September 9, 2014 - September 11, 2014

Regional Customs Working Group Workshop II

On September 9-11, CLDP supported the second meeting of the Central Asia Customs Working Group in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, with support by U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the World Customs Organization.

June 9, 2014 - June 12, 2014

Central Asia TIFA and Customs Working Group Meeting

CLDP, in coordination with the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), organized the inaugural meeting of the Customs Working Group as part of the Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) Council meetings on June 9-13, 2014 in Washington, DC. 

February 6, 2014 - February 7, 2014

Workshop on Border Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the Kyrgyz Republic

CLDP, in coordination with Kyrgyzpatent and the State Customs Service of the Kyrgyz Republic, held a two day workshop on the Border Enforcement of IP Rights in the Kyrgyz Republic.

December 17, 2013 - December 20, 2013

Workshop on Customs Valuation and Classification for the State Revenue Committee of Armenia

As part a new area of programming, CLDP conducted the first of a series of workshops on Customs Valuation and Classification in collaboration with the State Revenue Committee of Armenia (SRC), in Yerevan, Armenia, on December 17-20, 2013.

January 9, 2013 - January 17, 2013

Egypt: CLDP and the Egyptian Customs Authority Roll Out Comprehensive Integrity Program

In cooperation with the Egyptian Customs Authority (ECA) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), CLDP and the Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Administration organized workshops devoted to combatting corruption for over 150 mid-level ECA staff in Alexandria, Port Said, and Cairo on January 9-16. 

October 16, 2012 - October 17, 2012

Kyrgyz Conference on Customs Measures for the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights

As part of CLDP's program to development the intellectual property environment in Kyrgyzstan, CLDP sponsored a conference in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on October 16-17 on Customs Measures for the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights. 

April 17, 2012 - April 20, 2012

Third Customs Valuation Workshop for State Customs Service of Ukraine: Post-Clearance Audit and Additional Valuation and Classification Topics

As part of its continued collaboration with the State Customs Service of Ukraine, CLDP conducted the third of a series of workshops on specific issues and procedures in customs valuation and post audit valuation on April 17-20, 2012 in Kyiv.

February 23, 2012

CLDP Celebrates 20 years!

Begun as a small joint venture between USAID and Commerce to help the Former Soviet Bloc countries of Eastern Europe transition to more market-oriented economies, CLDP has expanded to help meet the legal technical assistance needs of more than 50 countries in Eurasia, Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. On February 23rd, CLDP celebrated 20 years of technical assistance in commercial law.

January 11, 2012 - January 19, 2012

U.S.-Omani Customs Cooperation on Advance Rulings Systems

Since the signing of the U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement, CLDP has been providing technical assistance to Oman to meet imminent obligations under the FTA.  Under the second phase of a program to support Oman's efforts to develop an Advance Rulings system for customs inquiries,  9 officials from the Royal Omani Police Directorate General of Customs participated in consultations in the U.S. from January 11 - 19, 2012.