Asia & South Asia

November 30, 2015 - December 4, 2015

ASEAN: CLDP Holds Joint Week-Long Training on Investment and Competition with Singapore

CLDP will conduct its third joint Third Country Training Program (TCTP) course with Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) on Investment, and Competition for the ASEAN countries.

November 14, 2015 - November 18, 2015

Afghanistan-Pakistan International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge

On November 14-15, 2015, CLDP will sponsor 5 Afghan business women and 5 Pakistani business women to attend the Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Chambers of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI) Business Women’s Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey. Subsequently, the 10 Afghan and Pakistani business women will attend the International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge Conference (IWEC) on November 16-17. Closing consultations will then be held on the final day, November 18.

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 6, 2015 - November 8, 2015

Pakistan IP Legislative Workshop

On November 6-8, 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 3, 2015 - November 6, 2015

Pakistan: Competition Law Workshop Phase II

CLDP will conduct a Competition Law Workshop on Merger Cases for the Competition Commission of Pakistan from November 3-6, 2015. 

November 2, 2015 - November 5, 2015

CLDP Supports Public Procurement Legislative Workshop in Afghanistan

On November 2-5, 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 27, 2015 - October 28, 2015

Telecommunications Training Seminar

CLDP will conduct a seminar for Pakistan government telecommunications officials on October 27 and 28, 2015 on current issues in the information and technology sector, particularly with respect to regulatory challenges and opportunities of new technology and the convergence of services,   the introduction of new services, licensing, broadband and Internet connectivity, emergency communications, consumer protection, spectrum policy, cybersecurity, and regulatory processes

October 26, 2015 - October 28, 2015

Sri Lanka Assessment

CLDP will conduct an assessment for a new commercial law technical assistance program for the Government of Sri Lanka on October 26-28.