Convention will enter into force for Latvia on 1 August 2019.
On 25 January 2019, Ms Marina Schneider, Senior Legal Officer and Treaty Depositary, UNIDROIT, delivered a presentation on the 1995 UNIDROIT Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects at a conference entitled “The international circulation of Artworks” organized by the International Relationship Committee (CRINT) of the Milano Bar Association at the occasion of the Opening of the 2019 Judicial Year of the Milano Court of Appeal.