Iraq

August 18, 2015 - August 21, 2015

Iraq: Workshop on Technical Regulations and Standardization for International Trade

At the request of the Iraqi government, CLDP will organize a workshop in Istanbul for Iraqi officials on technical regulations and standards for international trade. 

August 9, 2015 - August 13, 2015

Public Procurment Workshop Phase II: Risk Mitigation and Dispute Resolution in International Government Contracts

The Iraqi Ministry of Planning plays a coordinating role in developing and implementing procurement regulations across both the federal and provincial government levels. Thusly, CLDP will conducted the second of a multi-phase public procurement program on dispute resolution in coordination with the Government Contracts Division of Iraq’s Ministry of Planning.

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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.

June 17, 2015 - June 20, 2015

Iraq: CLDP to Lead Workshop on Franchising

On June 16-20 in New York, in cooperation with the Foreign Commercial Service, CLDP conducted a franchise program for a 20-member delegation of prospective franchise investors from Iraq.

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June 15, 2015 - June 17, 2015

Iraq: CLDP Promotes Strategic US-Iraq Private Sector Partnerships

On June 15, CLDP, at the behest of the U.S. Consulate in Basrah, led a meeting with the Governor of Basrah, Dr. Maged Al-Nasrawi, and 20 other Governorate officials to develop the next programmatic steps in implementing the recently signed Sister-City Agreement between Houston and Basra.

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May 9, 2015 - May 12, 2015

CLDP Organizes Workshop for Iraqi Commercial Courts on International Sales Disputes

On May 9-11, CLDP conducted a judicial training workshop on international sales contracts for a senior delegation of Iraqi appellate and commercial court judges.  

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May 4, 2015 - May 7, 2015

Iraq: CLDP Facilitates Signing of Basrah-Houston Sister City Agreement

CLDP hosted a high-level delegation of Iraqi officials for consultations in Houston, Texas and the signing of a Sister City Agreement between Houston and Basrah. The consultations and signing, held from May 4-7, included the Governor of Basrah, a delegation of federal and governorate officials, and private-sector representatives from Iraq as well as Mayor Annise Parker, city officials, and private-sector representatives from Houston.

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April 15, 2015 - April 16, 2015

CLDP Organizes Arbitration Seminar for UAE and Iraqi Judges

On April 15-16, CLDP, in coordination with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)-MENA and the UAE Ministry of Justice’s Institute of Training & Judicial Studies, conducted a regional arbitration seminar on the role of judges in enforcing arbitration agreements and awards. 

March 26, 2015 - April 6, 2015

CLDP to sponsor Tunisia and Iraq to compete at 22nd Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

On March 26 - April 2, CLDP sponsored teams from the Al-Nahrain College of Law of Iraq and the Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences of Tunis to participate in the 22nd Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot) in Vienna, Austria