This year’s course commenced October 17 in Cape Town with 23 participants. After an intensive 2 week training period covering 3 Modules, the officials sat for their first exam earlier this week in the Trade 5000 course.
The Institute this week (28-31 January) hosted a group of Indonesian Ministry of Trade officials currently undertaking postgraduate economic studies at Bogor Agricultural University (IPB). This group is part of a larger delegation of officials from IPB that are here in Adelaide The group spent 3 days in Adelaide attending workshop presentations on trade and […]
2013 IIT Short Course Alumnus, Ali Kamanga, was recently profiled as a “success story” in the Australia Awards Africa page. Ali, a senior trade official in Malawi’s Ministry of Trade and Industry, credits the IIT-delivered Australia Awards short course “Trade Policy, Design and Negotiation” for improving his understanding of trade facilitation issues, trade in services negotiations and […]
On 11th June, the Institute for International Trade commenced our 5th Australia Awards in Africa Trade Policy and Negotiations training program when we welcomed our first group of 13 African Officials to Adelaide. The participants of this course are from throughout Africa – Uganda, Rwanda, Malawi, Zambia, Egypt, Burundi, Lesotho, Botswana Nigeria and Ghana – […]
On Monday 20 May, IIT is set to welcome back Pacific Islands Government Trade Officials for their 10th and final module of Trade Training after successfully completing Module 9 in Port Vila, Vanuatu from 15 – 19 April. Module 9 exposed our officials to the fisheries sector in the Pacific region, including how to negotiate on […]
In March 2012, IIT in partnership with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) ran a three-day workshop in Santiago, Chile on negotiating trade agreements for the 21st Century. The workshop brought together trade negotiators from Australia and eleven Latin American countries, and as part of the workshop a paper […]
Yesterday, IIT welcomed back to Adelaide our group of Pacific Islands Government Officials who are here to complete the 8th week-long module of their Trade Training course. Great seeing everyone again!
In 2011, the Institute delivered two twelve-week trade policy and negotiation training programs for African officials under AusAID’s new Australian Awards for Africa short course program. Each of the twelve week programs was designed so that it incorporated the University of Adelaide post-graduate trade courses (Trade 5000, 5001 and 5002), meaning that the African government […]
In 2010, the Institute completed delivery of an eighteen month trade training program for Pacific Island government officials designed to prepare them for so-called “PACER-Plus” negotiations with Australia and New Zealand. IIT’s success in delivering the 2009-2010 program has led to a new contract with AusAID for an additional 14 one-week intensive training modules over […]