Bosnia and Herzegovina

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.

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.

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).

December 17, 2020

Balkans: CLDP Hosted Office Hours for Vis Moot Teams to Discuss The Problem

On December 17, CLDP kicked off a series of monthly office hours for Vis Moot students and coaches from the Balkans, leading up to the Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot) taking place in March 2021.   

December 16, 2020

BIH: CLDP Trains Judges on IP Adjudication to Improve the Rule of Law

On December 16, 2020, CLDP along with USPTO and a U.S. federal judge, trained judges from the Centre for Judicial and Prosecutorial Training of Republika Srpska and the Centre for Judicial and Prosecutorial Training of Federation of BiH on intellectual property (IP) adjudication. 

October 19, 2020 - October 23, 2020

Global: CLDP Provides Virtual Training on Commercial Arbitration for Law Schools - eVis Pre-Moot Training

From October 19-23, CLDP, in partnership with the Center for International Legal Education of the University of Pittsburgh, the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution, and other regional partners, initiated a week-long legal analysis course for teams from the Middle East, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. The 28th Annual Middle East Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot) is an UNCITRAL-founded educational platform used to develop the practice of international commercial arbitration by engaging law students, lawyers, judges, and arbitrators in mock trials. With support from CLDP, teams participate in an extensive 9-month program dedicated to ensuring successful competition and representation in the Vis Moot. Following a course on arbitration last month, the teams worked with global advisors through virtual sessions and interactive discussions to develop their respective written submissions for the Vis Moot, while also networking with teams from other law schools to trade tips and resources. The program showcases how to incorporate virtual education, share experiences, and develop best practices on international commercial arbitration. 

October 5, 2020 - October 23, 2020

Eastern Europe: CLDP Conducted a Two-Week Virtual Vis Moot Written Argument Training

From October 5-23, CLDP, in coordination with Association ARBITRI and University of Pittsburgh Faculty of Law, will hold a two-week virtual training to prepare law students from Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Kosovo,  and Belarus for the 28th Willem C. Vis Moot competition (Vis Moot) that will take  place virtually in March 2021. 

September 4, 2020 - October 2, 2020

Global: CLDP and the University of Pittsburgh Kick Start the Virtual Vis Moot Boot Camp

From September 4 to October 2, CLDP, in cooperation with the Center for International Legal Education (CILE) of the University of Pittsburgh College of Law, hosted a Virtual Vis Moot Boot Camp for the incoming 2020-2021 CLDP sponsored teams who will compete in the 28th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot). 

July 1, 2020

Bosnia-Herzegovina: CLDP-led Vis Moot Webinar Attended by Coaches and Faculty from Six Countries Across the Balkan and Caucasus Regions

On July 1, CLDP, in coordination with U.S. Embassy Sarajevo and Association Arbitri, held a webinar to prepare faculty and coaches from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kosovo, and Georgia in their selection of students for the annual Willem C. Vis Moot competition (Vis Moot) that will take place in Vienna, Austria, in April 2021.