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 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 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.


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.