Asia & South Asia

December 17, 2014 - December 20, 2014

CLDP Conducts Phase Two of Afghan Transparency Initiative

On December 17-20, CLDP will conduct the second phase of its initiative to promote transparency and legitimate business practices among various sectors in Afghanistan.

December 2, 2014 - December 8, 2014

New Staff Training for the Afghanistan Center for Dispute Resolution (ACDR)

In conjunction with local Afghan partners and CLDP’s U.S.-based experts, CLDP will conduct commercial dispute resolution training in Manama, Bahrain December 2 – 8 for newly hired staff and mediators of the recently established Afghanistan Center for Dispute Resolution (ACDR). 

December 1, 2014 - December 12, 2014

CLDP trains Afghan Legislature and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Lawyers in Legislative Drafting

CLDP is conducting two Legislative Drafting Training Workshops on December 1-5 and December 8-12, 2014 in Paris, France for 45 participants from Afghanistan and GCC countries. 

November 17, 2014 - November 21, 2014

Iraq & Afghanistan 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 Missions in Iraq and in Afghanistan, will sponsor delegations from Iraq and Afghanistan to attend the GES from November 19-21, 2014 in Marrakesh, Morocco.  

November 12, 2014 - November 20, 2014

Afghanistan Legal Education Program: Kabul University Commercial Law Clinic Contracts Drafting and Negotiation Competition

CLDP will lead Afghan University law students in a Contracts Drafting and Negotiation Competition, the final phase of a Commercial Law Clinic held in cooperation with Kabul University.

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 25, 2014 - October 3, 2014

Afghan Mining Regulatory Regime Consultations

Details coming soon.

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.