The Middle East & North Africa

February 8, 2018 - February 13, 2018

Vis Pre-Moot Training

February 8, 2018 - February 13, 2018
November 14, 2017 - November 15, 2017

Public Procurement Workshop

November 14, 2017 - November 15, 2017
November 12, 2017 - November 16, 2017

Iraq ADIPEC Consultations

CLDP will be organizing a five-day program, consisting of training sessions, consultations, and site visits for up to 12 government officials from the Iraqi Ministry of Oil. These consultations will take place in Abu Dhabi, UAE from November 12-16, 2017.

October 24, 2017 - October 30, 2017

Morocco Workshops on Handicraft Exports

CLDP will hold workshops on handicraft export in Rabat, Fez, and Marrakech in late October 2017.

October 14, 2017

CLDP To Provide Preparatory Training Sessions for 2018 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and Vis East Moot

CLDP, in cooperation with Royal University for Women (RUW), University Pittsburgh's Center for International Legal Education (CILE), MENA Chambers Bahrain, and the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA) will hold a preparatory training in Manama, Bahrain, aimed to prepare South Asia, Middle East and North Africa law students to compete in the 25th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, to be held in Vienna, Austria and Hong Kong in March-April 2018.

October 11, 2017 - October 12, 2017

CLDP to Co-Organize Workshop on Insolvency Reform in Morocco

CLDP, in coordination with Morocco's Committee National de l’Environnement des Affaires and Germany's Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), will organize a Workshop on Insolvency Reform in El Jadida, Morocco from October 11-12, 2017.

October 11, 2017 - October 17, 2017

Bahrain Legislative Drafting Workshop and Consultations

The U.S. Department of Commerce provides technical assistance to the Government of Bahrain, to introduce best practices in business registration, contract enforcement, insolvency reform, and legislative drafting in an effort to encourage investment and economic growth. To further support these goals, 15 National Assembly Council of Representatives (CoR) officials will travel to Washington, D.C. in order to interact with, and learn from, USG officials.

September 18, 2017 - September 26, 2017

CLDP to Lead Franchising Programs in Algeria and Tunisia

CLDP will lead franchising workshops in Algeria and Tunisia from September 18-26, 2017.

September 13, 2017 - September 14, 2017

Value Added Tax Workshop

Details coming soon.

September 13, 2017

Alternative Dispute Resolution Workshop

On September 13, 2017, CLDP, in cooperation with the Kuwait Commercial Arbitration Center (KCAC), hosted a workshop on best practices in alternative dispute resolution clause drafting. The workshop focused on a case study that was used to identify and build consensus on best practices in alternative dispute resolution clauses to be used in contracts between Kuwaiti and international parties. Program participants wrote draft clauses as part of a group exercise led by an alternative dispute resolution legal expert. Participants also discussed how to strategically review clauses on behalf of business clients with their peers and counterparts.