Sub-Saharan Africa

April 21, 2021

Power Africa and Asia-Pacific: PPP Commercial Contracts

The webinar will delve into the international best practices related to the commercial contracts of a PPP. The program will include a pre-recorded webinar, and a live Q&A session.

March 22, 2021 - April 16, 2021

CLDP Hosts Transmission Financing Handbook Drafting Session

On March 22-April 16, CLDP in cooperation with USAID - Power Africa will host a drafting session on transmission finance. 

March 17, 2021

ReCharge: Power Africa Energy Storage Brainstorming Session

On March 17, in coordination with Power Africa, the Namibian government, and Power Africa's Southern Africa Energy Program (SAEP) organized a brainstorming session for Energy Storage Planning and Procurement. 

March 15, 2021 - March 19, 2021

Power Africa and Asia-Pacific: PPP Financing Documents

On March 15, CLDP released a pre-recorded webinar on financing documents for a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) to participants in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.

February 21, 2021 - February 27, 2021

Global: CLDP Hosts Pre-Moot on International Commercial Arbitration

On February 21-27, CLDP, in cooperation with the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR) and the University of Pittsburgh Center for International Legal Education, virtually hosted the 11th annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot. The Pre-Moot is an extensive competition preparing students, lawyers, and law faculty for their participation in the 28th annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot)—the world's premier legal educational program for improving contract resolution through arbitration. The Pre-Moot aims to expand the Vis Moot to underrepresented regions and enhance contract enforcement mechanisms globally. This year, the virtual Pre-Moot brought together over 180 students from 40 teams from the Middle East, Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, North and South America, and Europe and over 200 arbitrators. To view event schedule, materials, speakers, and participating teams, please visit the event website.

January 21, 2021

Power Africa and Asia-Pacific: PPP Life Cycle Costs

On January 21, CLDP, in partnership with the United States Trade and Development Agency, organized a live question and answer webinar on life cycle cost analysis for public-private partnerships (PPPs).

October 26, 2020 - October 28, 2020

Second Edition of Understanding Power Purchase Agreements launched at Africa Energy Forum (AEF)

On October 26-28, CLDP launched the second edition of the Understanding Power Purchase Agreements handbook in a virtual session during the Africa Energy Forum (AEF). 

October 15, 2020 - October 16, 2020

Understanding Power Purchase Agreements: Second Edition

In July 2019, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Commercial Law Development Program (in partnership with the African Legal Support Facility) brought together a group of world-class experts to update and refresh the "Understanding Power Purchase Agreements" handbook five years after the original publication.

September 22, 2020

Power Africa and ITAN: CLDP Holds Webinar on Pre-Qualification Methods for PPPs

On September 22, CLDP organized a webinar on pre-qualification and evaluation methods for Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)...