Egypt

June 17, 2019 - June 18, 2019

Workshop on Automotive Safety for the Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality

On June 17-18, 2019, CLDP will work in cooperation with the American Automotive Policy Council and the U.S. National Highway Safety Administration (NHSA) to hold a workshop for officials from the Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality (EOS) on automotive safety. 

April 28, 2019 - May 1, 2019

Customs Valuation and WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation Workshop

April 28, 2019 - May 1, 2019

On April 30-May 1, CLDP, in partnership with World Trade Organization, will conduct Trade Facilitation workshop to support the government of Egypt in its efforts to implement the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Trade Facilitation (TFA). 

On April 28-29, CLDP, in partnership with World Customs Organization, will comdcut Customs Valuation workshop to support the GoE in its efforts to conduct transparent valuations of goods and to meet the commitments of multilateral agreements.

U.S. Embassy Cairo Cable on CLDP Launch in Egypt

April 5, 2019

On April 3, 2019, U.S. Embassy Cairo sent a cable to the Secretary of State on the successful launch of CLDP programming in Egypt. Click on the attachment below to read the full text of the cable.

March 5, 2019 - March 9, 2019

MENA Region: CLDP Hosts the 9th Annual Middle East Pre-Moot

On March 5-9, CLDP, in partnership with the Royal University for Women (RUW), the Bahrain Center for Dispute Resolution, Mena Chambers Bahrain, and the Center for International Legal Studies of the University of Pittsburgh, hosted the 9th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot at RUW in Riffa, Bahrain. The competition brought together 17 teams consisting of more than 100 students from Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates. The University of Colombo from Sri Lanka won the competition and the Royal Institute of Colombo, also from Sri Lanka, took second place. Before the competition, CLDP’s Vis Moot mentors and coaches conducted a three-day training. This five-day program was designed to prepare students for the Willem C. Vis Moot Competition (“the Vis Moot”) that takes place annually in April in Hong Kong and Vienna. The Vis Moot is the most prestigious international moot on commercial arbitration where more than 400 teams from over 100 countries compete on oral and written advocacy. The Vis Moot experience helps equip the participating students with the skills necessary to handle commercial business disputes and bolsters the rule of law in their respective countries.

October 14, 2018 - October 18, 2018

Egypt: CLDP Conducts Trade Assessment

From October 14-18, CLDP, in close coordination with the US Embassy in Cairo, conducted a weeklong assessment of technical assistance needs for trade-related issues in the US-Egypt relationship.  CLDP met with NGOs, the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the National Food Safety Agency, the Egyptian Customs Authority, the Egyptian Competition Authority, the Egyptian Organization for Standardization and private sector stakeholders such as the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt.  CLDP will provide technical assistance linked closely with the recent US-Egypt Trade and Investment Framework Agreement discussions led by USTR. By early 2019, CLDP plans to begin trade programming on risk-based food safety inspections and better systems for customs valuation.

October 14, 2014 - October 18, 2014

Jordan: Building the Next Generation of Regional Arbitrators

CLDP, under the auspices of the Judicial Council of Jordan, and in collaboration with the LEAD Advisory Group, the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR), the University of Jordan, and the Center for International Legal Education (CILE) at the University of Pittsburg, kicked-off the 5th Annual Middle East Willem C Vis Pre-Moot Program on October 14-18 in Amman, Jordan.

March 1, 2014 - March 7, 2014

CLDP Hosts Fourth Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot

The Fourth Annual Middle East Commercial Arbitration Vis Pre-Moot was held March 1-7, 2014 in Doha, Qatar. This event was organized by CLDP and Qatar University with support from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law’s Center for International Legal Education.

January 9, 2013 - January 17, 2013

Egypt: CLDP and the Egyptian Customs Authority Roll Out Comprehensive Integrity Program

In cooperation with the Egyptian Customs Authority (ECA) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), CLDP and the Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Administration organized workshops devoted to combatting corruption for over 150 mid-level ECA staff in Alexandria, Port Said, and Cairo on January 9-16.