Established in 1966 by UN General Assembly resolution. "UNCITRAL's business is the modernization and harmonization of rules on international business ...formulating modern, fair, and harmonized rules on commercial transactions. These include:
"The UNCITRAL Secretariat has established a system for collecting and disseminating information on court decisions and arbitral awards relating to the Conventions and Model Laws that have emanated from the work of the Commission. The purpose of the system is to promote international awareness of the legal texts formulated by the Commission and to facilitate uniform interpretation and application of those texts. The system is explained in document A/CN.9/SER.C/GUIDE/1/Rev.2."