Iraq

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

March 3, 2015 - March 7, 2015

5th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot in Amman

On March 3-7, 2015 in Amman Jordan, CLDP hosted the 5th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot Program under the auspices of the Judicial Council of Jordan, and in collaboration with the University of Jordan and several international law organizations including UNCITRAL and the International Court of Arbitration (ICC), and University of Pittsburg (CILE).

February 23, 2015 - February 27, 2015

Iraq Workshop on Tools and Methods for Trade Policy Analysis

On February 23-27 2015, in cooperation with the International Trade Centre (ITC), a joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization, CLDP organized a workshop on trade and market analysis for fourteen officials of the Iraq Ministry of Trade.

February 22, 2015 - February 26, 2015

Public Procurement: Workshop on Dispute Resolution and International Arbitration

CLDP conducted the first phase 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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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. 

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