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Moodle et développement pédagogique pour la sous-région à Abidjan (8-10 avril)

rafpiDans le cadre de la coopération, d’échange et de solidarité entre les agences francophones de promotion des investissements, et le programme TrainForTrade/CNUCED, un premier atelier de sensibilisation à la formation à distance TrainForTrade et le développement d’un curriculum de cours régional sera organisé à Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire du 8 au 10 Avril. A la suite de ce séminaire un plan d’action sera défini pour développer et diffuser un cours spécifique à cette région.

Contact: dominique.chantrel@unctad.org

ECOWAS Seminar on Cyberlaw Harmonisation began today in Geneva

The meeting on Cyberlaw Harmonization in the Economic Community of West African States began today in Geneva.

WE9A2315The meeting was opened by Geneviève Féraud, Head of the Knowledge Development Branch, UNCTAD, and Her Excellency Ms. Nakpa Polo, Ambassador of the Permanent Mission of the Togolese Republic to the United Nations Office in Geneva. Ms. Féraud gave an overview of the TrainForTrade project, which was launched in West Africa in 2012 and will run until the end of 2015. The overall goal of the project is to accelerate progress in West-African  countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Senegal and Togo) towards the achievement of internationally agreed development goals, particularly MDG 8, through trade-related training and capacity building. The project is implemented in cooperation with the ICT Analysis Section of the Division of Technology and Logistics, UNCTAD.

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Report of 9th Meeting of the UNCTAD Advisory Group on: “Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E–learning , M–learning, Cloud–learning”

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The Report of the 9th Meeting of the UNCTAD Advisory Group on: “Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E–learning, M–learning, Cloud–learning ” has been published online. The meeting took place at the International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG) on 10 December 2013.

The general conclusion of participants was that the meeting was relevant to their area of work, that case studies and discussions were useful and practical and that the meeting had met its objectives fully. Participants proposed that the debate on MOOCs and M-learning be pursued even further and that the existing Geneva-based learning networks, such as the Geneva Learning Network, and their synergies be reinforced.

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