Asia & South Asia

April 2, 2018 - April 9, 2018

ELSA WTO Trade Law Moot Bangkok, Thailand

On April 2-9, CLDP will be sponsoring Afghan law students from Dunia University and Sri Lankan law students from the Sri Lanka Law College to participate in the ELSA WTO Regional Trade Law Moot (Trade Law Moot) in Bangkok, Thailand. 

April 2, 2018 - April 6, 2018

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 April 2-6, 2018.

March 14, 2018 - March 16, 2018

Central Asia-Afghanistan Regional Expert Level Working Group on SPS

CLDP is organizing the Sixth Meeting of the Central Asia-Afghanistan Regional Expert Level Working Group on SPS Issues to take place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on March 14-16, 2018. 

March 12, 2018 - March 15, 2018

Afghanistan: WTO GPA Committee Engagement Program

On March 12 - 15, 2018, CLDP, in corporation with the World Trade Organization and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will sponsor a workshop on the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement  for a delegation from the National Procurement Authority in Kabul and members of Afghanistan’s Mission to the WTO in Geneva. 

March 11, 2018 - March 18, 2018

Hong Kong Vis Moot

On March 11-18, CLDP will be sponsoring Afghan law students from Kardan University, American University Afghanistan, and Nangarhar University and Sri Lankan students from Sri Lanka Law College and the Asian Pacific Institute of Information Technology, to participate in the 15th Annual Willem C. Vis East Moot (Vis East Moot) Competition in Hong Kong. 

March 10, 2018 - March 17, 2018

Ministry of Mines and Petroleum Delegation of Afghanistan to visit CLDP

On March 10-17, CLDP will be hosting a high-level delegation from the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum of Afghanistan (MoMP) in Washington, DC and Denver, CO.  

March 5, 2018 - March 9, 2018

ASEAN: CLDP to Implement Third Country Training on Public Procurement

On March 5-9, CLDP will conduct its annual Third Country Training Program (TCTP) course in partnership with Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Civil Service College. The course will build off of prior TCTP courses on public procurement and focus on how to build a sustainable public procurement training program. CLDP has recruited experts from the Federal Acquisition Institute and Office of Federal Procurement Policy to co-teach the course.

February 27, 2018 - March 2, 2018

Pakistan: Upstream Regulator Workshop

On February 27 – March 2, 2018, CLDP will organize a workshop in Alberta, Canada on Establishing an Effective and Independent Upstream Regulator.  The workshop will bring together officials from various agencies within Pakistan’s Ministry of Energy, as well as its Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), as Pakistan restructures its institutions to divide into, on the one hand, an independent upstream regulatory authority, and on the other, a policy wing.  

February 25, 2018 - February 27, 2018

Sri Lankan Vis Moot and Trade Law Moot

On February 25-27, CLDP, in cooperation with the Asian Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT), will hold a preparatory training in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to prepare Sri Lankan and Afghan university students to participate in the Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot) and the ELSA WTO Trade Law Moot (Trade Law Moot). The 

February 21, 2018 - March 8, 2018

Afghanistan: CLDP holds SPS/TBT Workshop in Cooperation with the WTO ITTC

On February 21-22, 2018, CLDP will hold a workshop in cooperation with the World Trade Organization Institute for Training and Technical Cooperation for officials from the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in preparation for their participation in the WTO SPS and TBT Committees through March 8.