Areas of Expertise

February 22, 2017 - February 24, 2017

Legislative Drafting Workshop on Pre-Arrival Processing Procedures and Handling of Expedited Shipments Workshop in Ukraine

CLDP, in cooperation with the Ukraine Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, will support the Legislative Drafting Workshop on Pre-Arrival Processing Procedures and Handling of Expedited Shipments.

February 20, 2017 - February 23, 2017

Ukraine: MEDT Delegation to the Government Procurement Agreement Committee Meeting in Geneva

CLDP in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine and the US Embassy Kyiv, will support the travel of the Government of Ukraine (GOU) delegation to the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) Committee Meeting to take place on February 20-23, 2017 at WTO Secretariat, Geneva.

January 30, 2017 - January 31, 2017

Government Procurement Efficiency and Combatting Corruption Workshop

CLDP will host in close cooperation with the Ukraine Ministry of Economic Development and Trade and the Ministry of Infrastructure, the second workshop on public procurement and corruption. With Ukraine's recent accession (May 2016) to the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) under the WTO, CLDP is assisting the Ukrainian public and private sectors to align the local laws with the GPA standards, while working to minimize opportunities for corruption.

January 24, 2017 - January 25, 2017

Nepal Workshop on Competitive Bidding for Power Projects

On January 24-25, CLDP will conduct a workshop in Kathmandu for officials from the Ministry of Power, Nepal Investment Board, Nepal Electricity Authority and other energy-related agencies on competitive bidding of power projects. The workshop will focus on core elements of competitive bidding and procurement and internationally recognized standards and key principles of attracting investment to large power projects. This workshop is part of the Department of State's Indo-Pacific Economic Corridor Initiative aimed at increasing cross-border investment in energy and power trading in South Asia.

January 23, 2017 - January 27, 2017

Afghanistan: Consultation on Implementation of Afghanistan's WTO Committments

CLDP, in cooperation with the WTO Secretariat and the International Trade Centre, will hold a consultation in Geneva to assist the Government of Afghanistan in developing the knowledge and expertise to implement its trade commitments, to participate as an active member, and to fully realize the benefits of its recent WTO membership. 

January 9, 2017 - January 11, 2017

Bahrain Trade Legislation Workshop

On January 9-11, 2017, CLDP will hold a legislative workshop for the legal and economic advisory staff of Bahrain’s Council of Representatives. The worskshop will focus on training the advisors to enhance their skills in legislative research and legal capacity building as it pertains to facilitation of government trade agreements, with a focus on the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA). The worskshop will also expose participants to the methods and impacts of acceding and ratifying such agreements. Participants will learn how to assess the economic impact of trade legislation domestically, common types of reservations States raise on certain trade provisions, and the penalties associated with breaching trade obligations (trade remedies). The workshop will expose the legal and economic advisors to pertinent issues in trade negotiation and country impact of ratifiction. The workshop is part of CLDP’s Legislative Drafting Program in Bahrain, in part to build capacity of the Council of Representatives Members.

December 15, 2016 - December 16, 2016

Anti-corruption Initiatives in the Field of Business: New Legislation of Ukraine and Recommendations on its Application Based on International Experience

CLDP in cooperation with Corporate Governance Professional Association (CGPA) and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) will support a workshop on Anti-corruption Initiatives in the Field of Business: New Ukrainian Legislation and Recommendations for its Application Based on the International Experience, which will take place in Uzhgorod in December 2016. The workshop will aim to use Ukraine’s new anti-corruption laws to educate both government officials and business representatives about how they can contribute to an overall reduction in corruption.


December 14, 2016 - December 16, 2016

Kosovo: Workshop on Customs Ethics

From December 14-16, 2016, CLDP will conduct a Workshop on Customs Ethics in Pristina, Kosovo. CLDP will work with the Customs Service of Kosovo to develop anti-corruption strategies and implement a comprehensive integrity program.

December 14, 2016 - December 17, 2016

Afghanistan: Judicial Capacity Building Phase I

CLDP, in partnership with the International Finance Corporation, will train Afghan commercial court judges on the newly reformed Movable and Immovable Property Laws on December 14-17, 2016.