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SRC Short Courses

The Shridath Ramphal Centre is pleased to offer a series of short courses to complement our core training under the Masters and Post Graduate Diploma in International Trade Policy.  We are offering these (1 to 2 week) courses from November 2021, through to 2022.

The Shridath Ramphal Centre in collaboration with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States offer courses through the Centre for Professional Development and Lifelong Learning:  For more information contact CPDLL

Upcoming Courses

Trade Negotiations, Cooperation and Leadership

This two-week course is intended to increase knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of negotiation, cooperation and international trade leadership. Click here to register.

Completed Courses

Women and Trade in the Americas Course
SRC Successfully Delivers Women and Trade in the Americas Online Course

The SRC is pleased to announce that is has successfully concluded the Training Module  Course:  Women and Trade in the Americas held online from 22 November to 2 December 2021.  The course, organized by the WTO Chairs of Barbados, Mexico and Chile, was made possible by funding provided under the WTO Chairs Programme.  It brought together 35 students from Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Dominica, Kenya, Senegal, Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica.  The course introduced the concepts and definitions of feminism, gender, and gender policies; provided an overview of the numbers and the impact of trade on women from economic, social and political perspectives; reviewed how gender is being “mainstreamed” into WTO members’ policies through international, regional and bilateral trade and investment agreements; evaluated trends relating to the participation of women in specific sectors; highlighted ways in which regional and international organizations are promoting the women and trade agenda. The course also was lectured by persons from a wide field of expertise – from Ministers of government, to heads of regional and international organizations, academics, researchers, negotiators and practitioners.  The edited version of the course will be made available on the SRC website and WTO Chairs Programme website.

 

The course was facilitated by SRC Director, Dr Jan Yves Remy (UWI),  Dr. Renata Amaral (Adjunct Professor at American University, Washington D.C.) and Dr. Daniele Bobb (Lecturer, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados) and supported by Mr Jamaine Atwell (UWI Student) who provided online and IT assistance.

 

For more details, please see the final program here.

Women and Trade in the Americas Course - Recordings
Introduction to Competition Law and Policy
Successful Completion of the Competition Law and Policy Course

The SRC would like to congratulate all the participants who successfully completed the two-week course “Introduction to Competition Law and Policy”, held online from 1 December – 14 December 2021. The course, organized by the SRC and the OECS Commission and was facilitated by Dr. Taimoon Stewart.

Caribbean Community Law and the Caribbean Court of Justice
Successful Completion of the Caribbean Community Law and the Caribbean Court of Justice

Congratulations to those who completed the course organized by the SRC and the OECS Commission “Caribbean Community Law and the Caribbean Court of Justice Course” it was an excellent week filled with wonderful presentations by an expert class of facilitators and lecturers.

For more details, please see the final program here.

Senior Customs Managers Course on Customs Trade Policy and Administration
Successful Completion of the Senior Customs Managers Course on Customs Trade Policy and Administration

The SRC would like to congratulate all the participants who successfully completed the two-week course “Senior Customs Managers Course on Customs Trade Policy and Administration”, held online from 7 – 18 March, 2022. The course, organized by the SRC and the OECS Commission and was facilitated by Mr. Bernard Black.