Delivery of PMP Module 1, Cycle 5 in Ghana

Participants of Port Management Programme Cycle 5 (GPHA) with Irish port expert

TrainForTrade, in cooperation withGhana Ports & Harbours Authority (GPHA) local organising committee, is delivering Module 1, Cycle 5 of the Modern Port Management Course from 1 – 5 April 2019 in Tema. 22 middle managers (including 5 women) from the port communities of Ghana who are enrolled in the UNCTAD TrainForTrade Port Management Programme is participating in the course.

The module is being delivered by a port expert from Dublin Port Company, with the support of senior managers from GPHA who have been certified by TrainForTrade as local trainers. Also taking part in the workshop are representatives from Kenya Ports Authority (KPA), composed of 5 senior managers who are taking part as observers.

The first of the eight training modules examines International Trade and Maritime Transport, which focuses on the important and strategic relationship of ports, shippers and shipping companies.

Contacts:            Mark Assaf           Erika Morishita            Debbie Francisco   


PMP delivery of Module 2, Cycle 3 in the Philippines

In the framework of the UNCTAD Port Management Programme (PMP) and in cooperation with the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) local organising committee,a port expert from Dublin Port Company as well as from PT Prima Indonesia Logistik, a subsidiary company of PT Pelabuhan Indonesia I (Persero), will deliver Module 2, Cycle 3 of the Modern Port Management Coursefrom 22 – 26 April 2019 in Manila. 22 middle managers (including 11 women) fromthe port communities of the Philippines who are enrolled in the UNCTAD TrainForTrade Port Management Programme will participate in the course.

The second of the eight training modules examines the port as a system, in particular the actions that a country could take in connection with port facilities to ensure that national ports (big or small; local, regional or national) develop and function efficiently. Themodule will be co-delivered by instructors from PPA who have been certified by TrainForTrade as local trainers.

Contacts:    Mark Assaf         Erika Morishita          Debbie Francisco

PMP Delivery of Module 7, Cycle 2 in Nigeria

TrainForTrade, in cooperation withthe Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) local organising committee, will deliver Module 7, Cycle 2 of the Modern Port Management Course from 29 April – 3 May 2019in Abuja. 25 middle managers (including 6 women) from the port communities of Nigeria who are enrolled in the UNCTAD TrainForTrade Port Management Programme will participate in the course.

In line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Goal 17- in promoting South-South collaboration, an expert from Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) will deliver the course on “Administrative and Legal Management”, along with senior managers from NPA who have been certified by TrainForTrade as local trainers.

The seventh of the eight training modules examines the administrative and legal management of ports.

Contacts:           Mark Assaf                 Erika Morishita             Debbie Francisco

TFT E-commerce and Best Practices for East-Asia states

1-7 April, TrainForTrade eLearining course on E-commerce and Best Practices for East-Asia states.  The first module of the distance learning course will be delivered through the TrainForTrade’s distance learning platform. More than 200 participants from 8 countries are taking part in the course. This Project is funded by Development Account 11.

TFT E-Learning Course on International Merchandise Trade Statistics

TrainForTrade, in cooperation with UNCTAD/Stat, UNSD and WTO, has launched the TrainForTrade E-Learning Course on International Merchandise Trade Statistics (from 25 March to 3 May) with more than 780 statisticians from over 100 different countries. Now on its second week, module two focuses on Institutional Arrangements which will be delivered with discussion fora, multimedia presentations and evaluations. This project is financed by Development Account (Statistics).