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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.
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).
Launch of Trade and Development Report 2012: Policies for inclusive and balanced growth
13 Sep 2012
UNCTAD Report explores the links between income distribution, growth and development, arguing that inequality is neither a necessary condition for sound economic growth, nor its natural result. Pro-active fiscal and income policies to reduce income gaps influence economic growth.
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.