CLDP Chief Counsel Steve Gardner joined Secretary Pritzker in Burma, where her delegation met with President Thein Sein and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Aung Sang Suu Kyi. The delegation discussed Burma’s continuing legal reforms, with particular emphasis on commercial law. CLDP will continue implementing programs in Burma on energy and will begin technical assistance on arbitration and public procurement.
CLDP is partnering with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade and the Government of Ukraine to improve the quality of trade and economic policy formulation in Ukraine’s efforts to fulfill World Trade Organization (WTO) rights and obligations.
CLDP in partnership with the Ministry of Justice and the Institute for Training and Judicial Studies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to build the capacity of the UAE judiciary in adjudicating commercial cases.
CLDP provides commercial law training to Afghan businesses to strengthen the Afghan private sector.
In the context of the President's Power Africa Initiative, CLDP is coordinating the development of annotated core agreements for power generation projects within Power Africa countries. These agreements will be used as negotiation and capacity development tools for Power Africa governments and other stakeholders with the goal of reducing the development time cycle for power projects.
CLDP in Action
On August 18 and 19, in close coordination with the State Department’s Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR), CLDP conducted a Financial Modeling Workshop for approximately 20 officials from Burma's Ministry of Energy, the Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise, the Ministry of Finance, the Auditor General’s Office and national oil companies.
In September 2014, CLDP will be hosting high level representatives from the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP), Ministry of Justice (MoJ), and the...
On October 8-18, CLDP will host a delegation of officials from five Pakistani universities for a consultation on Innovation and Technology Transfer in Washington, D.C.; Denver, Colorado; and...
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CLDP's mission is to improve the legal environment for doing business in developing and transitional countries around the globe and thereby foster greater political stability and economic opportunity for local entrepreneurs and U.S. companies alike.