The Middle East & North Africa

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 12, 2021 - April 16, 2021

Egypt - In-Person Custom Valuation

In an effort to support Egypt adhere to the World Custom Organization's Custom Valuation Agreement, CLDP, in collaboration with US Custom Border Protection (CBP), the Egyptian Custom Authority (ECA) and the World Customs Organization (WCO), will conduct a 3-day workshop for Egyptian custom valuation officials for the southern ports near Hurghada, Egypt. 

March 8, 2021 - March 12, 2021

CLDP Global Vis Pre-Moot Oral Advocacy Program Phase Three Virtual or In-Person

CLDP in partnership with the Royal University for Women (RUW), the Bahrain Center for Dispute Resolution, Mena Chambers Bahrain, and the Center for International Legal Studies of the University of Pittsburgh, will host the 11th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot at RUW in Riffa, Bahrain.

October 21, 2020

Egypt-Capacity Building for Commercial Attaches: The US Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

CLDP will conduct a multi-month program to build the capacity of a group of 14 Egyptian commercial attaches, with a quadruple focus: 1/ Providing knowledge about international trade and the WTO; 2/ Developing skills and knowledge required for increasing Egypt’s exports; 3/  Developing skills and knowledge required for attracting foreign investment into Egypt; 4/ Developing skills and knowledge required for facilitating joint-ventures between Egyptian firms and foreign firms. 

October 19, 2020 - October 23, 2020

CLDP Global Vis Pre-Moot Phase One - Training the Trainers Virtual or In-Person

On October 19 -23, in Dubai, UAE, CLDP will launch Phase 1 programming of the 11th Annual Middle East Vis International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot Program.

October 7, 2020

Egypt-Capacity Building for Commercial Attaches : Legal and Financial Dimensions of Public Private Partnerships (PPP)

CLDP will conduct a multi-month program to build the capacity of a group of 14 Egyptian commercial attaches, with a quadruple focus: 1/ Providing knowledge about international trade and the WTO; 2/ Developing skills and knowledge required for increasing Egypt’s exports; 3/  Developing skills and knowledge required for attracting foreign investment into Egypt; 4/ Developing skills and knowledge required for facilitating joint-ventures between Egyptian firms and foreign firms. 

September 15, 2020 - December 15, 2020

Egypt – Virtual Custom Valuation

As part of CLDP’s work to support Egypt adhere to the World Trade Organization and Valuation Agreement (CVA), CLDP in collaboration with the World Custom Organization (WCO) and the Egyptian Custom Authority, will implement a series of virtual training for Egyptian custom officials on how to improve custom valuation practice in line with the CVA.