Asia & South Asia

November 12, 2015 - November 17, 2015

3rd Meeting of the Afghanistan-Central Asia Working Group on Standards

CLDP will help organize a third Meeting of the Afghanistan-Central Asia Working Group on Standards in Washington, D.C. on November 12-13, 2015 and November 16-17, 2015. The program will focus on energy efficiency and will include presentations on the national priorities of each respective country, a discussion with U.S. companies and Standards Developers interested in investment within the region, and site visits to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the U.S. Department of Energy.

November 9, 2015 - November 13, 2015

CLDP Facilitates Delegation's Participation at IGF and Connectivity Consultations

On November 9-13, 2015, CLDP will sponsor a delegation of government and nongovernment representatives from Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan to participate in the U.N. Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in João Pessoa, Brazil. 

November 9, 2015 - November 11, 2015

Pakistan IP Legislative Workshop

On November 9-11, 2015, CLDP, in close coordination with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), will conduct an IP workshop in Istanbul, Turkey for an eight-member delegation from Pakistan comprised of  Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO) officials and private intellectual property attorneys that serve on a working group to update Pakistan’s IP laws.

November 4, 2015 - November 6, 2015

CLDP Supports the Meeting of Central Asia-Afghanistan SPS Working Group

CLDP will organize the meetings of the SPS Working Group in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan in November 2015. Thirty participants will include customs officials from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

November 1, 2015 - November 4, 2015

CLDP Supports Public Procurement Legislative Workshop in Afghanistan

On November 1-4, 2015 CLDP will facilitate a Procurement Legislative Reform Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey with Afghan representatives from the Parliament, Ministry of Justice, National Procurement Authority and private sector.

October 14, 2015 - October 19, 2015

CLDP To Provide Preparatory Training Sessions for 2016 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

CLDP, in cooperation with Bahrain Chamber of Dispute Resolution (BCDR) will hold a preparatory training in Manama, Bahrain, aimed to prepare law students from Afghanistan, Iraq, Tunisia and other Middle East Vis Moot for the 2016 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, to be held in Vienna, Austria and Hong Kong in March 2016. As the second part of this program, CLDP, in coordination with BCDR will hold a preparatory training program designed for judges, lawyers, law professors, and prospective arbitration practitioners.

October 12, 2015 - October 16, 2015

CLDP Facilitates a Mining Contracts Negotiation and Review Workshop for Afghan MoMP

On October 12-16, 2015 CLDP wil sponsor a Mining Contracts Negotiation and Review Workshop at Columbia University for Afghan government officials from the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP).

October 5, 2015 - October 9, 2015

Afghanistan-India Telecommunications Cooperation

CLDP will sponsor a visit of a delegation from the Afghanistan Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (ATRA) to meet officials of the Telecommunications Regulation Authority of India (TRAI) and other government offices on October 5-7, 2015 in New Delhi, India and site visits of local telecommunications companies on October 8-9, 2015 in Karnataka (Bangalore), India.

September 9, 2015 - September 11, 2015

Pakistan: Energy Markets Workshop

As part of the ongoing collaboration with the Government of Pakistan on energy sector development, CLDP will host a delegation from the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources for a three-day workshop in September. The workshop will introduce best practices related to upstream production, energy trading and energy contract disputes. 

September 2, 2015 - September 8, 2015

CLDP Sponsors Business Integrity Network of Afghanistan to Attend Int’l Anti-Corruption Conference

CLDP will sponsor a delegation comprised of six members of the Business Integrity Network of Afghanistan (BINA) to attend the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) on September 2-4 in Putrajaya, Malaysia.