Afghanistan

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 15, 2018

Afghanistan: WTO GPA Committee Engagement Program

On March 12 - 15, 2018, CLDP, in corporation with the World Trade Organization and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will sponsor a workshop on the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement  for a delegation from the National Procurement Authority in Kabul and members of Afghanistan’s Mission to the WTO in Geneva. 

February 25, 2018 - February 27, 2018

Sri Lankan Vis Moot and Trade Law Moot

On February 25-27, CLDP, in cooperation with the Asian Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT), will hold a preparatory training in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to prepare Sri Lankan and Afghan university students to participate in the Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot) and the ELSA WTO Trade Law Moot (Trade Law Moot). The 

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.  

February 19, 2018 - February 23, 2018

CLDP 8th Middle East Pre Moot

On February 19-23 in Manama, Bahrain, CLDP, in coordination with the Royal University for Women (RUW), UNCITRAL, Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR), MENA Chambers Bahrain, and the University of Pittsburg (CILE) will host the 8th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot. The Pre-Moot is a 5-day regional event brings together over 50 regionally renowned lawyers, arbitration practitioners, and judges, alongside 15 law school teams from Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates to foster best practices in international commercial arbitration through a simulated arbitration.

February 12, 2018 - February 13, 2018

Afghanistan: IPR Border Enforcement Program

CLDP and USPTO will conduct a 2-day IPR border enforcement program for sixteen Afghan participants comprised of officials from the Afghanistan Customs Department, the Ministry of Commerce and Industries and the Afghan Judiciary. 

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. 

October 30, 2017 - November 2, 2017

Afghanistan: Mining Fundamentals Workshop

CLDP conducted a mining workshop for officials and staff from the Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum from October 30 - November 2 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

October 16, 2017 - October 19, 2017

CLDP Facilitates Fifth Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Expert Level Working Group on Customs Issues

CLDP’s Michael Cofield and Yulia Melara organized the fifth meeting of the Expert Level Working Group on Customs for officials from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan on October 16-19

October 14, 2017

CLDP To Provide Preparatory Training Sessions for 2018 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and Vis East Moot

On October 12-14 in Manama, Bahrain, CLDP, in cooperation with Royal University for Women (RUW), the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA), the University Pittsburgh's Center for International Legal Education (CILE), and MENA Chambers Bahrain held a preparatory training in Manama, Bahrain, aimed to prepare South Asia, Middle East and North Africa law students to compete in the 25th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, to be held in Vienna, Austria and Hong Kong in March-April 2018.