Upcoming Programs

September 3, 2019

The proliferation of counterfeit, adulterated, and illegal agricultural inputs such as improved seeds, fertilizers, vaccines, farm equipment and crop protection products is increasing in Africa as governments encourage farmers to use new technologies to increase farming output. Although Mali has already implemented a basic legal framework for oversight of the quality of agricultural products, much remains to be done in terms of sensitization and technical capacity building of the relevant stakeholders.

September 9, 2019 - September 12, 2019

More information coming soon.

September 11, 2019 - September 12, 2019

On September 11-12, 2019, CLDP will sponsor the participation of two delegates from the Competition Agency of Georgia to attend the Annual FTC-Eastern European Competition Workshop held in Budapest, Hungary.  The workshop is designed to build the capacity of participating competition agencies through presentations and topical case studies.  

September 11, 2019 - September 13, 2019

As a follow-up to two previous CLDP programs and in response to the current request of the Ukrainian government, CLDP in coordination with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (MEDT) will implement a three day workshop in Kyiv, Ukraine, convening international experts on copyright and related rights, representatives of the Ukrainian parliament and the government, members of the Ukrainian judiciary, and Ukrainian lawyers.

September 11, 2019 - September 12, 2019

CLDP Standards Working Group identified lead paint as a priority issue for work in 2019. The Working Group first explored the issue in 2017 in regulatory best practices workshops in 2017 and 2018, in which the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) participated as expert-advisors. CLDP and the Working Group have continued working with US EPA which spearheads a global effort to eliminate lead in paint called the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint (Lead Paint Alliance). The Lead Paint Alliance has the goal that all countries have lead paint laws.

September 16, 2019 - September 19, 2019

From September 16-19, 2019, CLDP, in conjuction with the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), will organize U.S. Consultations on textiles in St. Louis, Columbia, and Kansas City, Missouri, for a delegation of approximately 25 government officials, industry representatives, and academics from El Salvador. 

September 16, 2019 - September 18, 2019

On September 16-18, 2019, CLDP will lead a workshop on best practices in public procurement in collaboration with the Public Procurement Agency of Moldova.  The workshop will support the Public Procurement Agency and contracting authorities in implementing a public procurement regime that is consistent with the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement and international best practices.  The workshop will also promote broader transparency, efficiency, and harmonized standards in public procurement in Moldova. 

September 17, 2019 - September 19, 2019

On September 17-19, 2019, CLDP will facilitate the first meeting of the Central Asia regional expert level on Intellectual Property Rights. In addition to government officials from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, CLDP will gather expert advisors from the U.S. Government and private sector. The work of the first meeting will focus on regional issues highlighted in the Special 301 Report, including accession to and implementation of the WIPO internet treaties, enforcement of intellectual property rights, and government is of unlicensed software.

September 17, 2019 - September 18, 2019

On September 17-18, CLDP will sponsor judges from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, and Bahrain to Attend the International Association for Court Administration Conference to take place in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 

September 18, 2019 - September 19, 2019
September 19, 2019 - September 20, 2019

On September 19-20, 2019, CLDP will conduct a Workshop on Bid Protests Disputes in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan for judges from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, and Bahrain.  

September 23, 2019 - September 26, 2019

The U.S. Department of Commerce provides technical assistance to the government of Algeria to promote innovation and entrepreneurship as a means of economic growth through funding from the U.S. Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI). In support of this goal, CLDP seeks to build the capacity of the government and private sector to foster an enabling environment for technology-based entrepreneurship. In this context, from September 23-26, 2019, CLDP will organize a workshop on Licensing Negotiations in Algiers, Algeria for private sector stakeholders.

Tags: Algeria
September 23, 2019 - September 25, 2019

On September 23-25, 2019, CLDP will lead a workshop on life-cycle cost analysis in public procurement in collaboration with the State Procurement Agency of Georgia.  The workshop will support the State Procurement Agency and contracting authorities in implementing a public procurement regime that is consistent with international best practices.  The workshop will also promote broader transparency, efficiency, and harmonized standards in public procurement in Georgia. 

September 24, 2019 - September 25, 2019

On September 24-25, 2019, CLDP will conduct a workshop on microgrid design for approximatley 40 government officials and private sector representatives in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

September 24, 2019 - September 25, 2019

The U.S. Department of Commerce provides technical assistance to the governments of Tunisia and Morocco. CLDP is working to promote entrepreneurship and economic growth, particularly as it pertains to handicraft exports. CLDP’s Tunisia and Morocco programs are funded by the Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI). In this context, CLDP will sponsor one representative each from the Tunisian and Moroccan governments to attend the New World Crafts Guatemala Expo on September 24-25, 2019 in Antigua, Guatemala.

Tags: Morocco, Tunisia
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