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. 

December 15, 2014 - December 18, 2014

Iraq: CLDP Conducts Arbitration Clause Drafting Workshop for Government Lawyers

From December 15-18 in Dubai, UAE, CLDP conducted an Arbitration Clause Drafting workshop for legal and contracting directorates in Iraq’s Ministries of Transportation, Justice, Housing and Construction, and Municipalities.

November 17, 2014 - November 21, 2014

Iraq Participation in Global Entrepreneurship Summit

In support of the Department of State’s initiative to promote participation from the Middle East and North Africa at the fifth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), CLDP, in cooperation with the US Mission in Iraq, sponsored an Iraqi delegation to attend the GES from November 19-21, 2014 in Marrakesh, Morocco.  

November 16, 2014 - November 20, 2014

Iraq Franchise Consultations

From November 16-20, CLDP, in cooperation with the Foreign Commercial Service and Iraq's National Investment Commission, hosted a franchise workshop for 20 Iraqi investors on "Negotiating Franchise Agreements" in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

October 27, 2014 - October 30, 2014

Workshop for Iraqi Officials on Drafting Construction Contracts

On October 27-30, 2014, CLDP conducted a four-day workshop, in Istanbul, Turkey, to strengthen the capacity of Iraq's Provincial Investment Commissions (PICs) to effectively draft and negotiate construction contracts using FIDIC's standard terms.

October 14, 2014 - October 18, 2014

Jordan: Building the Next Generation of Regional Arbitrators

CLDP, under the auspices of the Judicial Council of Jordan, and in collaboration with the LEAD Advisory Group, the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR), the University of Jordan, and the Center for International Legal Education (CILE) at the University of Pittsburg, kicked-off the 5th Annual Middle East Willem C Vis Pre-Moot Program on October 14-18 in Amman, Jordan.

September 15, 2014 - September 17, 2014

Iraq: CLDP Helps Create Interagency Guidebook for Drafting Arbitration Clauses

From September 15-17 in Dubai, UAE, CLDP conducted a workshop to help several Iraqi agencies develop a guidebook for drafting arbitration clauses consistent with international best practice. 

September 1, 2014 - September 5, 2014

CLDP Facilitates Participation at Annual United Nations Forum on Internet Governance by Afghan and Iraqi Stakeholders

CLDP facilitated the attendance by Iraq and Afghan government and non0-government stakeholders to the four officials from the Afghan Telecommunications Regulatory Authority at the 9th annual U.N. Internet Governance Forum, in Istanbul Turkey, from September 1 – September 5, at which otherwise there would have been no attendees from Afghanistan.  This annual event provides an interactive, collaborative space for stakeholders from government, civil society, and private industry exchange ideas on Internet governance issues, Internet access and openness, privacy and cybersecurity.   This year there were over 2,400 onsite participants from around the world attending concurrent sessions.

August 18, 2014 - August 29, 2014

Iraq Technology Transfer and Technology Valuation US Consultations

CLDP hosted a senior delegation from Iraq’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) for meetings and workshops in Washington DC designed to help Iraq improve its technology transfer and valuation capabilities.

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.