Oil & Gas Law Short Course for Afghan Government Officials

June 25, 2013 - July 2, 2013
Members of the Afghan delegation along with CLDP staff and expert advisors.

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.   CLDP experts provided lectures as part of the program, including law professors from Southern Methodist University and Oklahoma University, a partner from Norton Rose Fulbright, and a senior lawyer from Qatar Petroleum.  The delegation, consisting of lawyers from the Ministries of Mines, Justice and Foreign Affairs and two members of the Natural Resources Committee of the Afghan Parliament, represents the core Afghan government parties responsible for mineral resource legislation and regulation and contract negotiation and management. The program was part of CLDP's long-term effort to assist the Government of Afghanistan in the administration of international contracts for mineral resource development. 

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May 13, 2019 - May 15, 2019

On May 13-15, 2019, in Tbilisi, Georgia, CLDP facilitated the eighth meeting of the Expert Level Working Group on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures for officials from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan. The group benefited from additional participation by officials from Ukraine and Georgia. 

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