The Middle East & North Africa

October 12, 2016 - October 14, 2016

CLDP To Provide Preparatory Training Sessions for 2017 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and Vis East Moot

CLDP, in cooperation with Kuwait International Law School (KILAW) will conduct a preparatory training in Kuwait City, Kuwait aimed to prepare Afghan, Middle East and North Africa law students to compete in the 2017 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, to be held in Vienna, Austria and Hong Kong in March 2017. 

October 11, 2016 - October 13, 2016

Regional Seminar on Court Automation

On October 11-13, CLDP will conduct a regional seminar on the importance of court automation to increasing efficiency in the adjudication process. The seminar will also focus on the role of specialized commercial courts in improving the legal environment for local and international companies.

October 11, 2016 - October 13, 2016

Workshop on Technology Transfer in Algeria and Tunisia

From October 18-20 in Tunis, CLDP will lead a workshop on promoting technology transfer in Algeria and Tunisia.

October 5, 2016 - October 11, 2016

Iraq Trade Policy Analysis Workshop and Rice Board Consultation

On October 5-11, CLDP will host 12 Iraqi officials from Iraq’s Ministry of Trade to build capacity in Iraq’s Trade Policy Office (TPO).  

September 26, 2016 - September 27, 2016

Workshops on Franchising in Tunisia

CLDP and AC Franchise will organize two franchising workshops in Tunis on September 26 and 27, 2016.

September 26, 2016 - September 30, 2016

Iraq Transactional Lawyers Workshop – Phase III

On September 26-30, 2016, CLDP, in cooperation with Iraq’s Ministry of Industry and Minerals, Ministry of Trade, and National Investment Commission (NIC), will hold a week-long workshop for 15 government lawyers for a third phase of a three-phased program.


August 1, 2016 - August 3, 2016

Bahrain Legislative Drafting Workshop

On August 1-3 in Singapore, CLDP led a training on legislative drafting and legal research for the legal advisors of the Council of Representatives of Bahrain. U.S. experts from the Congressional Budget Office, Congressional Research Service, and Senate Commerce Committee led training on assessing the budgetary and economic impact of legislation, drafting legislative memoranda and conference reports, and reconciling legislative differences between lower and upper house legislation.

May 31, 2016 - June 2, 2016

MENA Regional Program on Contract Enforcement

On May 31-June 2, CLDP led a six-country Middle East and North Africa regional workshop on contract enforcement best practices.