Asia & South Asia

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.

August 1, 2017 - August 2, 2017

Afghanistan: CLDP Organizes Mining Workshop for New Minister

CLDP will organize a two-day mining workshop in Kabul on August 1-2, 2017 that will restart USG technical assistance for the Government of Afghanistan’s mining sector. 

July 25, 2017 - July 26, 2017

Nepal Workshop on Power Procurement

On July 25-26, CLDP will hold a workshop in Kathmandu for officials from the Ministry of Energy, Nepal Investment Board, Office of the Millennium Challenge, Nepal Electricity Authority and the Ministry of Finance and other energy-related agencies on Power Procurement. The 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.

July 24, 2017 - July 27, 2017

Sri Lanka Origin Determinations and Advance Rulings Program

CLDP provides technical assistance to the Government of Sri Lanka as it strives to create an environment conducive to increased trade and investment.  On July 24-27, CLDP, in close coordination with experts from U.S. Customs and Immigration as well as Sri Lanka Customs, will conduct three programs on Origin Determinations and Advance Rulings in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The first program on July 24 is a one-day advanced program on Origin Determinations for Sri Lanka customs officers. The second program on July 25 is a one-day roundtable on advance rulings for Sri Lankan judges. The third program on July 26-27 is a two-day program on Introduction to Origin Determinations for Sri Lankan officials. CLDP’s Sri Lanka program is funded by the Department of State, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs. CLDP provides technical assistance to the Government of Sri Lanka as it strives to create an environment conducive to increased trade and investment.  

July 24, 2017 - July 27, 2017

Pakistan: Reforming Gas Pricing to Increase Power Generation

CLDP will organize a five-day workshop on reforming gas pricing to increase power generation for officials from Pakistan’s Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources (MPNR) and the Oil and Gas Development Company, Ltd. (OGDCL).  The workshop will provide examples and lessons learned from deregulation of gas sector internationally. The workshop will discuss the balancing of demands for low domestic prices with the need to incentivize exports, and ensuring a commitment to maintain rationalized consumer gas prices.

July 19, 2017 - July 20, 2017

Pakistan National Labor Law Symposium

CLDP, in close cooperation with the Continuing Legal Education Institute of Pakistan (CLEIP) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), will conduct a National Labor Law Symposium in Islamabad, Pakistan, on 19-20 July, 2017.  

July 18, 2017 - July 25, 2017

Myanmar LNG Import Legislative Drafting

On July 18-25, 2017, CLDP will hold a week-long workshop in Washington, DC for officials from the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) tasked with drafting the LNG (liquefied natural gas) import regulations. CLDP together with experts from other US Government agencies, academia and private sector would advise the Burmese officials on LNG import regulations.

July 17, 2017 - July 19, 2017

CLDP Cooperates with the World Trade Organization and the Government of Moldova to advise Afghanistan Parliament with Key Legislative Reform Initiatives

On July 17-19, 2017, CLDP, in cooperation with the Government of Moldova, the Afghanistan Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the World Trade Organization Institute for Training and Technical Cooperation (ITTC), and the U.S. Embassy, Moldova, will hold consultations in Chișinău, Moldova for members of Afghanistan Parliamentary Committees. 

July 11, 2017 - July 14, 2017

Afghanistan WTO Workshop on Dispute Settlement

CLDP, in coordination with the Advisory Centre on WTO Law, will conduct an intensive 4-day training on trade and WTO dispute settlement. The in-person training is proceeded by 6 DVC training sessions.

July 10, 2017 - July 17, 2017

Pakistan: Telecom and Cyber Training

From July 10 through July 17, CLDP will organize an educational exchange in Boulder, Colorado, for Pakistani information and communications technology officials from the Ministry of Information Technology and the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority.