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First exchange of jury members among port communities in English-speaking network’s Port Training Programme
27 Dec 2012
Representatives from the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, the Namibian Ports Authority and the Port of Cork served as assessors on the Dissertation Panel held in Malé, Maldives on 5–6 December 2012, marking the first exchange of jury members among the English-speaking port communities.
Port training course helps Namibian woman gain manager’s post
16 Dec 2012
Ipupa Kasheeta, of Namibia, credits UNCTAD’s Port Training Programme with helping her become the first woman to manage a terminal at the country’s Walvis Bay Port.
Irish Minister of State assesses impact of UNCTAD Port Training Programme
30 Nov 2012
Mr. Joe Costello, Minister of State at Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, visited Tema Port in Ghana on 17 November 2012 to assess first-hand the impact of UNCTAD's TrainForTrade Port Training Programme on port staff and operations.
UNCTAD’s Human Resources Development/TrainForTrade Section and UNDP Angola sign Memorandum of Understanding
23 Nov 2012
On Monday, 19 November 2012, UNCTAD’s Human Resources Development/TrainForTrade Section signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Development Programme in Angola (UNDP Angola). The Memorandum was signed in the presence of an UNCTAD representative by Mr. Samuel Harbor, UNDP Angola Country Director, and it will remain in force until June 2013.
Dominican Republic joins Spanish-speaking network of UNCTAD's TrainForTrade Port Training Programme
15 Nov 2012
The Dominican Republic has formally joined the Spanish-speaking network of UNCTAD's TrainForTrade Port Training Programme.
Experts urge regional efforts and reliance by the South on the South to spur growth despite global downturn
1 Nov 2012
Regional resource-pooling, reliance on regional banks, even the creation of a Bank of the South were suggested to help developing countries in the wake of the world financial crisis.
Peru trade minister to open South-South expert meeting
23 Oct 2012
H.E. Mr. José Luis Silva Martinot, Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru, will be delivering a keynote address at the opening of the fourth Multi-year Expert Meeting on International Cooperation: South-South Cooperation and Regional Integration, on Wednesday 24th October.
UNCTAD trains Palestinian Authority staff on UN system in Geneva
10 Oct 2012
Two staff members from the Palestinian Authority's Ministry of the National Economy have completed an UNCTAD training programme designed to familiarize them with the activities of UNCTAD and the work of other United Nations agencies in Geneva.
Ghanaian port operators complete UNCTAD modern port management training course
19 Sep 2012
Twenty-six middle managers from the ports of Tema and Takoradi in Ghana completed last week their final session (Module 8) of the UNCTAD Modern Port Management course conducted in cooperation with the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GHPA).
12-week on-line training course on trade and poverty kicks off with 103 participants from 54 countries
11 Sep 2012
The UNCTAD Virtual Institute kicked off its on-line course on trade and poverty yesterday, the first phase of a broader research capacity building project funded by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the Government of Finland. The course will conclude on 30 November this year.