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Women’s Economic Empowerment

Africa: CLDP to Conduct Workshop on AfCFTA Empowerment of Women and Youth: The Potential Impact in the Innovative Sectors


From June 23-24, CLDP, in coordination with the  African Continental Free Trade Area (AWYEG), Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT) and the Africa Technology and Creatives Group (ATCG), will conduct a two-day workshop in Nairobi, Kenya. The workshop will focus on the impediments and...

Central Asia: CLDP Hosts Women’s Economic Empowerment Working Group Meeting


On March 14-15, 2022, CLDP hosted a virtual meeting of the Central Asia Regional Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) Working Group gathering over 72 expert-level government officials and private sector women representatives from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan...

Central Asia: CLDP Conducts the Regional Women’s Economic Empowerment Working Group Meeting


On November 1-2, CLDP, in collaboration with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Business Facilitation Program and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Gender & Economic Inclusion, led the Central Asia Regional Women’s Economic Empowerment Working...

Moldova – Government Contracts Roundtable for Women Owned/Operated Business/Roundtable to Promote Women Owned Businesses/How to Win Government Contracts Roundtable for Women Owned or Operated Business

On June 9, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP), in cooperation with U.S. Embassy in Moldova, will host a roundtable for women-owned and operated businesses in Moldova to discuss government contracting. The roundtable will include officials from Moldova’s...

Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE)

Since 2018, the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) has been actively focused on creating Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) programs. CLDP’s technical assistance strives to improve the legal and business enabling environment for women entrepreneurs, lawyers, and other public and private stakeholders in host countries overseas. CLDP’s WEE programs also emphasize improving economic strategies...