Iraq

February 20, 2011 - February 23, 2011

Baghdad Workshop on International Arbitration

At the request of Iraq’s Chief Justice and the State Department, CLDP is providing significant assistance to Iraq as the country is creating commercial courts. In close cooperation with Iraq’s Judical Development Institute (JDI), CLDP recently organized its second workshop as part of a series of workshops on commercial law.

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January 9, 2011 - January 12, 2011

Baghdad Workshop on Commercial Court Procedure

At the request of Iraq’s Chief Justice and the State Department, CLDP is providing significant assistance to Iraq as the country is creating commercial courts. In close cooperation with Iraq’s Judical Development Institute (JDI), CLDP has launched a multi-phase program to train Iraqi judges in commercial law, commencing with this workshop.

December 6, 2010 - December 15, 2010

U.S. Consultation for the Iraq Standards Organization

The Central Organization for Standardization and Quality Control (COSQC) of Iraq develops standards for all economic sectors, conformity assessments, metrology/calibrations and quality certifications. To approach the numerous challenges in conformity assessment presented by Iraq reconstruction, the COSQC hopes to modernize each of its departments.

September 27, 2010 - October 15, 2010

Three-week Intensive Training Program for Iraqi Judges on Adjudicating Complex Commercial Cases

On October 15th, 2010, CLDP concluded a three-week intensive training program in Washington DC and New York City for Iraqi judges on adjudicating complex commercial cases.

December 9, 2009 - December 11, 2009

Iraqi Shura Council Consultations

As part of the Department of Commerce's ongoing technical assistance to the Government of Iraq, CLDP organized a consultation in Paris, France, for Iraq's Shura Council. The consultation, organized in close coordination with the Office of Constitutional and Legislative Affairs (CLA) of the US Embassy in Baghdad, was designed to help Iraq's Shura Council streamline its processes for constitutional review.

November 18, 2009 - November 21, 2009

Workshop on Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Iraq and the New York Convention

CLDP's Iraq team conducted a three-day seminar in Paris that brought together a group of key Iraqi decision-makers to explore how Iraq can develop the legal infrastructure to enforce arbitral awards under the New York Convention.

March 29, 2009 - April 1, 2009

International Best Practices in Government Procurement

In response to the request by the Iraqi government, CLDP organized a four-day workshop to introduce 17 Iraqi officials to international standards and best practices in procurement. The workshop took place in Amman, Jordan from March 29 to April 1, 2009.