25 South Sudanese to benefit from UNITAR fellowship

Aug 07, 2017, 07:53 AM

Japan’s ambassador to South Sudan, Kiya MASAHIKO, says 25 south Sudanese selected for the United Nations Institute of Training and Research -UNITAR South Sudan Fellowship Programme, begin orientation today.
The group comprising 11 women were selected from the public and private sector, academic institutions, media, and civil society organizations of South Sudan. They will attend a six-month capacity-building training, which focuses on project management, leadership, and social entrepreneurship skills.

Ambassador Kiya Masahiko, told Miraya Breakfast Show host Irene Lasu that the UNITAR fellowship is particularly relevant to South Sudan’s ongoing peacebuilding and development processes.

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