On January 5, CLDP held its 25th anniversary celebration in the Commerce Library. The event highlighted the people who have made CLDP’s work successful since its establishment in 1992. Secretary Pritzker welcomed the diverse group, thanked CLDP staff for its hard work, and highlighted meaningful interactions with CLDP programs over the past 3 years.
On February 9-13, 2016 in Manama, CLDP hosted the 6th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot, in coordination with Bahrain Center of Disputes and Resolutions (BCDR), the Royal University for Women, Mena Chambers, and the University of Pittsburg (CILE).
On August 22-26, 2016, CLDP and the International Trade Administration (ITA) collaborated with the Royal Malaysian Customs Department to hold a consultation for senior officials from the Pakistan Federal Board of Revenue and the Pakistan Ministry of Commerce in Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Secretary Pritzker highlighted CLDP’s work in Tunisia in her keynote address at the Investment and Entrepreneurship Conference in Tunis on March 6. CLDP’s recent work on franchising, franchise finance, and public procurement were given as examples of Commerce programs “aimed at deepening the partnership between our nations.”
In February 2016, CLDP organized a workshop in London, UK on exploration and production (E&P) contracting for senior officials from Pakistan’s Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources (MPNR) and the Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd. (OGDCL).
On August 9, 2016, CLDP led a Workshop on Best Practices in Government Procurement in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
On September 12-16, CLDP conducted a week-long regional workshop on Cross Border Management in Ho Chi Minh City in partnership with the General Department of Vietnam Customs and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
CLDP in Action
CLDP held a three-day Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Training and Competition in Mostar, BiH on February 17-19, 2017. The program focused on the third and final element of the Vis Moot preparatory process: oral advocacy.
From February 27-28, 2017, CLDP will conduct a workshop on intellectual property rights (IPR) for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Baku, Azerbaijan.
CLDP in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine and the Ministry of Agriculture will support the travel of the Government of Ukraine (GOU) delegation to the...
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