Asia & South Asia

June 6, 2018 - June 8, 2018

CLDP to Facilitate the Sixth Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Expert Level Working Group on Standards in Tbilisi, Georgia

As part of the U.S. government’s objective to promote economic expansion and stability in Afghanistan and Central Asia (Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan), CLDP has been facilitating regional working groups on Customs, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, and Standards. CLDP is organizing the Sixth Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Expert Level Working Group on Standards to take place in Tbilisi, Georgia on June 6-8, 2018.

June 6, 2018 - June 8, 2018

CLDP to facilitate the Sixth Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Expert Level Working Group on Standards in Tbilisi, Georgia

As part of the U.S. government’s objective to promote economic expansion and stability in Afghanistan and Central Asia (Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan), CLDP has been facilitating regional working groups on Customs, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, and Standards. CLDP is organizing the Sixth Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Expert Level Working Group on Standards to take place in Tbilisi, Georgia on June 6-8, 2018.

June 4, 2018 - August 31, 2018

Sri Lanka: Technology Transfer Fellowship

From June 4 - August 31, CLDP will arrange a three-month fellowship at Innovation Partners Healthcare in the Boston metro area for a professor charged with commercialization responsibilities at the University of Colombo.

May 8, 2018 - May 11, 2018

Study Tour on Regional Power Market Development for South Asia

Following the regional consultation held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in May 2016 focusing on Competitive Tenders of Power Projects with Cross Border and Domestic Offtakers, CLDP in coordination with the Independent Power Producer Office in South Africa, will organize a study tour on Regional Power Market Development  for governement officials from Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka to travel to Johannesburg, South Africa on May 8-11, 2018.

May 7, 2018 - May 11, 2018

Afghanistan Government Procurement Agreement and Procurement Dispute Settlement Workshop

On May 7-11, 2018, CLDP will hold a workshop in cooperation with the World Trade Organization (WTO) Institute for Training and Technical Cooperation (ITTC) for officials from the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. 

May 3, 2018 - May 11, 2018

Afghanistan and Sri Lanka: Commercial Diplomacy and WTO Workshops

CLDP will host workshops from May 3-11 in Colombo, Sri Lanka for officials from the Afghanistan Ministry of Commerce and Industries and the Sri Lanka Department of Commerce on commercial diplomacy and the transparency provisions of World Trade Organization Agreements. 

April 21, 2018 - April 26, 2018

Afghanistan: Customs Integrity and TRIPS Workshops

On the week of April 22, CLDP, along with partners WCO and USPTO, will conduct two workshops for officials from Afghanistan's Customs Department, the Ministry of Commerce, and the Afghan judiciary. 

April 2, 2018 - April 9, 2018

ELSA WTO Trade Law Moot Bangkok, Thailand

On April 2-9, CLDP sponsored Afghan law students from Dunia University and Sri Lankan law students from the Sri Lanka Law College to participate in the ELSA WTO Regional Trade Law Moot (Trade Law Moot) in Bangkok, Thailand.