Afghanistan and Sri Lanka: ADR Workshop and Launch Event and Judicial Exchange

July 16, 2018 - July 22, 2018

On July 16-19, 2018, CLDP, in partnership with the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and ICLP, conducted two events related to the unveiling of the new CCC-ICLP Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Center. The two events included a three-day training for 12 newly hired CCC-ICLP arbitrators and seven arbitrators from the Afghan Center for Dispute Resolution. The training was the first part of a longer-term certified arbitration training program. CLDP expert Professor Bruce Collins QC was also asked by the Sri Lanka Attorney General's Office to address a group of approximately 100 civil attorneys at a workshop on Friday, July 20. The second event was a Launch Event which introduced the CCC-ICLP ADR Center to approximately 85 members of the legal and business community as well as Sri Lankan government officials. U.S. Embassy Charge d'Affairs Robert Hilton gave the keynote address. 

CLDP in Action

July 20, 2018 - July 22, 2018

On July 20, 2018, CLDP, in coordination with the Georgian Copyright Association (GCA) and the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia, “Sakpatenti,” conducted a one-day training for 27 Georgian journalists and other representatives of the media in Batumi, Georgia. Judge Bernice Donald, U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Judge Oliver Schön of the District Court of Munich led the training and provided a general overview of intellectual property law, highlighting recent trends and developments in the U.S. and the E.U. 

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