Asia & South Asia

November 15, 2017 - November 16, 2017

Contract Terms, Commercial Risks Workshop

On November 15-16, CLDP will conduct a workshop in Naypyitaw for senior Burmese energy officials from the LNG Committee, the Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise, and the Ministry of Energy and Electricity on the key commercial risks facing private developers of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import projects.

November 14, 2017 - November 17, 2017

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 November 14-17, 2017.

November 14, 2017 - November 17, 2017

Legislative Updates Working Group Meeting

From November 15-17, CLDP and USPTO will organize a Legislative Updates Working Group meeting for officials and staff from the Intellectual Property Office of Pakistan (IPO) and attorneys that have drafted proposed amendments to Pakistan's intellectual property laws.

November 6, 2017 - November 8, 2017

South Asia: Regional Land Use Seminar

From November 6-8, 2017, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, CLDP will conduct a regional land acquisition seminar for stakeholders from Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka that play a role in acquiring real estate for public projects. CLDP experts will speak on best practices in exercising "eminent domain" authority to acquire land for public projects, focusing on processes and valuation. This seminar will start the dialogue for how these governments in South Asia can strengthen their respective land acquisition regimes for the benefit of public projects.

October 30, 2017 - November 2, 2017

Afghanistan: Mining Fundamentals Workshop

CLDP will conduct a mining workshop for officials and staff from the Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum from October 30 - November 2 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

October 14, 2017

CLDP To Provide Preparatory Training Sessions for 2018 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and Vis East Moot

CLDP, in cooperation with Royal University for Women (RUW), University Pittsburgh's Center for International Legal Education (CILE), MENA Chambers Bahrain, and the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA) will hold a preparatory training in Manama, Bahrain, aimed to prepare South Asia, Middle East and North Africa law students to compete in the 25th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, to be held in Vienna, Austria and Hong Kong in March-April 2018.

September 20, 2017 - September 21, 2017

CLDP to Conduct Workshop on Unsolicited Proposals with Sri Lankan Utility

In 2016, Sri Lanka adopted new requirements for private sector initiated proposals for public-private partnerships. Sri Lanka’s Public Utility is looking to adopt its procurement rules to reconcile the new requirements. CLDP in continuing its assistance in the energy sector in Sri Lanka will conduct a workshop focused on the different policy choices and how to implement them. This is part of a multi-phase assistance project to South Asia on regional energy concerns.

September 16, 2017 - September 22, 2017

Afghanistan: Ministerial Mining Consultations

On September 16-22, CLDP will arrange mining consultations for the Minister of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

September 11, 2017 - September 14, 2017

Afghanistan & Pakistan: CLDP hosts TIR Convention Conference

On September 11-14, 2017 CLDP, in close coordination with the Pakistan Regional Economic Intergration Activity (PREIA), will host a regional conference on the TIR Convention and a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) conference on the Carriage of Good By Road (CMR) Convention. 

September 11, 2017 - September 15, 2017

Sri Lanka: IP Policy Working Group

On September 11-15, CLDP, USPTO, and WIPO, in close coordination with the National Intellectual Property Office of Sri Lanka and the University Grants Commission, will conduct working group drafting sessions and site visits to select universities in Sri Lanka.