Asia & South Asia

December 10, 2012 - December 12, 2012

Afghan Workshop on Business Law and Commercial Contracting

From December 10-12, CLDP held two workshops on basic business law and commercial contracting in Herat and Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan. 

November 5, 2012 - November 6, 2012

U.S./India Cooperation on Unconventional Natural Gas

CLDP continues to assist the Government of India Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MOPNG) in developing a regulatory and fiscal regime conducive to foreign direct investment in exploration for, and production of, shale gas.

October 15, 2012 - October 19, 2012

Technical Consultations Between Afghan and Turkish Competition & Consumer Protection Regulators

In coordination with the Turkish Competition Authority (TCA) and the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), CLDP organized consultations in Ankara, Turkey for officials from the Competition Promotion and Consumer Protection Directorate (CPCPD) of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Afghanistan.

October 2, 2012 - October 12, 2012

US Pakistan Consultations: Establishing University-Based Technology Transfer Offices and Technology Incubators

CLDP concluded a two-week long technology transfer program for a delegation comprised of officials from Pakistan's Higher Education Commission (HEC) and four science and technology universities.  This program was conducted pursuant to an interagency agreement with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and is part of a larger initiative dating back to 2010 to encourage economic development through establishment of technology transfer offices (TTOs) and technology incubators (TIs) in Pakistan.

September 11, 2012 - September 19, 2012

Pakistan: CLDP Technology Transfer Program Results in Strengthening of University/Industry Partnerships

From September 11-September 19, 2012, CLDP conducted a technology transfer program focusing on strengthening university/industry partnerships for a delegation comprised of Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan officials and university and private sector representatives interested and involved in the commercialization of university-based research.

March 27, 2012 - April 4, 2012

Afghanistan: Competition and Consumer Protection Law Implementation Consultations

In close coordination with the Federal Trade Commission, CLDP conducted a Competition and Consumer Protection Law program for Afghanistan’s new Competition Promotion and Consumer Protection Directorate.

February 23, 2012

CLDP Celebrates 20 years!

Begun as a small joint venture between USAID and Commerce to help the Former Soviet Bloc countries of Eastern Europe transition to more market-oriented economies, CLDP has expanded to help meet the legal technical assistance needs of more than 50 countries in Eurasia, Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. On February 23rd, CLDP celebrated 20 years of technical assistance in commercial law.

February 12, 2012

Afghanistan: Commercial Law Initiative

In partnership with the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF), CLDP and AUAF conducted a kick-off event for a Commercial Law Initiative at AUAF

February 12, 2012 - February 13, 2012

ABA Construction Contracts Workshop

CLDP and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hold Construction Contracts Workshop for Afghan Builder's Association