Asia & South Asia

September 17, 2013 - September 18, 2013

Pakistan Energy Capacity Building

The Government of Pakistan has been interested in importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) as part of its efforts to meet Pakistan’s significant energy demand. As part of a larger USAID LNG consultancy, CLDP conducted consultations with Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources (MoPNR) and the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) officials to assess legal and regulatory capacity building needs.

September 17, 2013 - September 24, 2013

Fundamentals of Intellectual Property Seminars in Pakistan

CLDP and a team of IP experts conducted seminars on the fundamentals of intellectual property (IP) at the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) and the Nadirshaw Edulji Dinshaw School of Engineering and Technology (NED) in Islamabad and Karachi, Pakistan, respectively

September 15, 2013 - September 26, 2013

Commercial Law Legal Clinics at Kabul University

 From September 15-26, CLDP held commercial law legal clinics for 20 Kabul University students and faculty. 

September 3, 2013 - September 4, 2013

Contracts Workshop in Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan

From September 3-4 in Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan, CLDP conducted a workshop on contracts drafting and negotiation for 20-25 businessmen and women from Balkh province. 

August 21, 2013 - August 23, 2013

Durable Offshore Oil and Gas Contracts Workshop

In close coordination with the State Department’s Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR), CLDP conducted a two and a half day workshop entitled “Durable Offshore Oil and Gas Contracts for Cooperation with International Oil Companies” from August 21-23, 2013.

July 17, 2013 - July 24, 2013

Afghan Oil, Gas, & Mining Consultations

 As part of CLDP’s program to assist the Afghan Ministry of Mines & Petroleum (MoM) with the legal aspects of managing international mineral resource contracts, CLDP hosted three attorneys from the MoM Legal Directorate in the U.S. from July 17 – 24, 2013.

Oil & Gas Law Short Course for Afghan Government Officials

June 25, 2013

CLDP, in coordination with the Qatar University Center for Energy, Environmental & Sustainability Law & Polic y (CEESLP), will host a delegation of 12 Afghan government officials in Doha, Qatar for a 6-day short course on international oil and gas law.  The program represents the second phase of CLDP’s technical assista

June 25, 2013 - July 2, 2013

Oil & Gas Law Short Course for Afghan Government Officials

In Doha, Qatar last week, CLDP conducted a five-day intensive course on the basics of international oil and gas contracting for a delegation of 12 Afghan government officials.  

June 12, 2013 - June 13, 2013

Afghan Women's Business Conference

On June 12-13 in Kabul, Afghanistan, CLDP attorneys and two local representatives from USAID’s Financial Access for Investing in the Development of Afghanistan program conducted a two-day workshop on the basics of commercial contract drafting and business financing. 

June 5, 2013 - June 7, 2013

Afghanistan Regional Competition and Consumer Protection Law Consultations

In close coordination with the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) and the Consumer Rights Commission of Pakistan (CRCP), CLDP conducted a competition and consumer protection law program for the Afghan Competition Promotion and Consumer Protection Directorate (CPCPD) in Islamabad, Pakistan.