January 12, 2015 - January 16, 2015

Iraq Transactional Lawyers Workshop

CLDP will conduct a five-day training of trainers in Istanbul, Turkey for Iraqi goverment officials on drafting and negotiating international contracts. The purpose of the workshop is to develop a cadre of transactional lawyers in Iraq who can effectively negotiate transactions involving large infrastructure projects and strategic partnerships.

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. 

December 8, 2014 - December 12, 2014

POWER Iraq: Developing US-Iraq Commercial Engagement in the Energy Sector

CLDP, in coordination with the Foreign Commercial Service, the Iraq Business Council – Jordan, and the Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce, will host a private sector delegation from the Republic of Iraq on a program titled “POWER Iraq: Developing US-Iraq Commercial Engagement in the Energy Sector” from December 8 – 12, 2014.

November 16, 2014 - November 20, 2014

Iraq Franchise Consultations

Details coming soon.

October 27, 2014 - October 30, 2014

Workshop for Iraqi Officials on Drafting Construction Contracts

On October 27-30, 2014, CLDP conducted a four-day workshop, in Istanbul, Turkey, to strengthen the capacity of Iraq's Provincial Investment Commissions (PICs) to effectively draft and negotiate construction contracts using FIDIC's standard terms.

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.

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.