International Conference

Oct 22, 2019

The Cape Town Convention, MAC Protocol, and Rail Protocol: Legal and economic benefits for African States, international trade and development


Date: 22nd October 2019
Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Venue: Strathmore Law School, Keri Campus.


The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) in partnership with the Strathmore University Law School is pleased to convene an international conference to discuss the future fourth Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Mining, Agricultural and Construction Equipment (the “MAC Protocol”) as well as discuss the benefits of the Rail Protocol for Africa, as an adopted treaty within the framework of the Cape Town Convention.

This event will bring together diplomatic representatives, legal experts and industry stakeholders to discuss the beneficial impact of both the MAC Protocol and the Rail Protocol, with a particular focus on developing countries and emerging markets. The conference will provide an
opportunity for States to learn more about the future treaty in advance of its adoption at the Diplomatic Conference in Pretoria, South Africa between 11 – 22 November 2019.


Please register your participation (free of charge) by sending an email to


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Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200