UNCITRAL Working Group II
  • UNCITRAL Working Group II

The UNCITRAL Working Group II: Arbitration and Conciliation/Dispute Settlement meets twice a year to debate and progress pre-determined issues in arbitration and international dispute resolution. Its work has a tangible impact on the development of arbitration. For example, it led to the changes made to the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 2010—see Practice Note: UNCITRAL Rules—background and introduction.UNCITRAL Working Group II

Note: the UNCITRAL Working Group III is considering investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) reform.UNCITRAL Working Group III

Working Group Session Report Subject
70th session, 23-27 September 2019 Not available Expedited arbitration—see agenda and other documents here. For further information on the proposals, see News Analysis: A closer look at the UNCITRAL Working Group II proposals on expedited arbitration
69th session, 4-8 February 2019 69th session—report Expedited arbitration
68th session, 5–9 February 2018 68th session—report Settlement of commercial disputes: international commercial mediation: preparation of instruments on enforcement of international commercial settlement agreements resulting from mediation

For coverage of the finalisation of the draft convention on international settlement agreements resulting from mediation (the Singapore Convention on Mediation), see News Analyses: Draft UNCITRAL international mediation convention and CEPEJ mediation toolkit and 48 States sign the Singapore Mediation Convention 
67th session, 2–6 October 2017 67th session—report Settlement of commercial