Afghanistan

April 4, 2017 - April 7, 2017

Central Asia-Afghanistan Regional/Trans-Caspian Expert Level Working Group on Customs Issues

CLDP is organizing the Sixth Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Regional Expert Level Working Group on Customs Issues to take place in Odessa, Ukraine on April 4-7, 2017.

March 28, 2017 - March 30, 2017

Internet Governance Forum Afghanistan

CLDP will sponsor the first National Internet Governance Forum Afghanistan from March 28-30 in Kabul, Afghanistan.

March 26, 2017 - April 2, 2017

Afghanistan: Vis East Moot Competition 2017

CLDP will be sponsoring law students from 3 Afghan universities to participate in the 14th Annual Willem C. Vis East Moot Competition in Hong Kong on March 26 - April 2, 2017. 

February 9, 2017

3rd Annual Arbitrator Roundtable

On February 9, CLDP and the Kuwait Commercial Arbitration Center co-hosted the third annual regional arbitration roundtable. The program included more than 60 arbitrators from around the MENA region and focused on the review and legal analysis of the Vis-Moot simulated case study as well as the role of arbitrators, particularly in addressing substantive and procedural issues. Participants went on to arbitrate in one or more Vis Pre-Moot competition round. 

February 7, 2017 - February 11, 2017

7th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot

On February 7-11 in Kuwait City, Kuwait, in coordination with the Kuwait International Law School (KILAW), UNCITRAL, International Court of Arbitration (ICC), MENA Chambers, the University of Pittsburg (CILE), and Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR), CLDP hosted the 7th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot. The Pre-Moot was a 5-day regional event that brought together 15 teams from Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates to compete. The program developed the oral advocacy skills of the law students and allowed them to practice their argumentation in front of over 60 international and regional arbitrators and practitioners.

December 14, 2016 - December 17, 2016

Afghanistan: Judicial Capacity Building Phase I

CLDP, in partnership with the International Finance Corporation, trained Afghan commercial court judges and officials from the Ministry of Justice on the newly reformed Movable and Immovable Property Laws on December 14-17, 2016. 

December 1, 2016 - December 10, 2016

Telecom Regulations and Internet Governance Forum for Afghan and Pakistani Officials

CLDP held a telecom regulations training in Washington, DC on December 1-2 and trainings at the UN Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara, Mexico on December 5-9 for Afghans and Pakistanis from the public and private telecom sectors.