The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law has established six working groups to perform the substantive preparatory work on topics within the Commission's programme of work. Each of the working groups is composed of all member States of the Commission. Working Group II oversees "Arbitration and Conciliation".
Preparation of uniform provisions on written form for arbitration agreements Article II(2) of the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 1958)
Inclusion of a reference to the 1958 New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in the draft convention on the use of electronic communications in international contracts