Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Herbert Kronke served as general secretary of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) from 1998 to 2008. UNIDROIT is an independent intergovernmental organization seated in Rome that was founded in 1926. The aim of UNIDROIT is the elaboration of instruments to modernize, harmonize and coordinate the private law jurisdictions of states and state groups.
Notable completed projects of UNIDROIT
- Unidroit Principles of International Commercial Contracts
- International Interests in Mobile Equipment
- Principles and Rules of Transnational Civil Procedure
- Transactions on transnational and connected capital markets