Upcoming Programs

April 1, 2019 - April 5, 2019

On April 1-5, 2019 CLDP will facilitate attendance at e-Commerce Week 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland by a group of government and non-government representatives from Tunisia.  e-Commerce week is an annual event organized by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.  CLDP will organize additional meetings for the benefit of the Tunisians.  This event will assist Tunisia to develop policies and laws to encourage e-Commerce by adding to the participants' knowledge of issues and acquaintance with international organizations

April 1, 2019 - April 2, 2019

On April 1-2, in Singapore, CLDP, in coordination with INSOL International (International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Professionals), supported the participation of judges from Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia in the 13th INSOL Judicial Colloquium. INSOL International is a global federation of associations including lawyers, judges and accountants that aims to increase international cooperation and communication in the insolvency profession.

April 4, 2019 - April 6, 2019

On April 4-6, CLDP will lead a delegation of investment commissioners from Iraq’s key southern governorates to participate in the FDI conference hosted by the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA).  The conference will provide attendees with the necessary resources on investment promotion and investment market trends.  Moreover, the conference will provide a unique opportunity for Iraq, a current WAIPA member, to network with other promotion agency officials from similar economies, and share lessons learned, as well as, success stories.  On the marg

Tags: Commerce, Iraq
April 10, 2019 - April 12, 2019

On April 10-12, 2019, CLDP, in coordination with the Competition Agency of Georgia, will host a competition law workshop on the topic of abuse of dominance in Tbilisi, Georgia.  The three-day workshop will bring together the staff of the Competition Agency, industry regulators, and other stakeholders to discuss the framework for assessing abuse of dominance and the best practices used in abuse of dominance investigations.  The workshop will build the capacity of the Competition Agency and regulators to identify and prevent abuse of dominance in integral sectors of the Georgian eco

April 11, 2019 - April 18, 2019

On April 11-18, 2019, CLDP sponsored two Middle East law schools: Iraqyia College of Law and Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences of Tunisto participate in the 26th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot) in Vienna, Austria.   The Vis Moot is an educational program, initiated by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), aimed at building international synergies in the resolution of commercial disputes.

April 14, 2019 - April 16, 2019

On April 14-16, 2019, CLDP, with partner Invest, will sponsor 15 Afghans to attend the Mining Trade Show in Dubai, UAE. The Afghan attendees will represent both the public and private sectors of the country. 

April 22, 2019 - April 26, 2019

CLDP provides technical assistance to the government of Sri Lanka as they strive to create an environment conducive to increased trade and investment. The purpose of this program is to help Sri Lanka in the area of alternative dispute resolution where both domestic and international businesses can resolve their disputes efficiently and effectively.

Tags: Sri Lanka
April 23, 2019 - April 25, 2019

On April 23-25, 2019, CLDP, in coordination with the Moroccan Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the University of Fès, will host a technology transfer workshop in Fès, Morocco. The workshop will promote technology-based entrepreneurship and strengthen local capacity by bringing together government officials and technology transfer stakeholders to discuss best practices in intellectual property (IP) management and technology transfer.

April 25, 2019 - April 26, 2019

On April 25 and 26, CLDP in partnership with SARI-E, will host participants from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka to discuss the development of governance structures for a regional market. CLDP has been working on cross border connectivity in South Asia since 2015. In May, CLDP led a study tour from the five countries to South Africa to meet with South African market stakeholders and the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP).

April 28, 2019 - April 29, 2019

On April 29-30, CLDP supported Saudi Arabia’s launch of its new bankruptcy law, which was headlined by the Saudi Minister of Commerce and Investment. The conference included over 800 lawyers, judges, and accountants from across the country. Prior to the passing of the new law, bankruptcy had presented a significant legal risk for U.S. companies and investors doing business in Saudi Arabia as the legal framework lacked transparency and predictability for creditors interested in investing in Saudi companies.

April 29, 2019

With textiles and apparel representing 46% of total Salvadoran exports, the apparel sector is the leading manufacturing employer in El Salvador, and the primary employer of women. Despite trade preferences, benefits under the CAFTA-DR, and recent advances in product innovation, Central American textile and apparel producers have struggled to compete against low-wage Asian countries. Nevertheless, El Salvador has steadily increased its textile and apparel exports since 2009, as the industry shifts to embrace innovative changes.