Standards

March 14, 2018 - March 16, 2018

Central Asia-Afghanistan Regional Expert Level Working Group on SPS

CLDP is organizing the Sixth Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Regional Expert Level Working Group on SPS Issues to take place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on March 14-16, 2018. 

March 12, 2018 - March 13, 2018

Unconventional Regulations for Exploration and Production of Hydrocarbons in Colombia

On March 12 and 13, CLDP will organize a 2-day workshop in Bogota, Colombia focused on the revised unconventional exploration and production regulations for the Colombian government. 

February 21, 2018 - March 8, 2018

Afghanistan: CLDP holds SPS/TBT Workshop in Cooperation with the WTO ITTC

On February 21-22, 2018, CLDP will hold a workshop in cooperation with the World Trade Organization Institute for Training and Technical Cooperation for officials from the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in preparation for their participation in the WTO SPS and TBT Committees through March 8.  

December 17, 2017 - December 21, 2017

CLDP Sponsors Participation at Internet Governance Forum

From December 17-21, 2017, CLDP sponsored the participation of representatives from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Tunisia to attend the annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Geneva, Switzerland. 

December 11, 2017 - December 13, 2017

CLDP Participates in the U.S.-Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement Annual Meetings

CLDP Attorney Michael Cofield participated in the U.S.-Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement annual meetings on December 11-13, 2017 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. On Monday, December 11, 2017, CLDP briefed the TIFA-level Working Groups on the work and results of the CLDP-facilitated Expert Level Working Groups on customs issues, standards, and sanitary/phytosanitary measures. 

October 29, 2017 - November 3, 2017

CLDP supports GOU delegation to the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Committee Meeting at WTO Secretariat, Geneva

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 Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Committee Meeting that took place on October 29 - November 3, 2017 at WTO Secretariat, Geneva.

September 27, 2017 - September 28, 2017

CLDP Hosts Workshop on Good Regulatory Practice Reform

CLDP in cooperation with USTR, USDA and Ukraine Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (MEDT) hosted a Workshop on Good Regulatory Practice Reform. 

September 14, 2017 - September 19, 2017

CLDP Hosts Consultations for Central Asia-Afghanistan Expert Level Working Group on Standards in Washington D.C.

CLDP hosted standards experts from the governments of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, and Tajikistan for U.S.-based consultations to assist in developing trade-related harmonized standards in Central Asia and benefit domestic and international businesses alike through increased market access, transparent system, and fair regulations.

July 18, 2017 - July 19, 2017

Preparing and Carrying Out Competitive, Transparent Offshore Tenders in Argentina

The­­ U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) hosted a 2-day workshop on July 18 and 19 in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to provide guidance to the Argentinian Ministry of Mines and Energy with the offshore leasing process.

July 10, 2017 - July 14, 2017

CLDP to support GOU delegation to the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Committee Meeting at WTO Secretariat, Geneva

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 Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Committee Meeting to take place on July 10-14, 2017 at WTO Secretariat, Geneva.