Category Archives: Port Certificate

TrainForTrade Port Training Programme

Diffusion de module 6 au Port Autonome d’Abidjan

Le Port Autonome d’Abidjan poursuit sa 3ème promotion du certificat portuaire TrainForTrade de la CNUCED. Du 3 au 10 août 2018, 25 opérateurs portuaires dont 3 femmes du Port Autonome d’Abidjan bénéficieront d’une formation portuaire du programme TrainForTrade de la CNUCED portant sur la gestion économique et commerciale, sixième module du cours sur la Gestion moderne des ports. Cette formation sera dispensée par des formateurs locaux certifiés par le Programme TrainForTrade. Les tests et les évaluations  s’effectueront en ligne sur la plateforme TrainForTrade, à l’issue de la formation, le lundi 10 août.

Les participants qui auront suivi avec succès l’intégralité des huit modules du cours (8 modules, 240 heures) verront leur qualification validée par le Certificat de gestion portuaire attesté par la CNUCED, pour l’obtention duquel ils devront rédiger et soutenir un mémoire devant un jury d’experts internationaux.

Les soutenances sont prévues pour le premier trimestre de l’année 2019.

Contacts: dominique.chantrel@un.org

The President of Ireland meets PMP Workshop Participants

21 June 2018 (Dublin, Ireland)

On 21 June, the President of Ireland, Mr. Michael D. Higgins received the participants of the UNCTAD TrainForTrade Port Management Programme Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop at his official residence at Áras an Uachtaráin. Present during the courtesy call were port representatives from the English-speaking Network: Ghana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria, the Philippines and Serbia. Also joining the group were representatives from UNCTAD, Dublin Port Company, former senator, Mr. Pat Magner, TD, as well as Mr. Kevin O’Driscoll.

President Higgins delivered a welcome message wherein he reiterated his support for the work of the UNCTAD TrainForTrade Port Management Programme, citing its important role to international trade.

The President also commended the contributions of IrishAid and Dublin Port Company to the programme. The president then joined the group for an afternoon tea. A tour of the official residence followed.

“As an island nation, almost uniquely depending on international trade, we in Ireland know and value the importance of our ports, and all who work there. The UNCTAD TrainForTrade programme is vitally important in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Climate and I am so very proud that our ports here in Ireland and Irish Aid, have been participating with the English-speaking network. ”  President of Ireland, Mr. Michael D. Higgins

Contact:        Mark Assaf           Debbie Francisco          Erika Morishita

PMP Training of Trainers Workshop (Modules 1 – 4) in Dublin

Dublin, Ireland (19 – 26 June 2018)

In the framework of the UNCTAD TrainForTrade Port Management Programme (PMP), a Training of Trainers (ToT)  Workshop for the English-speaking network will be held from 19 – 26 June 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. The workshop is co-organized by Dublin Port Company, with the support of Port of Cork Company, and Belfast Harbour Commissioners. It will be held at the head office of Dublin Port Company and the National College of Ireland (NCI).

17 senior managers from the member ports of the English-speaking network of the Programme (Indonesia, Ghana, Malaysia, Nigeria, and the Philippines), as well as prospective port members (Serbia) and former member (Namibia) will be exchanging experiences and knowledge on the contents and delivery of modules 1 – 4 of the course on Modern Port Management. UNCTAD Secretary General Mukhisa Kituyi, will take part in the closing ceremonies of the workshop to distribute the certificates to the successful candidates.

The ToT face to face workshop is the completion of the course that had started with a distance learning component which took place from 30 April – 8 June 2018, and represents a new blended learning strategy being implemented in the PMP. The objective of the workshop is to prepare the senior port managers for their roles as future instructors in their port communities. The participants will also have the opportunity to take part in a technical visit of Dublin Port.

The English-speaking network of the Port Management  Programme benefits from the kind support of Irish Aid.

Contacts:      Mark Assaf           Debbie Francisco

Douala, Cameroun: Cours sur la Gestion moderne des ports TrainForTrade : soutenances des mémoires et lancement d’une nouvelle promotion

34 opérateurs portuaires du Port Autonome de Douala, dont 15 femmes, soutiendront leurs mémoires de fin de formation portuaire du programme TrainForTrade de la CNUCED. La rédaction du mémoire a pour objectif de proposer des solutions concrètes et des recommandations afin de répondre à des problèmes dans la place portuaire, identifiés par les stagiaires. Les soutenances de cette 11ème promotion se dérouleront devant un jury d’experts issus des ports membres du réseau francophone TrainForTrade et de représentants de la CNUCED.

Les participants qui auront soutenu leurs mémoires avec succès verront leur qualification validée par le Certificat de gestion portuaire attesté par la CNUCED.

Le 23 mars sera dédié au lancement d’un nouveau cycle de formation (Promotion 12, 25 cadres dont 8 femmes).

Au Cameroun 267 cadres ont suivi la formation de la CNUCED et 204 ont obtenu le Certificat Portuaire depuis 2002.

Delivery of PMP Modules 7 & 8, Cycle 4 in Indonesia

Malang, Indonesia (12 – 23 March 2018)

Port experts from the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), and an expert from Ireland, will co-deliver Modules 7 & 8 of Cycle 4 of the Port Management Programme (PMP) in Indonesia. 16 participants (including 2 women) from the port community of Pelindo I to IV are taking part in the Modern Port Management course. The said modules of the Modern Port Management Course, comprises topics on Administrative and Legal Management and Technical Management and Human Resources Development, respectively. Indonesia is currently on the 4th cycle of the programme.

Contacts:     Mark Assaf                Debbie Francisco