CLDP trains Afghan Telecommunications Regulatory Authority and Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
CLDP is partnering with the State Intellectual Property and Innovation Service of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent) and the Judicial Training Center of the Supreme Court of the Kyrgyz Republic on judicial capacity building to further develop the skills to produce predictable, harmonized, and efficient adjudication of IP infringement cases across the Kyrgyz Republic
CLDP has conducted a series of regional programs for North Africa in intellectual property, government procurement, and alternative dispute resolution to assist economic development and investment and to encourage free-market based reforms in the region. The programs are part of CLDP’s technical assistance supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI).
CLDP and the Government of Iraq are cooperating on a technical assistance program to help Iraq develop a written, coordinated national strategy on cybersecurity. A cybersecurity strategy would help businesses as well as government agencies better develop their use of communication networks.
CLDP in Action
From November 4 – 15, with significant input from FCS, CLDP hosted a delegation of former Iraqi commercial attachés, government officials and professors, in Washington DC and Orlando, FL. These consultations were the second phase of a program that started in Baghdad June 2013. The program focuses on Training of Trainers for Iraq’s future commercial attachés. As part of the US consultations, the Iraqi officials met with the World Bank and related agencies, with the US Commercial Service and with a US Export Assistance Center – Baltimore. They also met with standard setting organizations. The overall objective of these meetings was to develop the delegates’ knowledge of best practices in trade, customer relations, investment promotion, and negotiations.
CLDP will organize a Seminar on the Management of Technology Transfer Offices in Tunisia in Istanbul, Turkey from December 3-6, 2013.
CLDP will help support the development of intellectual property as a tool to accelerate knowledge-based economic development in Armenia through a technical assistance program and an assessment...
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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.