Asia & South Asia

July 25, 2017 - July 26, 2017

Nepal Workshop on Power Procurement

On July 25-26, CLDP held 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

Pakistan: Reforming Gas Pricing to Increase Power Generation

On July 24-27, 2017, CLDP organized a four-day workshop on reforming gas pricing to increase power generation for officials from Pakistan’s Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources and the Oil and Gas Development Company, Ltd. 

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.  

July 18, 2017 - July 25, 2017

Myanmar LNG Import Legislative Drafting

On July 18-25, 2017, CLDP will held 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 advised 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, the U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Law Development Program, 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, held a workshop for members of Afghanistan Parliamentary Committees in Chisinau, Moldova.

July 11, 2017 - July 14, 2017

Afghanistan WTO Workshop on Dispute Settlement

On July 12-15, 2017, the U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Law Development Program, in cooperation with the Advisory Centre on WTO Law, held an intensive 4-day training in Chisinau, Moldova, for officials from the Afghan Ministry of Commerce and Industries, along with various other ministries, on trade and WTO dispute settlement,  

June 13, 2017 - June 15, 2017

CLDP Facilitates the Fifth Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Expert Level Working Group on SPS Measures

CLDP’s Michael Cofield and Yulia Melara organized the fifth meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Expert Level Working Group on Sanitary/Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures, June 13-15, in Tbilisi, Georgia.

May 24, 2017 - May 26, 2017

Seychelles: Sustainable Upstream Oil and Gas Policy

On May 24-26, CLDP held a workshop in Victoria, Seychelles on developing a sustainable upstream oil and gas policy.  The workshop caps the work of several past months, in which CLDP has worked with PetroSeychelles – the national oil company and upstream regulator – to develop a policy that meets the country’s goals for domestic exploration and production in balance with the Seychelles’ unique environmental heritage and its thriving tourism industry.

April 25, 2017 - April 26, 2017

Pakistan: Marginal Gas Workshop

Details coming soon.

April 24, 2017 - April 28, 2017

Sri Lanka: CLDP Celebrates World IP Day and Conducts University IP Policy Workshops

On April 24-28, CLDP joined international intellectual property organizations in celebrating World IP Day in Colombo, Sri Lanka.