CLDP, in cooperation with the Iraqi State Shura Council, will conduct a workshop for Iraqi lawyers on drafting binding and effective international arbitration clauses for contracts with foreign parties. The workshop will be led by international experts with extensive experience serving as arbitrators and arbitration counsel in disputes involving foreign investment and international commercial transactions.
As part of an ongoing technical assistance program, CLDP will conduct the second of a series of workshops on Customs Valuation and Classification in collaboration with the State Revenue Committee of Armenia in Yerevan, Armenia.
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 annotated agreements, along with pro bono energy law expertise, 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 in Africa.
CLDP, in cooperation with the Bahrain Center for Dispute Resolution (BCDR) and the LEAD Advisory Group, will kick-off the 5th Annual Middle East Vis Program (Vis) this October 14–18, 2014 in Amman, Jordan.