Asia & South Asia

June 13, 2017 - June 15, 2017

Central Asia-Afghanistan-Pakistan Regional Expert Level Working Group on SPS

CLDP is organizing the Fifth Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Regional Expert Level Working Group on SPS Issues to take place in Tbilisi, Georgia on June 13-15, 2017.

June 6, 2017 - June 7, 2017

Nepal Workshop on Power Procurement

On June 6-7, CLDP will hold a workshop in Kathmandu for officials from the Ministry of Energy, Nepal Investment Board, Office of the Millennium Challenge, Nepal Electricity Authority and the Ministry of Finance and other energy-related agencies on Power Procurement. The workshop is part of the Department of State's Indo-Pacific Economic Corridor Initiative aimed at increasing cross-border investment in energy and power trading in South Asia.

May 24, 2017 - May 26, 2017

Sustainable Upstream Oil and Gas Policy

On May 24-26, CLDP will conduct a workshop in Victoria, Seychelles on developing a sustainable upstream oil and gas policy.  The workshop caps the work of several past months, in which CLDP has worked with PetroSeychelles – the national oil company and upstream regulator – to develop a policy that meets the country’s goals for domestic exploration and production in balance with the Seychelles’ unique environmental heritage and its thriving tourism industry.

May 17, 2017 - May 18, 2017

Contract Terms, Commercial Risks Workshop

On May 17-18, CLDP will conduct a workshop in Naypyitaw for senior Burmese energy officials from the LNG Committee, the Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise, and the Ministry of Energy and Electricity on the key commercial risks facing private developers of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import projects. The workshop follows a March 2017 workshop which provided these Burmese officials with a LNG imports model that demonstrated a critical method by which private developers determine whether and how to structure their bid on the country’s LNG import facility tender.  These workshops assist the Government of Burma to better understand the economics of LNG projects and the legal and regulatory reforms they can enact to ensure a commercially viable LNG import facility.

April 25, 2017 - April 26, 2017

Pakistan: Marginal Gas Workshop

On April 25-27, CLDP will organize a workshop in London, UK on increasing Pakistan's domestic gas supply through stranded and marginal fields.  The workshop brings together senior officials from Pakistan’s Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources (MPNR) and the Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd. (OGDCL) to discuss and find concrete solutions to explore regulatory reforms that will make such fields commercially viable.  Increasing domestic gas production is a cornerstone of meeting Pakistan's ongoing energy deficit, and this is the first of three CLDP workshops this year to address the country's gas supply.

April 24, 2017 - April 28, 2017

Sri Lanka: CLDP Celebrates World IP Day and Conducts University IP Policy Workshops

On April 24-28, CLDP will join international intellectual property organizations in celebrating World IP Day in Colombo, Sri Lanka. 

April 24, 2017 - April 25, 2017

Pakistan National Labor Law Symposium

CLDP, in close cooperation with the Continuing Legal Education Institute of Pakistan (CLEIP) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), will conduct a National Labor Law Symposium in Islamabad, Pakistan, on 24-25 April, 2017.  

April 17, 2017 - May 19, 2017

Pakistan: FTC Fellowship Program

From April 17 – May 19, 2017, CLDP will sponsor a fellowship recipient from the Competition Commission of Pakistan to spend one month working as an integral member of the Bureau of Competition team at the Federal Trade Commission.

April 4, 2017 - April 7, 2017

Trans-Caspian: CLDP Organizes Regional Workshop on Trade Facilitation

On April 4-7, CLDP conducted a Workshop on Trade Facilitation and Cross-Border Issues in Odessa, Ukraine for officials from Afghanistan, Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Pakistan, and Ukraine.