USAID Updates Turkmen Government Officials on International Commercial Arbitration

Comprehensive update on arbitration, mediation, and international contracting practices
Comprehensive update on arbitration, mediation, and international contracting practices
Vepa Berdiyev

For Immediate Release

Monday, July 8, 2013
Vepa Berdiyev
+993 12 45 61 30

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.

This event is the second in a series being held for Turkmenistan government officials on the topic of international commercial arbitration and alternative dispute resolution techniques.

Last updated: October 24, 2013

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