Eurasia

October 17, 2016 - October 18, 2016

Identification and Interdiction of Counterfeit Products in Tajikistan

CLDP, in coordination with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, will host an Identification and Interdiction of Counterfeit Products Workshop. The training will consist of a two-day program that will involve experts from the government and private sector in the U.S. and the EU, including representatives of trademark holders, who can speak to officials from the courts, law enforcement, and the Customs Service, among other agencies, to address the threats posed to public safety and public revenue in the country due to counterfeit and pirated goods across a variety of product lines.

September 26, 2016 - September 30, 2016

CLDP to Host U.S. Consultations for Georgia Copyright Association on Visual, Audio-Visual, and Grand Rights and Internet Piracy

CLDP will hold a week-long U.S. Consultations on visual, audio-visual, and grand rights, and internet piracy for a delegation of members of the Georgia Copyright Association (GCA), the Republic of Georgia’s only collective copyright society.

July 13, 2016 - July 16, 2016

Georgia IP Training for Judges and Journalists

CLDP co-organized two workshops on intellectual property in Batumi, Georgia from July 13-16.

June 21, 2016 - June 23, 2016

CLDP Supports the Forth Meeting of the Central Asia/Afghanistan SPS Working Group

As part of CLDP’s effort to further serve 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, CLDP has undertaken to support and develop Central Asia-Afghanistan Working Groups on Customs, Standards, and Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures. Pursuant to this effort, CLDP facilitated the fourth meeting of the SPS Expert Level Central Asia-Afghanistan Working Group in Rome, Italy on June 21-23, 2016, in coordination with the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) based in Rome, Italy. Participants included customs officials from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

May 10, 2016 - May 13, 2016

Gulf: CLDP Leads Regional SME Development and Entrepreneurship Workshop

On May 10-13, in Tbilisi, Georgia, CLDP led a regional workshop for Bahraini and Kuwaiti officials , NGOs and private sector representatives, academics, and entrepreneurs on how to improve the environment for doing business in each country and encourage private sector growth by fostering SME development and entrepreneurship.