Asia & South Asia

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 8, 2021 - April 9, 2021

Afghanistan and Sri Lanka – CLDP Launches the 2020-21 John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition

CLDP, in coordination with the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) and the Sri Lankan Moot Court Bench has selected a team of 5 students from AUAF and two teams of 4 students from the University of Colombo and the Sri Lanka Law College to participate in the 2021 John H. Jackson (WTO) Moot Court Competition. The students were selected after a three-step evaluation process: 1) written submissions, 2) oral rounds, and 3) virtual interviews. Starting in September, each team will meet (virtually) each week with their coaches to start preparing for their written submissions (due in January) and their oral arguments in preparation for the regional round of the competition in April of 2021. The effort to provide WTO and trade law training for the future Afghan and Sri Lankan lawyers is in line with our objective to increase WTO compliance in both countries which will in turn promote free trade and lead to economic growth in the region. 

February 23, 2021

Afghanistan: Trademark Examiners Workshop: Revisions to TM Applications and Ownership Transfers of Registered TMs

CLDP, in close cooperation with USPTO, will conduct a two 2-hour webinar for the Afghanistan TM Directorate on managing revisions to pending TM applications and ownership transfers of registered TMs. 

February 4, 2021

Bangladesh Line Ministries Basic Project Agreements Webinar

CLDP will run an introductory workshop on the basic project agreements that make up a PPP in partnership with the PPP Authority. 

January 26, 2021

Afghanistan: Trademark Examiners Workshop Renewals

CLDP, in close cooperation with USPTO, will conduct a two 2-hour webinar for the Afghanistan TM Directorate on the concept of TM renewals as one of the key elements in the examination of TM applications. 

January 21, 2021

Power Africa and ITAN: PPP Life Cycle Costs

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

January 19, 2021

Nepal: Project Finance Risk Mitigation Webinar

CLDP in partnership with the Nepal Renewable Energy Programme (NREPwill conduct a second webinar on project finance for participants from the Nepali financial sector. 

December 15, 2020 - December 16, 2020

Burma - Vis Moot Oral Advocacy Training

CLDP launched Phase I of the 2020-21 Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot (the Vis Moot) advocacy training with four Burmese universities. 

December 15, 2020

Bangladesh PPP Authority Debt Indicators and Debt Structure

CLDP hosted a webinar on debt indicators and debt structures as part of its ongoing Financial Modeling Series for the Public Private Partnership Authority of Bangladesh.