Representatives of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria and of the Chamber of Commerce and the Port Authority of Las Palmas (Spain) have signed a memorandum of understanding with UNCTAD to implement joint training and capacity-building activities for developing countries.
These will include the organization of international and regional meetings on human resources development; financial support for training activities in Africa, Latin America and Asia, including training of trainers; and a contribution to the development of UNCTAD´s distance learning activities.
The activities will be carried out by TrainForTrade, UNCTAD´s capacity-building programme, which develops pedagogical materials in trade and trade-related areas adapted to the needs of developing countries.
For more information, please visit the TRAINFORTRADE webpages.
Or contact Mr. Xavier Alphaize, Chief, Human Resources Development Section, Information Technology Branch, SITE/UNCTAD, T: +41 22 907 2070, E: Trainfortrade@unctad.org.