Asia & South Asia

October 14, 2014 - October 18, 2014

Jordan: Building the Next Generation of Regional Arbitrators

CLDP, in cooperation with the Bahrain Center for Dispute Resolution (BCDR) and the LEAD Advisory Group, will kick-off the 5th Annual Middle East Vis Program (Vis) this October 14–18, 2014 in Amman, Jordan.

October 8, 2014 - October 18, 2014

U.S. Consultations on Innovation and Technology Transfer for Pakistan, October 8-18, 2014

On October 8-18, CLDP will host a delegation of officials from five Pakistani universities for a consultation on Innovation and Technology Transfer in Washington, D.C.; Denver, Colorado; and Stillwater, Oklahoma.  The participants include representatives from higher learning institutions in Pakistan specializing in space technology, information communications, medicine, and agriculture.


September 25, 2014 - October 3, 2014

Afghan Mining Regulatory Regime Consultations

In September 2014, CLDP will be hosting high level representatives from the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP), Ministry of Justice (MoJ), and the Afghanistan Parliament to attend Mining Regulatory Regime Consultations in Keystone, Colorado and Washington, DC.  The Afghan delegation will attend a series of sessions on modern mining industry development with private and public sector mining experts, including US Government regulatory authorities.

September 15, 2014 - September 17, 2014

Afghanistan: Building the Next Generation of Afghanistan Transactional Lawyers, Arbitrators, and Trade Advocates

CLDP will kick-off the second year of its Afghanistan legal education program with the Kabul University Commercial Law Clinic, an International Trade Law Seminar, and International Commercial Arbitration Moot training.



September 3, 2014 - September 4, 2014

LNG Contracts Workshops for Pakistani Energy Officials

A team of CLDP attorneys and outside advisors will travel to London, UK on September 3-4 to hold workshops on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) contracting.

September 1, 2014 - September 5, 2014

CLDP Prepares to Help Afghans and Iraqis Participate in the 2014 United Nations’ Internet Governance Forum

CLDP will facilitate IGF attendance and participation by government and non-government attendees from Afghanistan and Iraq at the 2014 United Nations Internet Governance Forum.  This year’s forum will be from September 1 -5 in Istanbul, Turkey.  CLDP will make attendance possible for representatives from government, NGOs or news organizations, who might otherwise not be able to attend in person.  It will also organize an introductory session for those attendees, to help them make the most of their participation.

August 16, 2014 - August 23, 2014

Afghan Agribusiness Study Tour 2.0

On August 16-23, in coordination with USDA, a team of CLDP attorneys and experts conducted phase two of CLDP’s Agribusiness Study Tour for 11 Afghan farmers from Wardak and Paktika provinces of Afghanistan and four entrepreneurs from Kabul. 

August 11, 2014 - August 15, 2014

Afghanistan Estonia Legislative Consultations

Details coming soon.

June 17, 2014 - June 18, 2014

CLDP Holds Seminar for Afghan Telecommunications Regulatory Officials

During the week of June 16, 2014, CLDP Attorney-Advisor Joe Gattuso and International Program Specialist Sameh Attia conducted a two-day seminar on telecommunications regulatory issues for a cadre of Afghan government officials from Afghan Telecommunications and Regulatory Commission and Ministry of Communications and Technology.  Two American experts gave presentations and led discussions:  Jonathan Levy, an economist with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, and Marc Lipton, a lawyer and consultant with extensive experience in Afghanistan, who participated on a pro bono basis.  The topics covered included quality of service/consumer protection, pricing, interconnection, digital television transition, and administrative processes.