ASEAN: CLDP to Implement its 3rd Third-Country Training on Public Procurement

July 18, 2016 - July 22, 2016
TCTP Public Procurement workshop - Site Visit to Singapore Sports Hub

On July 18-22, 2016,  CLDP conducted its 3rd joint Third-Country Training Program (TCTP) course with Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Civil Service College on Public Procurement.  Thirty-five members from eight ASEAN countries participated in the workshop conducted by CLDP expert, Professor Daniel Gordon of The George Washington University Law School.  Throughout the week, they learned about about best practices in public procurement, including e-procurement, framework agreements, best value, and contract management.  The training also included a site visit to Singapore's sports hub as part the Public-Private Module. 

Upcoming Programs

July 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

In July, August, and September 2020, CLDP, in collaboration with USTR and the University of Missouri, will provide virtual business fundamental courses to 20 Salvadoran textile representatives. CLDP has partnered with a textile and apparel expert who will conduct group sessions, as well as tailored sessions depending on the needs and businesses of the selected representatives. Lessons will cover business plan development and implementation, mentorship opportunities, local business resources, and personnel management. Furthermore, the sessions will give the Salvadoran textiles representatives the opportunity to begin developing comprehensive plans to effectively disseminate the knowledge they acquire during this program broadly across the industry with other textile professionals in El Salvador. Participants, who represent the Salvadoran private sector, key government agencies, and academia, will continue to engage their U.S. counterparts in this project for the remainder of the CLDP programming throughout 2021. This project is a part of CLDP’s and USTR’s capacity-building program to improve regional prosperity by fostering human and institutional capacity to improve the competitiveness of the Salvadoran textile industry.

CLDP in Action

December 12, 2019

On December 12, in Manama, Bahrain, CLDP held a workshop focused on technology transfer for representatives from government, academia, and the startup community. 

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