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New Demand Reduction Projects for Afghanistan

Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme will launch several new demand reduction projects soon in Afghanistan. Under this initiative five residential treatment facilities (25 – 30 bed) will be established to provide residential treatment and other services to both male and female drug dependents in five provinces. At the same time 100 persons will be trained […]

Mr. Tae Hyung Kim bids farewell to the Colombo Plan

Mr. Tae Hyung Kim bids farewell to the Colombo Plan

After a successful tenure of two years, Mr. Tae Hyung Kim completed his assignment as Director, Programme for Private Sector Development (PPSD) of the Colombo Plan Secretariat. Mr. Kim was seconded by the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in September 2004, to continue the activities of PPSD. The Colombo Plan greatly appreciates the services rendered […]

The Colombo Plan pays a glowing tribute to the Hardy Technical College, Sri Lanka

The Colombo Plan pays a glowing tribute to the Hardy Technical College, Sri Lanka

The Hardy Technical Training Institute at Ampara, is celebrating its 50 years Anniversary Golden Jubilee celebrations this year. It was built and equipped with assistance from Canada under the Colombo Plan, FAO and Asia Foundation and operated by the River Valleys Development Board. Currently, the institute is conducting various technical and educationaltraining courses including computer […]

Cooperation Between APO and CPS

The Colombo Plan Secretariat (CPS) and the Asian Productivity Organisation (APO) conducted eight (8) joint training programmes / workshops successfully for the year 2005. A total of 109 participants attended CPS-APO joint training programmes / workshops and it contributed to the socio-economic development in Asia and the Pacific region. These programmes / workshops focused on […]

Training Course on Project Evaluation 16 – 27 January 2006, Khon Kaen, Thailand

The Colombo Plan collaborated with the Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA) and the Mekong Institute of Khon Kaen, Thailand to implement the Training Course on Project Evaluation, which was held from 16 to 27 January 2006 at the Mekong Institute.

International Training Programme on Detection of Environmental Pollutants, Testing and Screening of Toxicity

The International Training Programme on Detection of Environmental Pollutants, Testing and Screening of Toxicity was jointly organised by the Colombo Plan Secretariat and the Royal Thai Government from 23 January to 10 February 2006 at the Chulabhorn Research Institute, Bangkok Thailand.

Training Course on Sustainable Crop Production 26 January – 10 March 2006, Khon Kaen, Thailand

Training Course on Sustainable Crop Production 26 January - 10 March 2006, Khon Kaen, Thailand

Training Course on Sustainable Crop Production was held from 26th January to 10th March 2006, at the Khon Kaen University of Khon Kaen, Thailand. Seven public sector officials from Iran, Maldives, Malaysia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka attended the training course.

International Training Programme on Managing a Market Economy in a Globalising World 20 February – 3 March 2006, Bangkok, Thailand

The International Training Programme on Managing a Market Economy in a Globalising World was successfully conducted at the Menam River Side Hotel, in Bangkok, Thailand, from 20 February to 3 March 2006. This programme was conducted by the International Institute for Trade and Development (ITD) and was co-sponsored by the Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency […]

International Conference of Faith-based Organisations / Islamic Scholars on Drug Policies and Strategies

International Conference of Faith-based Organisations / Islamic Scholars on Drug Policies and Strategies

The International Conference of Faith-based Organisations and Religious Scholars on Drug Policies and Strategies successfully concluded after three days of intensive deliberations from 27 February to 1 March 2006 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Nearly 200 Religious leaders and scholars from 10 Asia-Pacific countries, namely, Afghanistan, Fiji, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka and […]

International Training Course on Poverty Reduction 13 – 24 March 2006, Khon Kaen, Thailand

International Training Course on Poverty Reduction was conducted by the Mekong Institute, Khon Kaen, Thailand from 13 to 24 March 2006, with the sponsorship of the Royal Thai Government and the Colombo Plan Secretariat, to develop both knowledge and skills for successful poverty interventions.

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