Asia & South Asia

November 29, 2017 - December 1, 2017

Legislative Updates Working Group Meeting

From November 29-December 2, CLDP and USPTO will organize a Legislative Updates Working Group meeting for officials and staff from the Intellectual Property Office of Pakistan (IPO) and attorneys that have drafted proposed amendments to Pakistan's intellectual property laws.

November 15, 2017 - November 16, 2017

Contract Terms, Commercial Risks Workshop

On November 15-16, CLDP will conduct a workshop in Naypyitaw for senior Burmese energy officials from the LNG Committee, the Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise, and the Ministry of Energy and Electricity on the key commercial risks facing private developers of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import projects.

November 14, 2017 - November 17, 2017

Study Tour on Regional Power Market Development for South Asia

Following the regional consultation held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in May 2016 focusing on Competitive Tenders of Power Projects with Cross Border and Domestic Offtakers, CLDP in coordination with the Independent Power Producer Office in South Africa, will organize a study tour on Regional Power Market Development  for governement officials from Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka to travel to Johannesburg, South Africa on November 14-17, 2017.

October 30, 2017 - November 2, 2017

Afghanistan: Mining Fundamentals Workshop

CLDP will conduct a mining workshop for officials and staff from the Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum from October 30 - November 2 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

October 23, 2017 - October 25, 2017

Afghanistan: Ministerial Mining Consultations

On October 23-25, CLDP will arrange mining consultations for the Minister of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

October 14, 2017

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

CLDP, in cooperation with Royal University for Women (RUW), University Pittsburgh's Center for International Legal Education (CILE), MENA Chambers Bahrain, and the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA) will hold 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 11, 2017 - September 15, 2017

Sri Lanka: IP Policy Working Group

On September 11-15, CLDP, USPTO, and WIPO, in close coordination with the National Intellectual Property Office of Sri Lanka and the University Grants Commission, conducted working group drafting sessions and site visits to select universities and institutions in Sri Lanka. 

August 7, 2017 - September 29, 2017

Pakistan: FTC Fellowship Program Part 2

CLDP will sponsor one fellowship recipient from the Competition Commission of Pakistan staff to spend two months working as an integral member of the Bureau of Consumer Protection team at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission from August 7 – September 29, 2017.