Asia & South Asia

January 24, 2017 - January 25, 2017

Nepal Workshop on Competitive Bidding for Power Projects

On January 24-25, CLDP will conduct a workshop in Kathmandu for officials from the Ministry of Power, Nepal Investment Board, Nepal Electricity Authority and other energy-related agencies on competitive bidding of power projects. The workshop will focus on core elements of competitive bidding and procurement and internationally recognized standards and key principles of attracting investment to large power projects. This 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.

January 23, 2017 - January 27, 2017

Afghanistan: Consultation on Implementation of Afghanistan's WTO Committments

CLDP, in cooperation with the WTO Secretariat and the International Trade Centre, will hold a consultation in Geneva to assist the Government of Afghanistan in developing the knowledge and expertise to implement its trade commitments, to participate as an active member, and to fully realize the benefits of its recent WTO membership. 

December 19, 2016 - December 23, 2016

Afghanistan Framework Agreements and Procurement Workshop

On December 19-23, 2016, CLDP will conduct a workshop on e-procurement and ADR Phase II in Kiev, Ukraine for 15 members of the Afghan National Procurement Authority (NPA) staff. The NPA is in the process of taking steps towards adopting e-procurement. The program will therefore focus on the requirements, challenges, and know-how associated with adopting e-procurement – learning from the experiences of Ukraine, which recently adopted an e-procurement system for public procurement. E-procurement in Afghanistan will help promote transparency and efficiency in the procurement process.

December 14, 2016 - December 17, 2016

Afghanistan: Judicial Capacity Building Phase I

CLDP, in partnership with the International Finance Corporation, will train Afghan commercial court judges on the newly reformed Movable and Immovable Property Laws on December 14-17, 2016. 

December 6, 2016 - December 7, 2016

Liquefied Natural Gas Import Contracts Workshop

On December 6 and 7, CLDP will conduct a workshop in Naypyitaw for senior Burmese energy officials from the Ministry of Energy and Electricity on developing a legal and regulatory framework for the import of LNG (liquefied natural gas).

December 1, 2016 - December 10, 2016

Telecom Regulations and Internet Governance Forum for Afghan and Pakistani Officials

CLDP will hold a telecom regulations training in Washington, DC on December 1-2 and then trainings at the UN Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara, Mexico on December 5-9 for 10 Afghans and 4 Pakistanis from the public and private telecom sectors.

December 1, 2016 - December 5, 2016

Afghanistan Participation at the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IAAC)

CLDP will bring fifteen Afghans participants from the public and private sectors to attended the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IAAC) from December 1-5, 2016. The IACC is the world’s premier global forum for bringing together heads of state, civil society, the private sector representatives from dozens of countries to tackle the increasingly sophisticated challenges posed by corruption. 

November 8, 2016 - November 11, 2016

Bangalore Mediation Training for the Afghan Center for Dispute Resolution

CLDP partnered with the Alternative Resolution Center in Rome, Italy and the Bangalore Mediation Center in Bangalore, India to provide mediation training to Afghan mediators through practical experience as well as an advanced mediation session.