Transparency & Governance

CLDP provides support to governments seeking to improve the level of transparency in laws, regulations, agreements and other practices affecting business or trade.

Government Procurement

CLDP advises host governments in their efforts to develop efficient, transparent, and impartial government contracting infrastructure. Such programs address accession to and compliance with international government procurement agreements, implementation of necessary legislative and regulatory frameworks, and the training of critical contracting personnel.

Legislation

CLDP holds consultations with lawmakers, government officials and the private sector that focus on ensuring clarity and openness in legislative drafting.

Regulation

CLDP supports government efforts to develop notice and comment procedures for policy setting and rule-making in addition to developing freedom of information policies and procedures. CLDP programs also focus on developing ethics policies and financial disclosure statements for government workers and defining appeal and protest rights and procedures for courts and agencies.

Regulatory Bodies

CLDP organizes technical assistance and skills training for regulatory bodies to build their institutional capacity to conduct audits and investigations.

Judicial Opinions

CLDP works with judges to improve the efficiency and organization of judicial opinions.

Upcoming Programs

October 15, 2017 - October 19, 2017

CLDP in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine and the Ministry of Agriculture, supported the travel of the Government of Ukraine (GOU) delegation to the GPA Committee Meeting on October 15-19, 2017, at WTO Secretariat, Geneva. The GOU delegation consisted of two Ministry of Economic Development and Trade officials. They attended the GPA Committee meeting and participated in bilateral negotiations with the U.S. and other delegations.

The GOU participation in the GPA Committee Meeting will ensure Ukraine has a more active role on issues critical to Ukraine’s trade sector; it effectively accomplishes the procedural requirements, carries out the negotiations, and provides answers to questions posed by GPA Committee members, including the United States.

CLDP in Action

June 19, 2017 - June 20, 2017

From June 19-20, CLDP organized a workshop on Judicial Ethics and Case Management for 126 judicial candidates in Baku, Azerbaijan.