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Nepal: Project Structuring Workshop


On March 26-27, CLDP hosted a Public Private Partnership (PPP) Project Structuring workshop with the Office of the Investment Board of Nepal (OIBN) to support their upcoming Investment Summit in April. The workshop discussed PPP structures, risk, and types of project agreements. On the second day of...

Nepal: Strategic Planning Workshop


On March 21-22, CLDP hosted a strategic planning workshop for Karnali Province officials ahead of their upcoming Karnali Province Investment Summit that will take place from May 1-2, 2024. The workshop included discussions with experts on project identification and screening, project planning...

Nepal: Second Round of Continuing Legal Education Consultations

On November 1, CLDP engaged stakeholders from the Nepal Bar Association and the Nepal Bar Council to further progress on establishing a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program in the country. The consultations gathered key individuals from the Nepal legal community to determine the next steps for...

Nepal: Strategic Planning and Project Mapping Workshop


On October 30-31, CLDP conducted a workshop on strategic planning and project mapping with subnational government officials from Karnali Province. The workshop focused on stakeholder engagement and consensus-building, fact-finding, data collection, financial planning, and identification of policy...

Nepal: PPP Feasibility Studies Workshop


On November 2-3, CLDP engaged the Office of the Investment Board of Nepal (OIBN) in a workshop focused on feasibility studies and how they relate to public private partnerships (PPPs). OIBN is working on developing a pipeline of bankable PPP projects and feasibility studies that can assist in...

South and Central Asia: Law Students Compete In and Win International Commercial Arbitration Moot


From March 19-26, 2023, law students representing 8 universities from Sri Lanka, Nepal, the Maldives, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and the Kyrgyz Republic competed among 111 universities in the 20th Annual Willem C. Vis East Moot in Hong Kong. CLDP sponsored the teams' participation in this premier...

Nepal: Life Cycle Cost Analysis Workshop


On March 23-24, CLDP held a workshop on Life-Cycle Cost Analysis for the Office of the Investment Board of Nepal (OIBN). OIBN oversees large infrastructure projects in the country, and they aspire to implement life-cycle cost analyses as a step to assessing major infrastructure projects for its...

Global: CLDP Hosts Legal Writing Training for Commercial Arbitration Competition


On October 26 – 28, CLDP, in cooperation with the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for International Legal Education and the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, will host a comprehensive legal writing and research program in Cairo, Egypt, for law school teams set to...

South Asia: U.S. PPP Consultations


From October 31 to November 4, CLDP hosted delegations from Bangladesh, Nepal, and the Maldives for a Public Private Partnership (PPP) consultative tour through Washington D.C., New York City, and Sacramento. The consultations focused on project development in the U.S. and included meetings with the...