Iraq

December 16, 2014 - December 18, 2014

Iraq: Workshop on Arbitration Clauses for Iraqi Lawyers

CLDP, in cooperation with the Iraqi State Shura Council, will conduct a workshop for Iraqi lawyers on drafting binding and effective international arbitration clauses for contracts with foreign parties. The workshop will be led by international experts with extensive experience serving as arbitrators and arbitration counsel in disputes involving foreign investment and international commercial transactions.

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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 Dubai, UAE on FIDIC Contracting Conditions for Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC) and Provincial Investment Commissions (PICs). 

October 14, 2014 - October 18, 2014

Jordan: Building the Next Generation of Regional Arbitrators

CLDP, in cooperation with the Bahrain Center for Dispute Resolution (BCDR) and the LEAD Advisory Group, will kick-off the 5th Annual Middle East Vis Program (Vis) this October 14–18, 2014 in Amman, Jordan.

September 15, 2014 - September 17, 2014

Iraq: CLDP Workshop on Developing an Arbitration Guidebook

On September 15-17, CLDP will conduct a workshop, in coordination with the Iraqi State Shura Council, to develop a guidebook for government lawyers on how to draft binding and enforceable international arbitration clauses for its contracts with foreign parties. 

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September 15, 2014 - September 17, 2014

CLDP Workshop on Developing an Arbitration Guidebook

On September 15-17, CLDP will conduct a workshop, in coordination with the Iraqi State Shura Council, to develop a guidebook for government lawyers on drafting binding and enforceable international arbitration clauses for its contracts with foreign parties. 

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September 1, 2014 - September 5, 2014

CLDP Prepares to Help Afghans and Iraqis Participate in the 2014 United Nations’ Internet Governance Forum

CLDP will facilitate IGF attendance and participation by government and non-government attendees from Afghanistan and Iraq at the 2014 United Nations Internet Governance Forum.  This year’s forum will be from September 1 -5 in Istanbul, Turkey.  CLDP will make attendance possible for representatives from government, NGOs or news organizations, who might otherwise not be able to attend in person.  It will also organize an introductory session for those attendees, to help them make the most of their participation.

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.

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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.

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May 18, 2014 - May 22, 2014

CLDP Conducts Workshop on Arbitration Clauses for Iraqi Officials

CLDP, in cooperation with the Iraqi State Shura Council, conducted five-day workshop for Iraqi officials on drafting binding and effective arbitration clauses in contracts. 

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