Asia & South Asia

June 10, 2015 - June 12, 2015

Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Working Groups on Customs, Standards, and SPS Measures in Astana, Kazakhstan

CLDP will organize Meetings of Central Asia-Afghanistan Working Groups on Customs, Standards, and Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures in Astana, Kazakhstan to further the goals of the U.S.-Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) and the U.S. Government inter-agency New Silk Road Initiative.


June 8, 2015 - June 12, 2015

ASEAN: CLDP to Implement Third Country Training on Public Procurement

CLDP, in partnership with Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Civil Service college, will implement a week-long workshop on June 8-12, 2015, focusing public procurement for participants from the Association of South East Asia Nations( ASEAN).

May 29, 2015 - June 3, 2015

CLDP to Hold Workshop for Afghan Government Officials on Cyber Crime and Electronic Transactions Legislation

Afghan government officials with cyber crime responsibilities will discuss pending cyber crime and electronic transactions (e-transactions) legislation at a workshop CLDP is organizing for late May in Istanbul, Turkey.  CLDP will sponsor this workshop in coordination with the Afghan Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, the Council of Europe, and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).  Representatives from several Afghan offices, including the ministries of Justice and Interior, the Supreme Court, and the Attorney General’s office, are expected to attend and participate.


May 25, 2015 - May 28, 2015

GDNP Public Procurement and Dispute Resolution Workshop

On May 25-28, 2015, CLDP will conduct a workshop on Public Procurement and Dispute Resolution in Tbilisi, Georgia for key staff of Afghanistan's General Directorate for National Procurement (GDNP) and procurement specialists from major procuring ministries.

May 25, 2015 - May 28, 2015

Afghan GDNP Workshop on Public Procurement and Dispute Resolution Practices

On May 25-28, 2015, as part of its technical assistance to the General Directorate of National Procurement (GDNP) in Afghanistan, CLDP is faciliating training on public procurement, dispute resolution methods and bid evaluation practices for key GDNP staff.

May 21, 2015 - May 23, 2015

Middle East and North Africa World Economic Forum

In support of the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s mission to enhance Afghanistan’s economic ties to the Middle East, CLDP, in cooperation with the U.S. Missions in Afghanistan, is sponsoring a 15-person Afghan delegation, comprised of Afghan government officials and private-sector representatives, to attend the World Economic Forum on May 21-23, 2015, in Jordan.

May 19, 2015 - May 20, 2015

Afghan National Procurement Directorate Trains Businesswomen in Proposal Writing

On May 19-20, 2015 the General Directorate of National Procurement (GDNP) of Afghanistan will train 10 Afghan businesswomen in proposal writing at its training center in Kabul.

May 12, 2015 - May 14, 2015

Afghanistan Bankruptcy Law Workshop

On May 12-14, CLDP will lead a workshop on drafting a bankruptcy law for advisors of the Afghan Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MoCI) in New Delhi, India. This is a continuation of a round-table meeting between Afghan government and private sector stakeholders on the Insolvency Law in Afghanistan.

May 12, 2015 - May 15, 2015

CLDP Helps Iraqi and Afghan Government Officials Attend Cyber Conference

CLDP will make it possible this year for civilian government officials from Afghanistan and Iraq to attend an annual conference on cyber strategies organized by the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) to be held near Washington, DC.

April 28, 2015 - May 1, 2015

Pakistan: CLDP Program on International Competition and Consumer Protection Law

As a continuation of CLDP programming, made possible via an interagency agreement with USAID, to enhance the capabilities and international cooperation of the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP), CLDP and CCP officials will participate in the 2015 Annual Meeting of the International Competition Network (ICN) to be held in Sydney, Australia, April 28 – May 1, 2015.