Europe

April 19, 2021 - April 23, 2021

CLDP Global Vis Moot Phase Four Virtual or In-Person

CLDP, in collaboration with UNCITRAL and the University of Pittsburgh's Center for International Legal Education (CILE), will support over 20 teams compete in the 29th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Moot in Vienna and in the 18th Vis East Moot in April 2021.

April 19, 2021 - April 22, 2021

CLDP Hosts Virtual Consultation on Implementation of Moldova’s Procurement Law for Utilities Entities

CLDP, in cooperation with U.S. and European-based procurement experts, will lead a virtual consultation on best practices for Moldova’s implementation of a new law establishing the rules by which entities operating in the utilities sector may procure goods and services for themselves.

March 10, 2021

BiH: CLDP Trains Judges and Attorneys on Criminal Intellectual Property Adjudication

On March 10th, CLDP hosted a webinar in partnership with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Centers for Judicial and Prosecutorial Training in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republika Srpska, on aspects of criminal IP adjudication including why IP are sometimes prosecuted, and what kinds of IP crimes are prosecuted.

March 4, 2021

Balkans: CLDP Presents at EXBS Online Workshop

On March 4th, CLDP presented at Export Control and Border Security Program (EXBS) two-day online workshop titled Addressing National Security Risks in International Transactions

February 21, 2021 - February 27, 2021

Global: CLDP Hosts Pre-Moot on International Commercial Arbitration

On February 21-27, CLDP, in cooperation with the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR) and the University of Pittsburgh Center for International Legal Education, virtually hosted the 11th annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot. The Pre-Moot is an extensive competition preparing students, lawyers, and law faculty for their participation in the 28th annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot)—the world's premier legal educational program for improving contract resolution through arbitration. The Pre-Moot aims to expand the Vis Moot to underrepresented regions and enhance contract enforcement mechanisms globally. This year, the virtual Pre-Moot brought together over 180 students from 40 teams from the Middle East, Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, North and South America, and Europe and over 200 arbitrators. To view event schedule, materials, speakers, and participating teams, please visit the event website.

February 9, 2021 - February 11, 2021

Moldova: CLDP to Host First Regular Conference on Best Practices in Government Procurement

On February 9-11, CLDP hosted a conference bringing together more than 100 Moldovan procurement officials from the national, regional, and local level to discuss best practices in government procurement and to find common solutions for common issues faced by contracting authorities throughout the country.

February 8, 2021 - February 13, 2021

Eastern Europe: CLDP Conducts Vis Moot Oral Argument Training and Pre-Moot

On February 8-13, CLDP, in coordination with Association Arbitri and the University of Zenica, held a four-day training on oral advocacy to prepare law students from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, and Belarus for the 28th Willem C. Vis Moot competition (Vis Moot) taking place virtually next month.

February 3, 2021

Bosnia and Herzegovina: CLDP Holds Civil Intellectual Property Adjudication Webinar

On February 3, CLDP, in coordination with U.S. Embassy Sarajevo, led a second webinar on intellectual property (IP) adjudication for judges and judicial staff in Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH).

January 27, 2021

Kosovo: CLDP Hosts Webinar on Investment Screening

On January 27, CLDP, in partnership with the U.S. Treasury Department, organized a webinar on the investment screening mechanism in the United States, Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). 

December 18, 2020

Balkans Regional – Working Group Update: Border Management for Western Balkans

CLDP hosted a Western Balkans Customs Trade Facilitation Working Group discussion on Friday, December 18 from 14:30h – 16:30h CET.