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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...

Nepal: Strategic Planning Workshop


From October 20-21, CLDP held a workshop focused on Strategic Infrastructure Planning with officials from Karnali Province and representatives from other relevant central government ministries. The workshop covered topics related to organizational structure, project selection, project management...

Nepal: Bar Association Negotiations Workshop


From October 18-19, CLDP conducted a workshop on contract negotiations with members of the Nepal Bar Association (NBA). The workshop built on previous programming with NBA that has focused on various topics related to alternative dispute resolution for infrastructure contracts. The negotiations...

Nepal: Project Marketing Workshop


On July 18-20, CLDP delivered a workshop on marketing projects with participants from The Office of the Investment Board of Nepal (OIBN). OIBN has been working to create a pipeline of bankable projects and has expressed the need to attract investors for their projects. The program provided OIBN with...

Nepal: Contract Management Workshop


From July 11 through 15, CLDP conducted a five-day training for attorneys, provincial government officials, and employees of the Office of the Investment Board of Nepal. CLDP collaborated with the Nepal Bar Association to conduct a workshop on Contract Management of public-private partnerships in...

Nepal: OIBN Risk and Value for Money Workshop


CLDP collaborated with the Office of the Investment Board of Nepal (OIBN) to put on a workshop focused on assessing risk and value for money as they relate to major infrastructure projects. The trainings better prepared the Government of Nepal in entering public-private partnership contracts by...