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DAP begins training on CHILD Curriculum for South American treatment providers


Campinas, Brazil— The Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme (DAP), through its Child Intervention for Living Drug-Free (CHILD) Project, has organized the training of treatment practitioners from the South American countries of Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Peru on the CHILD Curriculum. Twenty-two (22) treatment practitioners, begin their training here from 1st to 6th December on Course […]

CP ICCE Fellowship Programme in Malaysia

CP ICCE Fellowship Programme in Malaysia

  The first intake of the ICCE Fellowship Programme commenced in the Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences, Malaysia on 2 December 2016. A total of 12 Fellows from Afghanistan, Bhutan, Botswana, Maldives, Myanmar, Kenya, Pakistan, Samoa, Sri Lanka and Tanzania were selected to undergo the one year Post Graduate Diploma in Addiction Science. The […]

KOICA-Colombo Plan Joint Fellowship Program – Waste Management & Renewable Energy in Response to Climate Change, 20 October- 9 November, 2016


An international Training programme on “Waste management and Renewable Energy in response to Climate Change” was organized by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) under KOICA-Colombo Plan Joint Fellowship Program from 20 October to 9 November, 2016 in Seoul, South Korea. Sixteen (16) Government officials involved in Environmental projects from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Fiji, Maldives, Pakistan,  PNG, […]

Capacity Building on Enhancing Small and Medium Industries, Bali, 23-28, October, 2016


Bali, Indonesia: The Ministry of State Secretariat in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry, Government of Indonesia and Colombo Plan Secretariat has conducted an International training  on Enhancing the Development of Small and Medium Industry in Bali, Indonesia from 23-28 October, 2016. Participants from 12 countries including 19 officials from  Bangladesh, Bhutan, Fiji, Indonesia,  Maldives, […]

7th ICCE-ASCAD International Conference on Addictions

Opening Ceremony of 7th ICCE-ASCAD International Conference on Addictions

Mr. Kinley Dorji, the Secretary-General of Colombo Plan, Ms. Charlotte Sisson, Senior Foreign Affairs Officer and Team Lead for Drug Demand Reduction, INL, US Department of State, Hon. Datuk Seri. Ir. Idris bin Hj. Haron, the Chief Minister of Melaka, and Dato’ Nur Jazlan Mohamed, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs of Malaysia representing the Deputy […]

45th CCM held in Suva, Fiji, 28-30 September 2016

Group Photo of the Heads of the Delegations from the Colombo Plan 45th Consultative Committee Meeting, Suva, Fiji. 28-30 September 2016

The 45th Colombo Plan Consultative Committee Meeting (CCM) was hosted by the Government of Fiji in Suva from 28-30 September 2016.  Delegates from twenty member countries, three observer countries, and three international    organizations attended the CCM. On behalf of the Colombo Plan Council, His Excellency Chang Won-Sam, Council President extended a warm welcome to all […]

Sharing Best Practices and Experiences on Women and Leadership


The training programme on ‘Sharing Best Practices & Experiences on Women and Leadership’, was held from 19th – 23rd September 2016 in Surabaya, Indonesia. The training was attended by 18 participants, representing 13 Colombo Plan member countries. This is one of its series of workshops designed under the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of […]

Prime Minister of Fiji officially opens the 45th Colombo Plan Consultative Committee Meeting


Secretary General calls on Vietnam Ambassador to request hosting 46th CCM


The Secretary General, H.E. Kinely Dorji visited His Excellency Ms. Phan Kieu Thu, Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on 19 September and requested Vietnam to be the host of the 46thConsultative Committee Meeting (CCM) in 2018. He briefed her on the CCM proceedings, agenda and an update on the preparations for this year’s […]

Strengthening ICCE initiatives in Vietnam


On 26 July 2016, Mr. Nguyen Trong Dam, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Labor-Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) met with Mr. Tay Bian How, Director of the Colombo Plan International Centre for Credentialing and Education of Addiction Professional (ICCE) to discuss possible collaboration in professionalising the Vietnamese addiction workforce. The meeting was acknowledged as very […]

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