July 15, 2015 - August 15, 2015

Iraq: CLDP and Iraq's National Investment Commission to Publish an Investment Contract Drafting Guidebook

CLDP has a mandate to provide technical assistance to Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC) and to Provincial Investment Commissions (PICs) in the areas of drafting and negotiating investment contracts with foreign investors.

May 9, 2015 - May 12, 2015

Iraq: Judicial Workshop on International Sales

CLDP, in coordination with the Iraqi Higher Judicial Council, will conduct a three-day workshop for senior Iraqi judges on international sales transactions. 

May 4, 2015 - May 7, 2015

Iraq: Houston-Basrah PTA Consultations

At a time when Iraq is in dire need to rebuild its oil and gas infrastructure, through targeted trade and investment between Basrah and Houston, the Governor of Basrah, along with a distinguished delegation of federal and governorate officials, and private sector representatives will participate in US consultations in Houston, Texas from May 4 – 7, 2015.

April 15, 2015 - April 16, 2015

Regional Judicial Roundtable on Arbitration

On April 15-16, CLDP, in coordination with the UAE Institute of Training and Judicial Studies, will organize a two-day roundtable workshop on the role of judges in adjudicating disputes involving arbitration clauses. 

March 26, 2015 - April 6, 2015

22nd Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

On March 26 - April 2, CLDP will sponsor Vis Moot teams from Tunisia and the Republic of Iraq to compete in the 22nd Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

March 3, 2015 - March 7, 2015

5th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot in Amman

CLDP, in collaboration with the University of Jordan, Judicial Council of Jordan, the LEAD Advisory group, the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution  (BCDR), and the ICC, will host the 5th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot on March 3-7, 2015 in Amman, Jordan.

February 23, 2015 - February 27, 2015

Iraq Workshop on Tools and Methods for Trade Policy Analysis

CLDP, in partnership with the International Trade Center (ITC), a joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations, will hold a week-long workshop in Geneva, Switzerland, on February 23-27, 2015 for fifteen Iraqi officials from the Ministry of Trade to build capacity in Iraq’s Trade Policy Office (TPO).


January 26, 2015 - January 30, 2015

Iraq: CLDP Workshop Results in Draft Law on Technology Incubators

From January 26 through January 30, CLDP, in association with the World Bank, conducted a workshop in Istanbul, Turkey, on technology incubators. This workshop was organized for two Iraqi ministries that play a key role in the development of technology-based entrepreneurship in Iraq: the Ministry of Industry and Minerals (MIM) and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST).

January 12, 2015 - January 16, 2015

Iraq Transactional Lawyers Workshop

From January 12-16, CLDP, in cooperation with Iraq’s Ministry of Industry and Minerals, Ministry of Trade, and the National Investment Commission, hosted 13 government lawyers for the initial phase of a three-phased program to develop a cadre of effective transactional lawyers in the Iraqi government.