Europe

May 16, 2019 - May 17, 2019

Ukraine: Customs – Advance Rulings (Valuation) Workshop

As part of CLDP’s on-going assistance to the GOU on trade facilitation, CLDP supported Customs – Advance Rulings (Valuation) Workshop on May 16-17 in Kyiv, Ukraine. The two-day workshop proved a resounding success marked by high attendance and un-ending questions.  CLDP supported two experts, Elizabeth Grant from Customs Border Protection and Anja Wegner from World Customs Organization), whose expertise on advance rulings, data confidentiality and data models deepened participants awareness of and understanding. Ukraine officials and private sector expressed keen interest as evidenced by several dozens of questions in plenary as well as over coffee breaks.  Ukraine warmly welcomed a possible on-going dialogue under CLDP’s leadership to assist with practical implementation on this trade facilitation topic. 

May 14, 2019 - May 16, 2019

Balkans: CLDP Conducts Second Regional Customs Workshop

On May 14-16, in collaboration with the customs committees of Kosovo, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Montenegro, and Moldova, CLDP organized its second workshop on Regional Coordinated Border Management for Balkans Countries in Petrovac, Montenegro. 

May 13, 2019 - May 15, 2019

Tbilisi, Georgia: CLDP Facilitates Meeting of Central Asia Expert Level Working Group on SPS Measures Focused on Information Availability

On May 13-15, 2019, in Tbilisi, Georgia, CLDP facilitated the eighth meeting of the Expert Level Working Group on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures for officials from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan. The group benefited from additional participation by officials from Ukraine and Georgia. 

March 28, 2019 - March 29, 2019

Ukraine: Workshop on the Administrative and Judicial Resolution of Government Procurement Disputes

CLDP in collaboration with the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine and the Ukrainian judiciary, implemented Workshop on the Administrative and Judicial Resolution of Government Procurement Disputes, focusing on the substantive and procedural issues of administrative and judicial resolution of government procurement disputes, including challenges to procurement awards.

February 13, 2019 - February 17, 2019

CLDP Led Vis Moot Training for BiH Law Students

From February 13-17, CLDP conducted a follow up five-day Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Oral Argument Training in Zenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina to support the second phase of its Willem C. Vis Moot Competition (Vis Moot) program. 

December 5, 2018 - December 7, 2018

CLDP Facilitates Regional Procurement Workshop on Centralized Purchasing

On December 5-7, CLDP facilitated a workshop on procurement in Chisinau, Moldova. CLDP organized the workshop in collaboration with the Public Procurement Agency of Moldova (PPA), the Ministry of Finance of Moldova, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (MEDT), and the U.S. Embassy in Moldova.

November 13, 2018 - November 14, 2018

Ukraine: Workshop III on the Adjudication of Commercial Disputes

CLDP, in coordination with the U.S. Federal Trade Center and in cooperation with the High Council of Justice, the Supreme Court of Ukraine and the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine held the Workshop on the Adjudication of Commercial Disputes. The workshop took place in Kyiv, Ukraine, on November 13-14, 2018, and gathered Ukrainian judges, government officials, lawyers, as well as representatives of the U.S. judiciary and legal community.

October 25, 2018

Ukraine: Workshop on Legislative, Institutional and Practical Issues of the WTO TFA Implementation

CLDP, in cooperation with the UN ECE and the government of Ukraine held the Workshop on the Legislative, Institutional and Practical Issues of the WTO TFA (WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation) Implementation in Ukraine. The workshop took place in Kyiv, Ukraine, on October 25, 2018 and gathered Ukrainian customs and other government officials, lawyers, and business community.

October 15, 2018 - October 17, 2018

CLDP Supports Moldovan Delegation to the GPA Committee Meeting in Geneva

CLDP, in collaboration with  the Public Procurement Agency of Moldova, supported the travel of a delegation of an official from the Government of Moldova to attend a meeting of the Committee on Government Procurement (GPA Committee) on October 15-17, 2018, at WTO Secretariat, Geneva.

October 15, 2018 - October 16, 2018

CLDP Leads Judicial Training on Enforcement of International Sales Contracts

On October 15-16, CLDP, in coordination with the Centre for Judicial and Prosecutorial Training of Republika Srpska and the Centre for Judicial and Prosecutorial Training of FBiH, conducted the second two-day workshop on the Enforcement of International Sales Contracts for Bosnian judges.