New York, United States - Indonesia has been re-elected as member of the United Nations Commision on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) for the period of 2019-2025, at the election took place at the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, USA, on December 17th, 2018.
Indonesia, along with 6 other countries; Singapore, Japan, China, Viet Nam, Republic of Korea, and Malaysia are elected to represent the Asia Pacific Group as members of the UNCITRAL for the period of 2019-2025. Indonesia received 160 votes—the third highest in the Asia Pacific Group—at the election which was held behind closed doors.
Indonesia's re-election as member of the UNCITRAL is the evidence of trust from the global community towards Indonesia's current active role in international trade law. Indonesia is committed to continue its active contribution in the harmonisation and unification of international trade law and in furthering a progressive dialogue on international trade law within the framework of the UNCITRAL in order to tackle global challenges in international trade.
Formerly, Indonesia has been elected as an UNCITRAL member for two times, for the periods of 1977-1983 and 2013-2019.