New E-learning Courses in Fall/Winter 2010 – Public Finance and Trade Programme

The Public Finance and Trade Programme is pleased to announce its calendar of e-learning courses for Fall/Winter of 2010.

All courses are internet-based, moderated by senior international experts, asynchronous and place emphasis on online discussions and self-paced learning.

New online courses in the area of financial governance include: Fundamentals of Microfinance (20 September to 22 October), Oversight of Public Finances (27 September to 29 October), Introduction to Public Procurement (25 October to 26 November), and Financial Globalization (1 November to 3 December).

In the area of trade, the following new courses will be offered: Managed Mobility: Trade, Migration and Labour Movement (13 September to 8 October; in partnership with World Trade Institute), Multilateral Trade Negotiations: Tips and Techniques (8 November to 17 December), and New Frontiers in Agricultural Trade Regulation (15 November to 10 December; in partnership with World Trade Institute).

For additional information and to register for courses, please see the Public Finance and Trade Programme website at http://www.unitar.org/pft/.