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. 

December 16, 2020

CLDP held Advanced Rulings Best Practices Webinar Series Session II

On December 16, CLDP, in coordination with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Government of Kosovo (GoK) sponsored a second training on the advance ruling systems.  This session included private sector companies from Kosovo AmCham and other shipping associations as an opportunity to learn about the GoK advance ruling system and to support the Kosovar government in creating a mechanism for uniform advance rulings on origin/classification and valuation.

December 8, 2020 - December 9, 2020

Kosovo: CLDP and Expert Agencies Organize Training to Facilitate Deployment of 5G

On December 8-9th,  CLDP hosted a two-part webinar in partnership with Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to help Kosovo with its spectrum policy and identifying the criteria for supply chain risk management as Kosovo prepares to lay the groundwork for deployment of next generation cellular networks.

December 8, 2020 - December 9, 2020

Moldova: Virtual Workshop on Good Regulatory Practice and Transparency in the Development of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

On December 8 and 9, CLDP will hosted a virtual workshop for officials from a variety of Moldova’s ministries involved in the creation of Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) regulations.

November 9, 2020 - November 10, 2020

Ukraine: Kickoff Workshop on Advance Rulings

On November 9 and 10, CLDP hosted a virtual workshop for a large group of officials from Ukraine’s State Customs Service (SCS) focused on advance rulings.

October 22, 2020

Kosovo: CLDP and FCC Train Kosovar Government Officials on 5G Preparedness

On October 22nd, CLDP, in cooperation with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), hosted a webinar on 5G preparedness and securing the next generation networks. 

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 13, 2020

Kosovo: CLDP Conducts a Webinar to Train Kosovo Customs Officials on Advance Rulings Standards in the U.S. and the E.U.

On October 13, 2020, in coordination with the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, CLDP hosted a first in a series of webinars on advance rulings for Kosovo Customs officials.

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.