March 9, 2015 - March 11, 2015

Afghanistan-Pakistan Businesswomen Conference in Islamabad

CLDP will conduct a three day conference on March 9-11, 2015 in Islamabad, Pakistan for Afghan and Pakistani businesswomen. International experts and participants will discuss commercial contract drafting and negotiation, business financing, and regulatory issues in Afghanistan-Pakistan cross-border trade.

February 23, 2015 - February 27, 2015

Iraq Workshop on Tools and Methods for Trade Policy Analysis

CLDP, in partnership with the International Trade Center (ITC), a joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations, will implement a week-long workshop in Geneva, Switzerland, on February 23-27, 2015 for fifteen Iraqi officials from the Ministry of Trade to build capacity in Iraq’s Trade Policy Office (TPO).


February 2, 2015 - February 3, 2015

CLDP Workshop on Best Practices on Business Registration Procedures

CLDP will hold a Workshop on Best Practices on Business Registration Procedures Related to the Transfer of a Company’s Ownership in Morocco in Casablanca on February 2-3, 2014. 

December 8, 2014 - December 12, 2014

POWER Iraq: Developing US-Iraq Commercial Engagement in the Energy Sector

Details coming soon.

November 16, 2014 - November 20, 2014

Iraq Franchise Consultations

From November 16-20, CLDP, in cooperation with the Foreign Commercial Service and Iraq's National Investment Commission, hosted a franchise workshop for 20 Iraqi investors on "Negotiating Franchise Agreements" in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

November 3, 2014 - November 7, 2014

Understanding Power Purchase Agreements

In early November 2014, CLDP (in partnership with the African Legal Support Facility) brought together a group of international experts to draft and publish a handbook on Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). The handbook is intended to provide an overview of PPAs and the obligations, risks and remedies that are found within them.  The group of experts, all whom contributed their time on a pro-bono basis, included contributors from governments, development banks, private banks and leading international law firms.

September 8, 2014 - September 10, 2014

Workshop on Economic Modeling and Trade Policy Development III

CLDP held a Workshop on Economic Modeling and Trade Policy Development in Kyiv for 14 Ukrainian government officials.

August 2, 2014 - August 8, 2014

CLDP Sponsors Ukrainian Participation in GTAP Annual Short Course

As part of a multi-phase technical assistance  program, CLDP sponsored the participation of a representative of the State Enterprise "Derzhzovnishinform" (DZI), affiliated with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (MEDT), to attend the 22nd Annual Short Course in Global Trade Analysis (GTAP) held in West Lafayette, Indiana at the University of Purdue.

July 9, 2014 - July 11, 2014

Launch of the Georgian International Economic Diplomacy Manual and Workshop on Commercial Diplomacy and World Trade

On July 9th, US Ambassador Norlund and Minister of Foreign Affairs Panjikidze launched the first Georgian International Economic Diplomacy Manual at the Diplomatic Training Center in Tbilisi, Georgia.