Asia & South Asia

June 21, 2016 - June 23, 2016

CLDP Supports the Forth Meeting of the Central Asia/Afghanistan SPS Working Group

CLDP will help organize the meeting of the Central Asia/Afghanistan SPS Working Group in Rome, Italy on June 21-23, 2016. Twenty five participants will include customs officials from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

June 17, 2016 - June 18, 2016

Sri Lanka: ADR Workshop for Sri Lankan Judiciary

CLDP will conduct an ADR workshop in Colombo for Sri Lanka High Court and District Court judges on June 17-18, 2016. 

June 16, 2016 - June 18, 2016

Afghanistan Self-Evaluation Tools (SET) Training

On June 16-18 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, CLDP will conduct the third phase of a initiative centered on advanced Self Evaluation Tools (SET), in conjunction with Trident Integrity Solutions. 

June 13, 2016 - June 16, 2016

Sri Lanka: Workshop on Trade Policy Analysis

With the cessation of internal conflict in 2009, and the development of a new unity government, Sri Lanka is seeking to benefit from key international trade and economic relationships, to further integrate into the world economy, and to further develop its services sectors. 

May 25, 2016 - May 29, 2016

Sri Lanka: Judicial Workshop on Protection of Intellectual Property Rights

CLDP and USPTO will lead a pair of two-day IP workshops in Colombo and Jaffna for 50 Sri Lanka High Court and District Court judges on May 25-29. 

May 23, 2016 - May 25, 2016

CLDP Conducts Second Phase of Debt Recovery Consultations

On May 23-25 in Dubai, CLDP will conduct the second phase of its Finance Law Consultations as follow on assistance to a debt recovery and banking governance workshop conducted in November 2015, during which participants formed a working group to address issues in the financial sector, including the possibility of a special commission for debt recovery in Afghanistan.

May 17, 2016 - May 20, 2016

CLDP trains Afghan National Procurement Authority on Framework Agreements and Dispute Resolution

On May 17-20 in Kiev, Ukraine, in coordination with the Department of Defense, CLDP attorneys and experts will conduct a workshop on framework agreements for 12 members of the Afghan National Procurement Authority (NPA) staff.

May 17, 2016 - May 19, 2016

Pakistan: Competition Law Workshop Phase III

CLDP will conduct a Competition Law Workshop on Abuse of Dominance for the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) from May 17-19, 2016 in Islambad.  

May 16, 2016 - May 27, 2016

Pakistan ICT High Level Officials Consultations

In collaboration with the University of Washington School of Law, CLDP will organize a seminar and industry consultations for senior officials from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)  and Ministry of Information Technology, in Seattle Washington, the week of May 16, 2016.  

May 16, 2016 - May 19, 2016

Consultation on Afghanistan’s Accession to the World Trade Organization

At the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Tenth Ministerial Conference (MC10) in Nairobi, Trade Ministers unanimously approved Afghanistan’s negotiated terms of accession.  The Afghanistan WTO Accession Package is the culmination of 11 years of working party negotiations, and is an significant milestone in  Afghanistan’s integration into the international economy.  The ambitious reform agenda Afghanistan has undertaken to become a member is also a blueprint for good governance and economic development. The WTO estimates that countries undertaking the reforms required to join the WTO tend to grow at around 2.5 percentage points faster than others once the process is completed.