UNCTAD Online Course on Trade and Gender for COMESA countries
UNCTAD Trade, Gender and Development Programme will organize a special edition of its online course on trade and gender devoted to stakeholders from member States of COMESA and COMESA-based institutions from 20 May to 14 July 2019.
The course targets policymakers, academics, private sector and civil society representatives in COMESA member States involved in policy formulation and implementation, research, teaching and advocacy in the area of trade and gender.
The course will be offered in both English and French.
For more information, please click here.
If you wish to apply for the course in English, please fill in the application form by clicking on the button APPLY HERE. If you wish to apply for the course in French, please click HERE. Please note that to complete this form the recommended browsers are: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Safari.
The deadline for applications is 28 April 2019.
Our goal is to bring people together to:
- build professional capabilities in trade
- elevate the profile of trade
- advocate the benefits and opportunities of trade
- facilitate networking
- improve the performance and success of companies in global trade
- boost the efficiency of trade processes.
Featured GTPA Member
Ziyaad Ebrahim, GTP
Ziyaad has close to fifteen years of experience in international trade and development.He joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) after serving 12 years in various positions within the Government of Seychelles, where he comes from.
During his time in the Government of Seychelles, he was directly involved in trade, investment and general economic policy formulation and implementation.He also has experience on WTO accession and was involved in FTA negotiations with the European Union and within the Eastern and Southern African region. He has also worked with international organisations such as the IMF, World Bank and the African Development Bank on Structural Adjustment Programmes, private sector and MSME development initiatives including gender empowerment projects.
In his current role with the WTO, he coordinates the work of the WTO LDC Group in the ongoing trade negotiations.He also monitors and assists LDC participation in specific areas of the negotiations which include Special and Differential Treatment (S&DT), fisheries subsidies, trade facilitation and LDC accession negotiations.
He is fluent in English and has working knowledge of French.
Ziyaad was one of the first people globally to be certified as a Global Trade Professional in the area of Trade Management.