Kyrgyzstan

February 20, 2017 - February 22, 2017

Forth Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Regional Expert Level Working Group on Standards

As part of the U.S. government’s objective to promote economic expansion and stability in Afghanistan and Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan) region, CLDP has been supporting the implementation of regional working groups on Customs, Sanitary and Phytosanitary measures, and Standards. CLDP is organizing the Fourth Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Regional Expert Level Working Group on Standards in Almaty, Kazakhstan on February 20-22, 2017.

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.

January 27, 2016 - January 29, 2016

CLDP Supports the Meeting of Central Asia-Afghanistan Customs Working Group

CLDP helped organize Meeting of the Customs Working Group in Turkey, Istanbul for customs officials from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.

November 19, 2015 - November 20, 2015

CLDP Supports the Meeting of Central Asia-Afghanistan SPS Working Group

CLDP organized the meetings of the SPS Working Group in Istanbul, Turkey in November 2015. Over twenty participants included SPS officials from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

November 12, 2015 - November 17, 2015

3rd Meeting of the Afghanistan-Central Asia Working Group on Standards

CLDP helped organize a third Meeting of the Afghanistan-Central Asia Working Group on Standards in Washington, D.C. on November 12-13, 2015 and November 16-17, 2015. The program focused on energy efficiency and included presentations on the national priorities of each respective country, a discussion with U.S. companies and Standards Developers interested in investment within the region, and site visits to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the U.S. Department of Energy.

September 15, 2015 - September 16, 2015

Workshop on Adjudication of Intellectual Property Infringement Cases in Kyrgyzstan

CLDP, in cooperation with the Kyrgyzstan Judicial Training Center, held a two day Workshop on Adjudication of Intellectual Property Infringement Cases in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

July 27, 2015 - July 31, 2015

Workshop on Government Procurement in Kyrgyzstan

As part of its ongoing engagement with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, CLDP, in cooperation with the Public Procurement Methodology Department (PPMD) within the Ministry of Finance (MoF) of the Kyrgyz Republic, held a week-long Workshop on Government Procurement in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic. The workshop was attended by approximately 40 PPMD officials and consultants, representatives of procurement departments in various government ministries and majority state-owned companies, supplier organizations, and the MoF training center.

June 10, 2015 - June 12, 2015

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

On June 10-12, 2015, in Astana, Kazakhstan, CLDP lead the meeting and workshop of the Afghanistan/Central Asia regional Customs, Standards, and Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures Working Groups, to support the goals of the U.S. inter-agency New Silk Road (NSR) initiative and the U.S.-Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).

September 9, 2014 - September 11, 2014

Regional Customs Working Group Workshop II

On September 9-11, CLDP supported the second meeting of the Central Asia Customs Working Group in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, with support by U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the World Customs Organization.