About Human Resources Development Section / TrainForTrade

hrd tanzania (Ian Hoffman)The Section focuses on developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovative development approaches based on a recognised pedagogical method and state-of-the-art technological solutions.


The core functions of the: Section are to:

  1. Advise on the utilisation of information and communications technology (ICT) to promote knowledge sharing, networking and competence building;
  2. Apply Learning and Content Management Systems (LMS/CMS);
  3. Host a distance learning platform (learn.unctad.org);
  4. Provide inter-divisional support for capacity development;
  5. Operate the Port Training Programme in 4 linguistics networks in Africa, Asia and Latin America;
  6. Develop and implement the TrainForTrade technical assistance programme with core components on international trade related issues.