In the context of the President's Power Africa Initiative, “Understanding Power Purchase Agreements” brings together insights from government, financial and private sector experts to identify best practices for structuring and balancing power project contracts.
CLDP began implementation of its joint-commercial law training with Singapore for ASEAN participants. The Third Country Training Program falls under the auspices of a memorandum of understanding between the Department of State and Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. CLDP's first course focused on trade facilitation.
CLDP’s Customs Valuation, Classification, and Customs Procedures program for Armenia is targeted to ensure that the Customs Service of Armenia’s customs valuation and classification process is fair, harmonized, and transparent, and meets the requirements of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the WTO Customs Valuation Agreement.
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 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 in Action
On February 23-27 2015, in cooperation with the International Trade Centre (ITC), a joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization, CLDP organized a workshop on trade and market analysis for fourteen officials of the Iraq Ministry of Trade.
CLDP, in collaboration with the University of Jordan, Judicial Council of Jordan, the LEAD Advisory group, the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR), and the ICC, will host the 5th...
On March 10-13, 2015, CLDP will join the U.S. Trade Representative, the International Trade Administration, the U.S. State Department, and the Government of Pakistan in Islamabad for the Trade 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.