Afghanistan

June 15, 2015 - June 17, 2015

Afghanistan Bankruptcy Law Workshop

On June 15-17, CLDP will lead a workshop on drafting a bankruptcy law for advisors of the Afghan Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MoCI) in New Delhi, India. This is a continuation of a round-table meeting between Afghan government and private sector stakeholders on the Insolvency Law in Afghanistan.

June 10, 2015 - June 12, 2015

Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Working Groups on Customs, Standards, and SPS Measures in Astana, Kazakhstan

CLDP will organize Meetings of Central Asia-Afghanistan Working Groups on Customs, Standards, and Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures in Astana, Kazakhstan to further the goals of the U.S.-Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) and the U.S. Government inter-agency New Silk Road Initiative.

 

June 1, 2015 - June 4, 2015

Business Integrity Network Afghanistan Consults with Malaysian Anti-Corruption Institutions

On June 1-4, 2015, the Business Integrity Network Afghanistan will lead a delegation of private sector representatives, Harakat members, and Afghan government officials on an exposure visit to Malaysian anti-corruption institutions in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

May 29, 2015 - June 3, 2015

CLDP to Hold Workshop for Afghan Government Officials on Cyber Crime and Electronic Transactions Legislation

Afghan government officials with cyber crime responsibilities will discuss pending cyber crime and electronic transactions (e-transactions) legislation at a workshop CLDP is organizing for late May in Istanbul, Turkey.  CLDP will sponsor this workshop in coordination with the Afghan Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, the Council of Europe, and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).  Representatives from several Afghan offices, including the ministries of Justice and Interior, the Supreme Court, and the Attorney General’s office, are expected to attend and participate.

 

May 19, 2015 - May 20, 2015

Afghan National Procurement Authority Conducts Procurement Training for Businesswomen

CLDP partnered with the NPA to provide the first ever procurement training on May 19-20, 2015 in Kabul to 10 Afghan businesswomen since President Ashraf Ghani issued a Presidential Decree establishing the NPA.

April 20, 2015 - April 23, 2015

Afghanistan-Pakistan Businesswomen Conference in Islamabad

CLDP conducted a conference on April 20-23, 2015 in Islamabad, Pakistan for Afghan and Pakistani business women. International experts and participants discussed commercial contract drafting and negotiation, business financing, and regulatory issues in Afghanistan-Pakistan cross-border trade.

April 20, 2015 - April 29, 2015

Afghan Mining Delegation Consults with Mining Experts and Investors in South America

On April 20-29, CLDP sponsored a delegation of 11 Afghan officials to consult with Colombian and Chilean government and private sector mining stakeholders on attracting foreign investment to the Afghan mining industry. The delegation which included the Legal Director and Chief of Staff, met a number of international mining experts and learned first-hand how South American countries have developed their mining industries for economic growth. CLDP focused on three objectives: facilitating consultations between the Afghan delegation and major mining companies on investment opportunities in Afghanistan,  exchanging knowledge with countries that have also suffered political strife and insecurity while developing their mining sector into an important component of economic growth, and informing the Afghan delegation on regulatory and fiscal regimes that maximize the efficient and responsible extraction of mining resources.