Iraq

November 9, 2015 - November 13, 2015

CLDP Facilitates Delegation's Participation at IGF and Connectivity Consultations

On November 9-13, 2015, CLDP will sponsor a delegation of government and nongovernment representatives from Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan to participate in the U.N. Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in João Pessoa, Brazil. 

October 19, 2015 - October 23, 2015

Iraq Trade Policy Analysis Workshop

CLDP, in close coordination with the Office of Trade Negotiations and Analysis (OTNA) and the United States Trade Representative (USTR), will hold a workshop in Washington, DC, on October 19-23, 2015 for eleven Iraqi officials from the Ministry of Trade to build capacity in Iraq’s Trade Policy Office (TPO).

August 18, 2015 - August 21, 2015

Iraq: Workshop on Technical Regulations and Standardization for International Trade

At the request of the Iraqi government, CLDP will organize a workshop in Istanbul for Iraqi officials on technical regulations and standards for international trade. 

August 9, 2015 - August 13, 2015

Public Procurment Workshop Phase II: Risk Mitigation and Dispute Resolution in International Government Contracts

The Iraqi Ministry of Planning plays a coordinating role in developing and implementing procurement regulations across both the federal and provincial government levels. Thusly, CLDP will conducted the second of a multi-phase public procurement program on dispute resolution in coordination with the Government Contracts Division of Iraq’s Ministry of Planning.

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July 15, 2015 - August 15, 2015

Iraq: CLDP and Iraq's National Investment Commission to Publish an Investment Contract Drafting Guidebook

CLDP has a mandate to provide technical assistance to Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC) and to Provincial Investment Commissions (PICs) in the areas of drafting and negotiating investment contracts with foreign investors.

June 17, 2015 - June 20, 2015

Iraq: CLDP to Lead Workshop on Franchising

On June 16-20 in New York, in cooperation with the Foreign Commercial Service, CLDP conducted a franchise program for a 20-member delegation of prospective franchise investors from Iraq.

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June 15, 2015 - June 17, 2015

Iraq: CLDP Promotes Strategic US-Iraq Private Sector Partnerships

On June 15, CLDP, at the behest of the U.S. Consulate in Basrah, led a meeting with the Governor of Basrah, Dr. Maged Al-Nasrawi, and 20 other Governorate officials to develop the next programmatic steps in implementing the recently signed Sister-City Agreement between Houston and Basra.

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May 9, 2015 - May 12, 2015

CLDP Organizes Workshop for Iraqi Commercial Courts on International Sales Disputes

On May 9-11, CLDP conducted a judicial training workshop on international sales contracts for a senior delegation of Iraqi appellate and commercial court judges.  

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May 4, 2015 - May 7, 2015

Iraq: CLDP Facilitates Signing of Basrah-Houston Sister City Agreement

CLDP hosted a high-level delegation of Iraqi officials for consultations in Houston, Texas and the signing of a Sister City Agreement between Houston and Basrah. The consultations and signing, held from May 4-7, included the Governor of Basrah, a delegation of federal and governorate officials, and private-sector representatives from Iraq as well as Mayor Annise Parker, city officials, and private-sector representatives from Houston.

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