September 18, 2012 - September 19, 2012

Hospitality Industry Training Workshop for Kyrgyzstani Hotel Managers

Continuing its long-running SME business development program in Kyrgyzstan, CLDP, in conjunction with the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek, organized a workshop in Bishkek on international hotel management practices for hotel managers from the Issyk-Kul Region of Kyrgyzstan.  

May 21, 2012 - May 25, 2012

Kyrgyzstan-Georgia Consultations on Hospitality Industry Development

On May 21-May 25, CLDP organized a series of Kyrgyzstan-Georgia consultations on hospitality industry development. The program brought a select group of hotel managers from Kyrgyzstan’s Issyk-Kul Region and representatives of Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism to Georgia to consult on hotel management  and development practices with their counterparts in the Republic of Georgia, where the tourism sector is presently undergoing rapid development. 

February 23, 2012

CLDP Celebrates 20 years!

Begun as a small joint venture between USAID and Commerce to help the Former Soviet Bloc countries of Eastern Europe transition to more market-oriented economies, CLDP has expanded to help meet the legal technical assistance needs of more than 50 countries in Eurasia, Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. On February 23rd, CLDP celebrated 20 years of technical assistance in commercial law.

September 20, 2011 - September 21, 2011

Intellectual Property Workshop in Kyrgyzstan

CLDP in cooperation with the State Intellectual Property Service of Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyzpatent) co-organized a 2-day workshop on the role of intellectual property in economic development.

June 5, 2011 - June 8, 2011

Market Access Workshop for Kyrgyzstan's Handicrafts Industry

CLDP conducted a four-day training from June 5-8, which was held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and included more than 30 Kyrgyz artisan businesses, cooperatives, and community development organizations.

December 8, 2010

Ensuring Local Business Opportunities in Kyrgyzstan

CLDP worked with Department of Defense representatives to ensure local business opportunities were created in the procurement of local products for humanitarian assistance projects, and thereby mitigated any potential market distortion as unintended second- or third-order effects.

August 14, 2010 - August 20, 2010

U.S. Consultation for the Kyrgyz Handicrafts Sector

CLDP hosted a Kyrgyz delegation of five influential handicrafts producers to participate in the Aid to Artisans (ATA) Market Readiness Program at the biannual New York International Gift Fair.

November 12, 2009

Trade & Export in Kyrgyzstan: How to Foster Capacity

On November 12, 2009 the Kyrgyz American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) held a conference entitled, "Trade & Export in Kyrgyzstan: How to Foster Capacity" for business owners and government officials.

November 10, 2009

Doing Business with the USA Conference

On November 10, CLDP together with the US Embassy and Department of Commerce Special American Business Internship Training (SABIT) organized the fourth Doing Business with the USA Conference in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.