June 14, 2016 - June 18, 2016

Iraq International Franchise Expo and Workshop

CLDP is training officials from Iraq's Chambers of Commerce as well as Iraqi prospective franchisees, in developing skills and knowledge in franchising. In this context, CLDP will be organizing consultations in the US for up to 35 Iraqi delegates, consultations focused on “Franchising”. These consultations will take place in New York, NY, from June 14-16, 2016.

March 17, 2016 - March 24, 2016

CLDP to sponsor Middle East Law Schools to compete in the 23rd Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

On March 17-24, 2016, CLDP sponsored three Middle East law schools: University of Baghdad, Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences of Tunis, and University of Jordan to participate in the 23rd Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot) in Vienna, Austria.

February 28, 2016 - March 3, 2016

Iraq Technology Incubator Managers Training (Phase I)

CLDP has been working with an inter-agency group comprised of Iraq’s ministries that conduct scientific research to help train managers of technology incubators. A key objective of this group is to promote technology-based entrepreneurship, in particular, through the development of technology incubators. As the first phase of a two-phase program, CLDP conducted a five-day workshop in Jordan.

February 9, 2016 - February 13, 2016

CLDP 6th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot

On February 9-13, 2016 in Manama, CLDP hosted the 6th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot, in coordination with Bahrain Center of Disputes and Resolutions (BCDR), the Royal University for Women, Mena Chambers, and the University of Pittsburg (CILE).

January 25, 2016 - January 28, 2016

Iraq: CLDP Conducts Workshop on Preventing and Managing Investment Disputes

On January 25-28, CLDP conducted a workshop for high-level Iraqi officials from the Iraqi State Shura Council, the Council of Ministers Secretariat, the Council of Representatives (Parliament), and heads of legal departments for the Iraqi Ministries of Oil, Trade, Transportation, Justice and Planning.  The workshop featured international experts in investor-state arbitration who have represented both sovereign parties and investors in past arbitrations in addition to providing advice to governments on handling investor disputes.

December 1, 2015 - December 3, 2015

Legal Guide to Investment in Iraq

As Iraq looks to increase economic growth and development, the need to attract local and foreign investment is ever more clear and present. From investing in infrastructure to the housing sector, energy to public services, one thing is clear: the opportunities in Iraq are abundant and the country is ready to welcome and engage investors from all over the world.

November 9, 2015 - November 13, 2015

CLDP Facilitates Afghanistan and Pakistan Participation at UN Internet Governance Forum

From November 9 to 13, 2015, CLDP facilitated attendance by Afghanistan and Pakistan at the 10th annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in João Pessoa, Brazil.

November 9, 2015 - November 12, 2015

Iraq: Basrah-ADIPEC Consultations

Details coming soon.

October 15, 2015 - October 18, 2015

CLDP To Provide Preparatory Training Sessions for 2016 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

CLDP, in cooperation with Bahrain Chamber of Dispute Resolution (BCDR) held a preparatory training in Manama, Bahrain, aimed to prepare law students from Afghanistan, Iraq, Tunisia and other Middle East Vis Moot for the 2016 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, to be held in Vienna, Austria and Hong Kong in March 2016.