Balkans Regional – Working Group Update: Border Management for Western Balkans

December 18, 2020

CLDP hosted a Western Balkans Customs Trade Facilitation Working Group discussion on Friday, December 18 from 14:30h – 16:30h CET. During the meeting, CLDP provided an update of planned programs for 2021. CLDP also heard updates from the CEFTA Secretariat and a brief update on lessons learned during the COVID-19 Pandemic from working group expert Vladimir Pisar. This meeting served as an opportunity to hear from members of the working group about ways CLDP can continue to provide useful and informative technical assistance programs in 2021 focused on post-clearance audits, risk analysis, and any other relevant topic.

Upcoming Programs

October 27, 2020 - February 9, 2021

CLDP conducted a webinar series on concepts in public-private partnerships (PPPs) for the Urban Development Authority (UDA) of Sri Lanka. PPPs provide an innovative​ financing approach to developing major infrastructure projects across the globe. The webinar series covered concepts including PPP structure, payment mechanisms, project agreements, financing agreements, common contract clauses, and public support mechanisms. Each webinar topic was followed by a discussion group one week after the webinar was delivered. UDA received these trainings weekly from October 27th, 2020 to February 9th, 2021. CLDP’s collaboration with UDA of Sri Lanka is part of its ongoing technical assistance under the Infrastructure Transaction and Assistance Network.

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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