During the week of 14 to 18 November at the UN Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, the III session of the UNCITRAL Working Group / Cross Border UNCITRAL Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) took place in Spanish, Electronics Dispute Resolution (RED) border, of which the ILCE was honored to be invited to participate with observer status.
ILCE's delegation at the UN consisted of the Beloved Mary Arley Orduña, Director of the Center for Negotiation and Mediation at the Faculty of Law at the National University of Mexico (UNAM) and Rolando J. Ortega Hernandez, a Venezuelan lawyer, PhD in Law Mercantile University of Salamanca, both two ODR experts and consultants for the Regional Programme Electronics Dispute Resolution ILCE, who heads Szlak Gabriela from Argentina.
During the meetings at the UN he articulate a draft document on Rules of Procedure for Electronic Dispute Resolution border commercial transactions was discussed.
You can consult the provisional Regulation that was discussed in the sessions here .
ILCE, with the conviction that the particularities of our region must be taken into account, is participating in the debate about the need to create appropriate frameworks for equitable and efficient treatment of large volumes of low-value cross-border disputes, which come the growing use of electronic commerce that crosses borders.
One of the proposals made by the ILCE and which was submitted for consideration, was to create a code of conduct agreed internationally to establish the principles and best practices that should govern the activity of neutral working resolving disputes in the online context, such such as impartiality.
ILCE delegation to UNCITRAL and ODR expert of the Spanish delegation and a member of the Board of eConfianza ILCE, Aura Esther Vilalta
"The continuous and committed participation of the ILCE as an expert observer in the UNCITRAL Working Group allows the ILCE access first-hand information regarding the progress of cross-border issue and also provide a regional perspective specializing in the field, adding value to the meeting. We emphasize once again, as we have done in various forums and conferences, more active participation and professionals specialized in the subject of the delegations of our region with voting UNCITRAL is essential therefore, the texts that is arrived, could have an impact for the region, both entrepreneurial and consumers who use the Internet to purchase goods and services. "said the Director at RED (Electronic Dispute Resolution) ILCE, Gabriela Szlak, who recalled the ILCE from October this year is carrying out the first pilot Regional Network Program under the Regional Programme eConfianza , where he attends as neutral buyers and sellers third, so they can solve satisfactorily any inconvenience It is generated during a process of online purchase. In 2012 the first conclusions of this first pilot experience in Argentina will be presented, with outreach to various countries, such as Spain, Mexico and Colombia, among others.
As for the meeting of the UNCITRAL Working Group, it is interesting to note that this time involving about 45 state delegations and the European Union and two observers from governmental international organizations: the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and the Ministry of Integration Economic Central (SIEC) -
Likewise, also they participated as expert observers, non-governmental international organizations, among others, the following:
Latin American Institute of Electronic Commerce (ILCE), Center for International Legal Education (CILE), Centre de Recherche en Droit Public (CRDP), Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIARB), Construction Industry Arbitration Council, India (CIAC), Electronic Consumer Dispute Resolution (ECODIR), European Law Students' Association (ELSA), Institute of Commercial Law (Penn State Dickinson School of Law), Institute of Law and Technology (Masaryk University), Internet Bar Organization (IBO), International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (VIAC), Moot Alumni Association (MAA), New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).
Consultation material on the subject:
Relevant documents RED / ODR UNCITRAL / UNCITRAL, in Spanish, here
Sessions end of WGIII of 14 to 18 November in Vienna report, in English, here
Video of the International Colloquium on RED / ODR, organized by the ILCE, here
Webinar on Electronic Resolution of Disputes (World Day Internet Conference 2011), here
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On the Latin American Institute of Electronic Commerce ILCE: It is a non-profit regional character that develops and supports the Digital Economy in the different Latin American countries in order to promote initiatives that strengthen the world of internet business organization.
Among the objectives is to weave an open network entities and institutions that promote regional initiatives of each of its members and the set.
Since its creation it has carried out with continuity activities have resulted in emerging activities within the institutions that are part of your network. For more information on the same log in http://www.einstituto.org