U.S. Consultations for Pakistan Institute for Trade & Development (PITAD)

May 10, 2010 - May 19, 2010

From May 10-19, 2010, as part of the U.S. support to Pakistan, CLDP held consultations and a seminar for the Ministry of Commerce's "think tank" and training institute. The focus of the consultations was on the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Trade Policy Analysis (OTPA). OTPA provided training on its e-Learning Toolkit for trade analysts. The main topic of the seminar was on "Market Access and International Trade Law". In their evaluation questionnaires a majority of participants mentioned as particularly beneficial were the e-Learning sessions which gave the participants "smart tools" for analyzing trade policy and potential. The participants highlighted that the consultations focus on market access a new and complex topic for the delegation would enrich their knowledge and add a new dimension to their current trade studies."

Upcoming Programs

July 17, 2014 - July 25, 2014

CLDP, in cooperation with the Georgian Copyright Association (GCA) and the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia (Sakpatenti), held US Consultations on Administration and Management of Incubators and IP Related Rights in Washington, DC and Los Angeles, California.  Two participants from Sakpatenti met with incubators in the greater Washington, DC area for consultations on fostering an innovation ecosystem for entrepreneurs in Georgia. They were joined by three officials from GCA for continued consultations on IP related rights in Washington, DC and Los Angeles. This program will improve the Georgian officials' capacity to fairly, efficiently, and effectively protect intellectual property rights in their country.

CLDP in Action

July 15, 2014 - July 17, 2014
Government stakeholders from Kenya, Ethiopia, and Tanzania

In the context of the President's Power Africa Initiative, CLDP is coordinating the development of annotated core agreements for power generation projects within Power Africa countries. These annotated agreements, along with pro bono energy law expertise, will be used as negotiation and capacity development tools for Power Africa governments and other stakeholders with the goal of reducing the development time cycle for power projects in Africa.