The UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (“RCAP”) and the University of Macau are pleased to announce the 10th Anniversary UNCITRAL RCAP – UM Joint Conference 2023, which will be held on 01 December 2023 at the Faculty of Law, University of Macau in Macau SAR. The Conference will be organized as a hybrid event, with the possibility to attend and present offline and online (via Zoom).
The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) is a core legal body of the United Nations system in the field of international trade law, which seeks to progressively harmonize and modernize trade laws by preparing and promoting the adoption and use of legal instruments in key areas of trade and commercial law. UNCITRAL RCAP (Incheon, Republic of Korea) was inaugurated in 2012 to promote the work of UNCITRAL in the Asia-Pacific region and provide technical assistance to the regional states concerning the implementation and uniform interpretation of UNCITRAL texts.
The University of Macau, founded in 1981, is the leading comprehensive public university in Macau. It is a resourceful and ambitious educational institution with a unique Sino-European heritage and global connections. Under the current Times Higher Education rankings, the University of Macau is ranked at 26th in the Young University Rankings, 37th in the Asia University Rankings and 193rd in the World University Rankings. The University of Macau is also ranked as No 1 in the Association of Portuguese Speaking Universities.
The Faculty of Law of the University of Macau, responsible for organizing the conference, is the oldest law school in Macau. With its diverse multilingual programs and teaching staff of international backgrounds, the Faculty has been playing a vital role in promoting legal education and research in Macau and contributing to the build-up of the local legal system. In addition, the Faculty of Law has also successfully held many high-level international conferences and meetings on a range of legal topics. The law school is unique and one of its kind in offering legal education in three distinct languages focusing on domestic, comparative and international laws in bachelor, master and Ph.D. programs.
The organization of the conference is also supported by key legal and arbitral institutions in the region, further details of which could be found the conference website and the poster.