The Middle East & North Africa

April 28, 2017 - April 30, 2017

CLDP to Sponsor Moroccan Delegation at Tunis Handicraft Expo

CLDP will sponsor a three-member Moroccan delegation to attend the Tunis Handicraft Expo from April 28-30, 2017 in Tunis, Tunisia.

April 26, 2017 - April 27, 2017

Workshop on Tech Transfer and Innovation in Algeria

From April 26-27 in Algiers, CLDP, in close cooperation US Embassy Algiers and Algeria's National Agency for Research Commercialization and Technological Development (ANVREDET), will organize a Workshop on Promoting Innovation Ecosystems through Technology Transfer in Algeria.

April 24, 2017 - April 27, 2017

MENA: CLDP Organizes Regional Workshop to Support Specialized Business Courts II

CLDP seeks to organize, in Tunis, the second phase of a multiphase regional program on best practices in administering competent and efficient commercial courts on April 17-20, 2017. The goals of the workshop are to help build the capacities of judges to become specialized in adjudicating complex commercial disputes and to help court administrators incorporate modern technology in court management systems.  

April 6, 2017 - April 13, 2017

CLDP to sponsor Middle East Law Schools to compete in the 24th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

On April 6-13,2017, CLDP sponsored three Middle East law schools: Iraqyia College of Law of Iraq, Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences of Tunis, and University of Jordan to participate in the 24th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot) in Vienna, Austria. 

April 3, 2017 - April 8, 2017

CLDP to Lead Course on Technology Transfer and Innovation

CLDP and the Division for Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer of the University of Algarve will organize a Course on Developing Entrepreneurial and Innovation Ideas in Faro, Portugal from April 3-8, 2017.

March 26, 2017 - March 28, 2017

Bahrain Insolvency Workshop

On March 26-28, 2017, CLDP will hold a legislative workshop for the legal and economic advisory staff of Bahrain’s Council of Representatives. The worskshop will focus on training the advisors to enhance their skills in insolvency research and legal capacity building. The workshop will expose the legal and economic advisors to pertinent issues in insolvency and review potential impacts of passing an insolvency law in Bahrain. The workshop is part of CLDP’s Legislative Drafting Program in Bahrain, in part to build capacity of the Council of Representatives Members.

March 21, 2017 - March 22, 2017

CLDP to Lead Workshop on Handicraft Exports

CLDP will co-host a Workshop on Facilitating the Export of Handicrafts in Rabat, Morocco from March 21-22, 2017, in coordination with Morocco's Maison de l'Artisan.

March 17, 2017 - March 19, 2017

CLDP to Host Workhop on Franchising and Franchise Expo visit

CLDP will host a delegation of franchising stakeholders from Algeria and Tunisia, including government officials and private-sector executives, in Paris, France from March 17-19, 2017, for a workshop and expo visit focused on international franchising.


March 14, 2017 - March 17, 2017

Insolvency Workshop

From March 14-17, 2017 CLDP will conduct a four day study tour for program participants from the Bahrain and Morocco. The workshop will discuss different models for 1) structuring the courts that oversee insolvency proceedings, 2) determining the roles of creditors and debtors in the insolvency process, for 3) selecting trustees and 4) determining the role of the court in the insolvency proceeding versus the role of the trustee. The study tour will be led by a US Federal Judge from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of New York, a specialized federal court that reviews some of the most complex bankruptcy proceedings in the country, bankruptcy lawyers from the US, the UK, Singapore and Dubai. The workshop will also provide an opportunity to highlight the provisions of regional insolvency laws and the anticipated changes that will be made to the judiciaries in those countries.