On 27-30 November 2019, the Indonesian Notaries Association (INI) have the honor and distinction of being the host for the 29th International Congress of the International Union of Notaries (International Congress of Notaries) in Jakarta, Indonesia. The International Congress of Notaries is a special congress held in Asia for the first time since UINL was established, and Indonesia is especially proud to be the host in convening the International Congress of Notaries. One of the speakers is the Dean of Faculty of Law, Universitas Indonesia, Dr. Edmon Makarim, S.Kom., S.H., LL.M.
The International Congress of Notaries features the following two overarching themes, The validity of the Notariat’s Principles in the 21st Century, and The Relationships and Roles of Notaries for Natural Persons. Also, panel discussion themes through studies that the Congress Commission and UINL Themes have already started preparing. A number of academics, practitioners, and experts are being prepared and panels formed for speakers to present and share their expertise, experiences, and knowledge at the International Congress of Notaries.
UINL is a non-governmental organization that was established by 19 countries in 1948 and currently boasts 87 member countries. This organization aims to prioritize, coordinate, and develop the functions and activities of notaries around the world by upholding the ethics and independence of notaries in order to provide better services to the general public.