The Middle East & North Africa

March 23, 2018 - March 25, 2018

CLDP to Organize Franchise Training at Paris Franchise Expo

CLDP will host a delegation of franchising stakeholders from Algeria and Tunisia, including government officials and private-sector executives, in Paris, France from March 23-25, 2018, for a workshop and expo visit focused on international franchising.

March 22, 2018 - March 29, 2018

CLDP to sponsor Middle East Law Schools to compete in the 25th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

On March 22-29, 2018, CLDP will sponsor three Middle East law schools: Iraqyia College of Law, Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences of Tunis, and University of Jordan to participate in the 25th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot) in Vienna, Austria.  The Vis Moot is an educational program, initiated by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), aimed at building international synergies in the resolution of commercial disputes. CLDP has been training and mentoring the teams for the past year, in an effort to develop the capacity of arbitration expertise in the respective countries through participation in this premier international moot. The teams will be competing with over 300 law schools from over 70 countries.

February 19, 2018 - February 23, 2018

CLDP 8th Middle East Pre Moot

On February 19-23 in Manama, Bahrain, CLDP, in coordination with the Royal University for Women (RUW), UNCITRAL, Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR), MENA Chambers Bahrain, and the University of Pittsburg (CILE) will host the 8th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot. The Pre-Moot is a 5-day regional event brings together over 50 regionally renowned lawyers, arbitration practitioners, and judges, alongside 15 law school teams from Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates to foster best practices in international commercial arbitration through a simulated arbitration.

February 15, 2018 - February 21, 2018

Sponsorship of International Technology Transfer Specialists to AUTM

CLDP will sponsor the participation of technology transfer specialists from Algeria, Morocco, Sri Lanka, and Tunisia to attend the 2018 Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ from February 18-21, 2018.

February 8, 2018 - February 13, 2018

Vis Pre-Moot Training

February 8, 2018 - February 13, 2018
February 7, 2018 - February 9, 2018

CLDP Organizes North Africa Regional Workshop on Technology Transfer

CLDP will organize a North Africa Regional Workshop on University-Industry Relations in Encouraging Technology Transfer from February 7-9, 2018 in Rabat, Morocco. 

February 6, 2018 - February 7, 2018

Kuwait Alternative Dispute Resolution Workshop

On February 6-7, 2017, CLDP, in close cooperation with the Kuwait Commercial Arbitration Center (KCAC) will conduct a two-day workshop in Kuwait City, Kuwait regarding alternative dispute resolution best practices for lawyers and small and medium sized enterprises operating in Kuwait.

February 1, 2018 - February 4, 2018

Vis Moot Training

CLDP will implement a follow up four-day Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Oral Argument Training in Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina to support the second phase of its Willem C. Vis Moot Competition (Vis Moot) program.