Qatar

March 1, 2014 - March 7, 2014

CLDP Hosts Fourth Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot

The Fourth Annual Middle East Commercial Arbitration Vis Pre-Moot was held March 1-7, 2014 in Doha, Qatar. This event was organized by CLDP and Qatar University with support from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law’s Center for International Legal Education.

Oil & Gas Law Short Course for Afghan Government Officials

June 25, 2013

CLDP, in coordination with the Qatar University Center for Energy, Environmental & Sustainability Law & Polic y (CEESLP), will host a delegation of 12 Afghan government officials in Doha, Qatar for a 6-day short course on international oil and gas law.  The program represents the second phase of CLDP’s technical assista

June 25, 2013 - July 2, 2013

Oil & Gas Law Short Course for Afghan Government Officials

In Doha, Qatar last week, CLDP conducted a five-day intensive course on the basics of international oil and gas contracting for a delegation of 12 Afghan government officials.  

June 3, 2013 - June 5, 2013

GCC Commercial Law Harmonization Project

CLDP and United States Trade Representative (USTR) travelled to Riyadh June 3-5 for a GCC-U.S. Forum on Trade and Investment Issues hosted by the GCC Secretariat-General. 

May 27, 2013 - May 28, 2013

Intellectual Property Rights Training

In an effort to harmonize and develop consistency in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) protection in the Arabian Peninsula, CLDP, in cooperation with the Qatar Ministry of Justice, organized a US and local intellectual property rights legal training workshop to train patent examiners in Doha, Qatar regarding best practices in intellectual property rights (IPR) protection.

February 24, 2013 - February 27, 2013

Afghanistan and Yemen Energy Law Consultations

CLDP, in coordination with Qatar University's Center Energy, Environmental and Sustainability Law and Policy (CEESLP), hosted delegates from the Afghanistan Ministry of Mines and the Yemen Ministry of Oil and Minerals for a week of consultations on energy and resources law in Doha, Qatar. 

February 10, 2013 - February 14, 2013

Third Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot Brings Together Students from Across the Region

The Third Annual Middle East Pre-Moot International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, took place February 13-14, 2013. The Vis Middle East Pre-Moot was organized by the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA) with support from CLDP and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law’s Center for International Legal Education (CILE). This competition brought together students, professors and deans from the University of Bahrain, the University of Baghdad, Sultan Qaboos University in Oman, United Arab Emirates University, Faculty of Legal Political and Social Sciences of Tunis, University of Jordan, and Dar Al Hekma Law College from Saudi Arabia. Legal practitioners from the local, regional and international legal community took place as arbitrators and provided the students with important feedback to help them to continue to improve their arguments for the final competition which will take place in Vienna, Austria on March 23-28, 2013.

March 29, 2012 - April 5, 2012

Bahrain, Oman, UAE, Qatar, Tunisia and Jordan Compete in the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Austria

After their successful participation in the Second Annual Willem C. Vis Middle East International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot, which took place February 27-March 1, 2012 in Oman, teams from Bahrain, Oman, UAE, Qatar, Tunisia, and Jordan traveled to Vienna, Austria in March to compete in the Vis Moot.

February 27, 2012 - March 1, 2012

Middle East Law Students Successfully Compete in the Vis Pre-Moot Competition

The Second Annual Willem C. Vis Middle East International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot, in Muscat, Oman, took place February 29-March 1, 2012. The Vis Middle East Pre-Moot is organized by CLDP, the University of Pittsburgh School of Law’s Center for International Legal Education (CILE), and the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA). Participating teams included the University of Bahrain, Sultan Qaboos University in Oman, United Arab Emirates University, Qatar University, Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences of Tunis, University of Jordan, and University of Baghdad. Legal practitioners from the local, regional and international legal community took part as arbitrators in the Pre-Moot.