Transparency & Governance

May 5, 2014 - May 9, 2014

Initiative to Promote Transparency and Legitimate Business Practice in Afghanistan

On May 5-9, in conjunction with Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and the Afghan NGO Harakat, CLDP will organize a training to promote transparency and legitimate business practices in Afghanistan.

April 25, 2014

Seminar on WTO GPA Obligations and International Best Practices in Public Procurement in Armenia

CLDP, in partnership with the WTO Secretariat, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and the Ministry of Finance of Armenia, will hold a Seminar on the WTO Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) Obligations and International Best Practices in Public Procurement in Yerevan. This one day program for approximately 100 government officials, contracting entities, and municipalities will offer information on Armenia’s rights and obligations per the WTO GPA. The program will be led by the WTO Secretariat, a U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Specialist, and a Trade Consultant who was formerly the Senior Procurement Negotiator with the Office of the United States Trade Representative.
 

April 23, 2014 - April 29, 2014

US Consultations on Public Procurement for Kyrgyzstan

CLDP, in partnership with the PPMD and the US Office of Management and Budget Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), will hold a week long set of Consultations on Public Procurement for a delegation of ten Kyrgyz procurement officials. 

January 13, 2014 - January 17, 2014

CLDP Conducts Assessment of Commercial Law Capacity-Building Needs in Mali

From January 13-17, CLDP was in Bamako, Mali to conduct an assessment of the commercial law capacity building needs of the Government of Mali. During the assessment, conducted in coordination with the USAID Mission in Bamako, CLDP met with officials from the Ministries of Commerce, Justice, Agriculture, and public procurement authorities as well as the Malian Bar and the National Magistrate School. The assessment is part of the USAID-funded Feed the Future program and will guide future CLDP programming in the country.

November 3, 2013 - November 7, 2013

6th International Conference on the Training of the Judiciary

CLDP sponsored the participation of three judges from Ukraine (2) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (1) to attend the Sixth Annual International Conference on the Training of the Judiciary. 

June 11, 2013 - June 12, 2013

Workshop on International Best Practices in Public Procurement for the Kyrgyz Republic

CLDP, in partnership with the Public Procurement Methodology Department within the Ministry of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic held a Workshop on International Best Practices in Public Procurement in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

June 6, 2013 - June 7, 2013

Workshop on International Best Practices in Public Procurement for Kosovo

CLDP, in partnership with the Public Procurement Regulatory Commission of Kosovo (PPRC), held a Workshop on International Best Practices in Public Procurement in Pristina, Kosovo on June 6-7, 2013.

May 28, 2013 - May 30, 2013

CLDP Hosts MENA Regional Conference on Best Practices and Good Governance in Public Procurement

CLDP organized a regional conference on Best Practices and Good Governance in Public Procurement in Casablanca, Morocco in May 2013. CLDP worked with key government-procurement officials from Algeria, Libya, Morocco,and Tunisia to assist in the development of regulations and practices that contribute to transparent and efficient government-procurement systems.

September 13, 2012 - September 14, 2012

Georgia: Workshop on International Best Practices in Public Procurement

CLDP, in partnership with the Competition and State Procurement Agency of Georgia (CSPA), held a Workshop on International Best Practices in Public Procurement in Tbilisi, Georgia. The program featured procurement experts from the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Competition and State Procurement Agency of Georgia, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), to discuss a wide range of topics, including: (1) how the WTO Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) functions and the commercial benefits it can provide for Georgian suppliers; (2) an overview of the procurement system in Georgia; (3) an overview of the U.S. government procurement system, and that of U.S. state-owned enterprises such as the TVA; and (4) how the U.S. Government operates in the context of the GPA.