CLDP meets with Moroccan officials as part of US-Morocco FTA Joint Committee

December 3, 2012 - December 4, 2012

On December 3-4, CLDP staff met with members of a Moroccan delegation as part of the third meeting of the US-Morocco Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Joint Committee hosted by the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR). CLDP provided details regarding its current workplan for Morocco, which includes regional technical assistance programs in the areas of intellectual property, government procurement, commercial arbitration and customs harmonization.
 
 CLDP also engaged the delegation regarding its request for a variety of technical assistance programs related to the implementation of the FTA, including capacity-building for the enforcement of antidumping measures and for the configuration and management of public guarantee funds. CLDP’s technical assistance to the Government of Morocco is supported through funds from the Department of State’s Middle East Response Fund (MERF).

 
 

Upcoming Programs

October 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020

 CLDP coaches will be working with the 2 Maldivian Vis Moot teams on written advocacy. The coaches will be conducting weekly webinars with the teams on helping them draft research their legal issues, formulate their arguments, and write their memoranda. First, the teams will focus on writing their claimant’s memorandum. Then, the teams will focus on writing their respondent’s memorandum. Once the teams have completed their briefs, they will focus on preparing their oral arguments. 

October 5, 2020 - December 31, 2020

On October 5, the Maldives International Arbitration Center (MIAC) had its first ever arbitration filed. CLDP will be assisting MIAC with the case management of this case – helping MIAC’s case managers process this case effectively, efficiently, and transparently.  In the process, CLDP will ensure that MIAC’s staff and case managers receive case management training on the job.

CLDP in Action

November 9, 2020

CLDP, along with INSOL International and the World Bank Group, a series of Live Forum broadcasts, providing a platform for the judiciary to discuss current issues whilst facilitating knowledge sharing. 
 

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