The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) facilitates international commerce through the modernization of trade rules and the harmonization of commercial laws, primarily through the drafting of treaties, model laws, and explanatory texts. These documents are prepared by ad hoc committees of subject specialists known as working groups.
Since its inception, UNCITRAL’s Working Group on Electronic Commerce has produced one treaty, three model laws, and two explanatory texts:
To monitor the Working Group’s current and past activities, visit this page, which includes meeting agendas, reports, and document drafts.
UNCITRAL’s Working Group on Online Dispute Resolution met from 2010 to 2016. Although it did not produce any treaties or model laws, the Working Group did publish its Technical Notes on Online Dispute Resolution. An archive of meeting agendas, reports, and other working papers is available on this page.