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Monday, July 8, 2013 - 1:15am

Ashgabat – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Macroeconomic Project, in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, is hosting an advanced-level seminar on International Commercial Arbitration from July 9-12, 2013 at the President Hotel in Ashgabat.  The four-day seminar aims to provide representatives from various government institutions, including ministries, state-owned enterprises, the General Prosecutor’s Office, the Supreme Court, and academia, with a comprehensive update on arbitration, mediation, and international contracting practices.  Experts will also conduct presentations on the key international arbitration institutions, their procedures and areas of specialization, and also the enforcement of arbitration awards.

As part of the seminar, over 30 government officials will learn the fundamentals of handling international commercial disputes and study methods for drafting and negotiating dispute resolution clauses.  In addition, attendees will be briefed on leading procurement techniques.

Friday, May 3, 2013 - 6:00am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported a study tour of ten Turkmenistan government officials to Brussels, Belgium. The study tour on March 25 - April 2, 2013 provided advanced training and insights on International Protocol, Cross-Cultural Communications and Negotiations. The government officials taking part in the study tour represented the key Turkmen government ministries and agencies including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Economy and Development, the General Prosecutor’s Office of Turkmenistan, and Turkmen Gas. 

International Practice in the Management of Electronic Documents
Monday, June 18, 2012 - 2:30pm

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), within the framework of its Governance Strengthening Project, held a presentation on “International Practice in the Management of Electronic Documents” in cooperation with the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan.

Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 2:30pm

On June 1, Junior Achievement Worldwide opened a three-day workshop aimed at improving standards and customer service in Turkmenistan’s tourism and hospitality industry.  With funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Chevron Nebitgaz B.V. Turkmenistan, the workshop discussed international standards in the hospitality industry with representatives from across a broad spectrum of Turkmenistan’s government, as well as private entrepreneurs. 

Last updated: December 31, 2013

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