Following the first-ever Virtual Pre-Intersessional Meeting on “The Use of Mediation in ISDS” in November 2020, this Intersessional Meeting will gather delegations of Working Group III of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), world-renowned practitioners and academics to discuss ways to strengthen the use of mediation in ISDS disputes.
Co-organised by UNCITRAL, the Department of Justice, Hong Kong SAR, and the Asian Academy of International Law (AAIL), the UNCITRAL WG III Intersessional Meeting on the ‘Use of Mediation in ISDS’ aims to explore the draft notes prepared by the UNCITRAL Secretariat on model treaty provisions and guidelines for the use of mediation, as well as the experience and perspectives on mediation of international organisations and different jurisdictions through panel sessions, practical workshop and roundtable discussion.
The meeting, which allows for both virtual and in-person participation, is scheduled to hold as follows:
28th October 2021 18:30-21:30 (GMT+8)
29th October 2021 10:00-12:00 and 18:30-21:20 (GMT+8) (evening session open to WG III delegations only)
For more information, and to register for the event, please visit https://2021-uncitral-wg-iii-intersessional.net/