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Port world comes to Cork for training

[ May 25, 2012   //   ]

The Port of Cork is hosting a United Nations capacity building programme on international trade TrainForTrade Port Training Programme focussing on ‘Modern Port Management’ for two weeks, to 1 June.

Some 28 delegates are attending from countries including Ghana, Indonesia, Maldives, Namibia, South Africa, Pakistan and Tanzania. The event has been organised by the UN’s trade and development arm, UNCTAD in cooperation with Port of Cork (PoC), Dublin Port Company (DPC), Belfast Harbour Commissioners (BHC), and with the support of Irish Aid.

The TrainForTrade programme was set-up to facilitate sustainable economic development in developing and transition countries through training and capacity development. Delegates will participate in workshops and will learn best practice examples from a wide selection of Port of Cork’s operational areas including strategic planning, financial management, economic and commercial management and administrative and legal management.

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