December 15, 2014 - December 18, 2014

Iraq: Workshop on Arbitration Clauses for Iraqi Contract Directorates

CLDP, in coordination with the Iraqi Shura Council, will conduct a workshop for Iraqi officials from at least ten different contracting directorates that are tasked with infrastructure and service-delivery projects. 

November 17, 2014 - November 21, 2014

Iraq & Afghanistan Participation in Global Entrepreneurship Summit

In support of the Department of State’s initiative to promote participation from the Middle East and North Africa at the fifth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), CLDP, in cooperation with the US Missions in Iraq and in Afghanistan, will sponsor delegations from Iraq and Afghanistan to attend the GES from November 19-21, 2014 in Marrakesh, Morocco.  

November 16, 2014 - November 20, 2014

Iraq Franchise Consultations

CLDP will be organizing a five-day program in Abu Dhabi, UAE, consisting of training sessions, consultations, and site visits for up to 30 Iraqi prospective investors.

October 27, 2014 - October 30, 2014

Iraq: CLDP to hold FIDIC Contracting Workshop for Iraq’s Provisional Investment Commissions

On October 27-30, 2014, CLDP will hold a workshop in Istanbul, Turkey on FIDIC Contracting Conditions for Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC) and Provincial Investment Commissions (PICs). 

September 15, 2014 - September 17, 2014

Iraq: CLDP Helps Create Interagency Guidebook for Drafting Arbitration Clauses

From September 15-17 in Dubai, UAE, CLDP conducted a workshop to help several Iraqi agencies develop a guidebook for drafting arbitration clauses consistent with international best practice. 

September 1, 2014 - September 5, 2014

CLDP Facilitates Participation at Annual United Nations Forum on Internet Governance by Afghan and Iraqi Stakeholders

CLDP facilitated the attendance by Iraq and Afghan government and non0-government stakeholders to the four officials from the Afghan Telecommunications Regulatory Authority at the 9th annual U.N. Internet Governance Forum, in Istanbul Turkey, from September 1 – September 5, at which otherwise there would have been no attendees from Afghanistan.  This annual event provides an interactive, collaborative space for stakeholders from government, civil society, and private industry exchange ideas on Internet governance issues, Internet access and openness, privacy and cybersecurity.   This year there were over 2,400 onsite participants from around the world attending concurrent sessions.

August 18, 2014 - August 29, 2014

Iraq Technology Transfer and Technology Valuation US Consultations

CLDP hosted a senior delegation from Iraq’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) for meetings and workshops in Washington DC designed to help Iraq improve its technology transfer and valuation capabilities.

August 11, 2014 - August 13, 2014

CLDP Conducts Judicial Workshop for Iraqi Judges on Letters of Credit

On August 11-13, CLDP conducted an intensive workshop for Iraqi judges on the role of courts in adjudicating disputes involving letters of credit. The workshop was attended by 11 senior Iraqi judges from across the country and was led by the Honorable Jed S. Rakoff of the Southern District of New York.

June 16, 2014 - June 21, 2014

US Consultations on Franchising for Iraq

To support the development of US franchise opportunities in Iraq, the US Department of Commerce (FCS and CLDP), in cooperation with the Iraqi National Investment Commission (NIC), the US Embassy in Iraq, and the US Consulate in Erbil, organized a Franchising Program for Iraq’s private sector from June 16 – 21, 2014.