Asia & South Asia

March 21, 2017 - March 22, 2017

Pakistan: Competition Law Workshop Phase III

CLDP conducted a Competition Law Workshop on Abuse of Dominance for the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) from March 21-22, 2017 in Islamabad.  

February 13, 2017 - February 17, 2017

CLDP Conducted TCTP program on SMEs for ASEAN countries

On February 13-17, CLDP, in cooperation with Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and training agency Globalab, conducted a TCTP training course on small and medium enterprise ecosystems

February 9, 2017

3rd Annual Arbitrator Roundtable

On February 9, CLDP and the Kuwait Commercial Arbitration Center co-hosted the third annual regional arbitration roundtable. The program included more than 60 arbitrators from around the MENA region and focused on the review and legal analysis of the Vis-Moot simulated case study as well as the role of arbitrators, particularly in addressing substantive and procedural issues. Participants went on to arbitrate in one or more Vis Pre-Moot competition round. 

February 7, 2017 - February 11, 2017

CLDP 7th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot

On February 7-11 in Kuwait City, Kuwait, in coordination with the Kuwait International Law School (KILAW), UNCITRAL, International Court of Arbitration (ICC), MENA Chambers, the University of Pittsburg (CILE), and Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR), CLDP hosted the 7th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot. The Pre-Moot was a 5-day regional event that brought together 15 teams from Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates to compete. The program developed the oral advocacy skills of the law students and allowed them to practice their argumentation in front of over 60 international and regional arbitrators and practitioners.

January 24, 2017 - January 25, 2017

Nepal Workshop on Financial Risk Mitigation in Power Purchase Agreements

On January 24-25, 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 currency risk and volatility in the cross-border power trading context. The workshop focused on currency risk and volatility as it affects power purchase agreements and solutions for mitigating currency risk and attracting foreign investment. 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.

January 23, 2017 - January 27, 2017

Afghanistan: Consultation on Implementation of Afghanistan's WTO Committments

CLDP, in cooperation with the WTO Secretariat and the International Trade Centre, held a consultation in Geneva to assist the Government of Afghanistan in developing the knowledge and expertise to implement its trade commitments, to participate as an active member, and to fully realize the benefits of its recent WTO membership. 

December 19, 2016 - December 23, 2016

Afghanistan Framework Agreements and Procurement Workshop

On December 19-23, 2016, CLDP will conducted a workshop on e-procurement and ADR Phase II in Kiev, Ukraine for 15 members of the Afghan National Procurement Authority (NPA) staff.

December 14, 2016 - December 17, 2016

Afghanistan: Judicial Capacity Building Phase I

CLDP, in partnership with the International Finance Corporation, trained Afghan commercial court judges and officials from the Ministry of Justice on the newly reformed Movable and Immovable Property Laws on December 14-17, 2016. 

December 6, 2016 - December 7, 2016

Liquefied Natural Gas Import Contracts Workshop

On December 6 and 7, CLDP conducted a workshop in Naypyitaw for senior Burmese energy officials from the Ministry of Energy and Electricity on developing a legal and regulatory framework for the import of LNG (liquefied natural gas).  The workshop sought to assist Burma to better understand LNG import projects and how best to balance imports with use of existing domestic natural gas reserves in meeting the country’s rapidly growing electricity demand.

December 1, 2016 - December 10, 2016

Telecom Regulations and Internet Governance Forum for Afghan and Pakistani Officials

CLDP held a telecom regulations training in Washington, DC on December 1-2 and trainings at the UN Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara, Mexico on December 5-9 for Afghans and Pakistanis from the public and private telecom sectors.