As part of the multi-phase technical assistance, CLDP is sponsoring the participation of a representative of the MEDT to attend the 22nd Annual Short Course in Global Trade Analysis (GTAP), to be held in West LaFayette, Indiania at the University of Purdue, from August 2-8, 2014.
To gain much needed government stakeholder perspectives and ownership of the annotated PPA, CLDP will hold, in June 2014, a regional workshop in Abuja, Nigeria, for utilities, transmitters, distributors and regulators.
CLDP is organizing US Consultations on Franchising in New York from June 16-20, 2014 to assist officials from the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development to develop a business environment conducive to attracting more franchises in Georgia.
CLDP will organize the next in its series of telecommunications regulatory workshops for Afghan officials on June 16 and 17, 2014. The objective of these workshops is to build skills and knowledge within the Afghan Telecommunications and Regulatory Authority and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology through progressive training sessions with a standing group of mid-level officials from those organizations. Two previous sessions and two videoconferences addressed basic concepts of regulation, essential technologies, spectrum management basics, and comparisons to the U.S. regulatory system. This next workshop go deeper into telecommunications regulatory challenges.
CLDP is organizing US Consultations on Franchising in New York from June 16-21, 2014, to assist prospective Iraqi franchisees and representatives from the Iraqi Ministry of Trade, to develop the skills necessary to negotiate franchise agreements as well as improve the business environment conducive to attracting more franchises to Iraq.
On June 14-21, in coordination with USDA, a team of CLDP attorneys and experts will conduct phase two of CLDP’s Agribusiness Study Tour for 22 Afghan farmers from Wardak and Paktika provinces of Afghanistan and four entrepreneurs from Kabul.
CLDP, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of the Resident Legal Advisor at the U.S. Embassy Georgia (RLA) and the High School of Justice of Georgia (HSJ), will hold a two-day Workshop on Adjudication of Cybercrime Cases in Batumi, Georgia from approximately for 25 judges as well as HSJ officials and representatives from the Georgian Copyright Association (GCA) and the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia "Sakpatenti".
June 9-12, 2014, CLDP will facilitate the attendance of three customs officials from each of the Central Asia TIFA member states and Afghanistan, to participate in the TIFA in Washington, DC, hold an organizational meeting establishing an expert level customs working group, and explore cooperation and integration in customs valuation and IP enforcement.