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.

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. 

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.