Asia & South Asia

February 21, 2018 - March 8, 2018

Afghanistan: CLDP holds SPS/TBT Workshop in Cooperation with the WTO ITTC

On February 21-22, 2018, CLDP will hold a workshop in cooperation with the World Trade Organization Institute for Training and Technical Cooperation for officials from the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in preparation for their participation in the WTO SPS and TBT Committees through March 8.  

February 18, 2018 - March 6, 2018

Sri Lanka Commercial Diplomacy and International Trade Consultations

CLDP will arrange commercial diplomacy and international trade consultations for fifteen newly hired Sri Lankan Department of Commerce trainee officers.

February 15, 2018 - February 21, 2018

Sponsorship of International Technology Transfer Specialists to AUTM

CLDP sponsored the participation of technology transfer specialists from Algeria, Morocco, Sri Lanka, and Tunisia to attend the 2018 Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ from February 18-21, 2018.

December 17, 2017 - December 21, 2017

CLDP Sponsors Participation at Internet Governance Forum

From December 17-21, 2017, CLDP sponsored the participation of representatives from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Tunisia to attend the annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Geneva, Switzerland. 

December 4, 2017 - December 8, 2017

Pakistan: CLDP Conducts IP Judicial Workshop

On December 4-5, CLDP, in close cooperation with USPTO and the Continuing Legal Education Institute of Pakistan, held an intellectual property workshop in Karachi, Pakistan, for IP Tribunal Presiding Officers and select District and Session Court judges identified as likely to be assigned to IP Tribunals in the near future.

October 30, 2017 - November 2, 2017

Afghanistan: Mining Fundamentals Workshop

CLDP conducted a mining workshop for officials and staff from the Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum from October 30 - November 2 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

October 16, 2017 - October 19, 2017

CLDP Facilitates Fifth Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Expert Level Working Group on Customs Issues

CLDP’s Michael Cofield and Yulia Melara organized the fifth meeting of the Expert Level Working Group on Customs for officials from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan on October 16-19