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International law: Private international law


Researching areas of private international law

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) is the core legal body of the United Nations system in the field of international trade law. UNCITRAL's business is the modernization and harmonization of rules on international business.

(From the UNCITRAL website)

The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) is an independent intergovernmental organisation whose purpose is to study needs and methods for modernising, harmonising and co-ordinating private and commercial law between States and groups of States.

(From the UNIDROIT website)