Iraq

March 22, 2018 - March 29, 2018

CLDP to sponsor Middle East Law Schools to compete in the 25th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

On March 22-29, 2018, CLDP will sponsor three Middle East law schools: Iraqyia College of Law, Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences of Tunis, and University of Jordan to participate in the 25th 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. CLDP has been training and mentoring the teams for the past year, in an effort to develop the capacity of arbitration expertise in the respective countries through participation in this premier international moot. The teams will be competing with over 300 law schools from over 70 countries.

February 19, 2018 - February 23, 2018

CLDP 8th Middle East Pre Moot

On February 19-23 in Manama, Bahrain, CLDP, in coordination with the Royal University for Women (RUW), UNCITRAL, Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR), MENA Chambers Bahrain, and the University of Pittsburg (CILE) will host the 8th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot. The Pre-Moot is a 5-day regional event brings together over 50 regionally renowned lawyers, arbitration practitioners, and judges, alongside 15 law school teams from Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates to foster best practices in international commercial arbitration through a simulated arbitration.

November 13, 2017 - November 16, 2017

Iraq: CLDP supports Iraq in developing downstream opportunities for US investors

From November 13 - 16, CLDP provided consultations to a high-level delegation from Iraq's Ministry of Oil on developing investment projects that would attract US investors, companies, and technologies.  

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November 12, 2017 - November 16, 2017

Iraq ADIPEC Consultations

Details coming soon.

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October 14, 2017

CLDP To Provide Preparatory Training Sessions for 2018 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and Vis East Moot

On October 12-14 in Manama, Bahrain, CLDP, in cooperation with Royal University for Women (RUW), the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA), the University Pittsburgh's Center for International Legal Education (CILE), and MENA Chambers Bahrain held a preparatory training in Manama, Bahrain, aimed to prepare South Asia, Middle East and North Africa law students to compete in the 25th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, to be held in Vienna, Austria and Hong Kong in March-April 2018.

September 13, 2017

Iraq: Consultations with Basrah Port Officials

On September 13, CLDP, in coordination with the US Consulate in Basrah, Iraq, conducted consultations in Basrah for the Director General of the Basrah Airport and other key officials from the Port of Basrah, to determine potential CLDP technical assistance that may be provided in order to improve port security, customs, and services. 

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September 12, 2017

Iraq: Attracting Foreign Investors

On September 12, CLDP, in coordination with the US Consulate in Basrah, Iraq, moderated a roundtable with representatives from local universities and the oil/gas industry to kick start a University – Industry project aimed at developing the local workforce through public and private partnerships in the oil and gas sector. 

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September 11, 2017

Iraq: Promoting Franchise Opportunities in Basrah

On September 11, CLDP, in coordination with the US Consulate in Basrah, Iraq, conducted a meeting in Basrah with the owners and managers of Basrah’s first shopping mall, Basrah Times Square, along with current operators of franchises in Basrah (both U.S. and non-U.S. franchises). 

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September 11, 2017

Iraq: Attracting Foreign Investors

On September 11, CLDP, in coordination with the US Consulate in Basrah, Iraq, conducted a meeting in Basrah with the Contractor’s Association to discuss ways to attract American partners for commercial projects in Iraq. 

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April 30, 2017 - May 5, 2017

Iraq OTC Consultations

Details coming soon.

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