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C.K. Saji Narayanan

C.K. Saji Narayanan

President, BMS (Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh), India. I attended a training programme on social security in January 1998 at the ITC-ILO, in Turin.

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Carla-Anne Harris-Roper

Carla-Anne Harris-Roper

Director, Legal Services, Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Jamaica. In June 2009, I was afforded the unique opportunity to attend the Participatory Law Making course at the ITC-ILO campus in Turin, Italy. As a labour law attorney working with the government.

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Edward Mutabazi

Edward Mutabazi

Lecturer Uganda Management Institute (UMI). In terms of course coverage, I had a thorough conviction that all the topics covered were complete, relevant, and very enriching. I can’t forget the inspirational style of delivery by various facilitators.

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Gabriel Semasaka

Gabriel Semasaka

Deputy in the Rwandan Parliament . Gabriel Semasaka, you are a veterinarian and Deputy in the Rwandan Parliament and member of the Agriculture, Husbandry and Environment Commission, thank you very much for agreeing to answer a few questions for us

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Geoff Burton

Geoff Burton

South Africa. Participant in the training activity on "Lifelong e-learning: innovative solutions" (blended, from 4/10 to 12/11/2010).

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Glenda MUZENDA

Glenda MUZENDA

Project Officer, Gender and Media in Southern Africa. “I was knee deep in the preparations for Gender Awareness Campaign during the 2009 Presidential Election in South Africa in April. Taking the message to rural women and empowering them about their right to vote was critical, given the history of apartheid and also to ensure that women make their voices heard. It was during this time that an email arrived informing me that I had been selected to receive a grant to take the course.

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Gloria Solórzano Espinosa

Gloria Solórzano Espinosa

President, CUT Peru Women's Network and Bureau. My name is Gloria Solórzano Espinosa, I am the president of the CUT Peru Women's Network and Bureau. My own organization is the Self-Employed Women Market Traders’ Network. We are a national network within the CUT Peru Confederation of Workers, and have 16 regional area networks, with four more soon to be added.

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Hashish Mohamed

Hashish Mohamed

Staff Attorney, at Al Kamel Law, Egypt. Participant in the "International Trade Law Post-graduate Course", from 24 March 2010 to 18 June 2010

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Jeanne Calubaquib

Director for Human Resource Development, ALU-TUCP, Trade Union Congress of the Philippines. I will always cherish my experience at the ITC-ILO. I was able to learn and share with people who are passionate about their work for workers' welfare.

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Jesús A. MENACHO Piérola

Jesús A. MENACHO Piérola

Lieutenant Commander, General Directorate of Captaincies and Coastguards Peruvian Maritime Administration Participant in “Training of trainers in the application of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006”, 30 August - 10 September 2010

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José Armando Felipe Tellez Flores,

José Armando Felipe Tellez Flores,

Labour affairs editor and columnist, Diario de México, México

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Marilena Wolf Braga de Mello

Marilena Wolf Braga de Mello

Marilena Wolf Braga de Mello, a Centre participant in 2001, is a journalist, one of the foremost women covering politics.

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Martins Adriano Bardou

Martins Adriano Bardou

Head of the Labour Relations Committee , Itaipú Binacional, Brazil. Participant in the course on "International Labour Standards" (A902456) 17-28 May 2010 (Turin and Geneva)

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John Willis Frances Payne

of the Bermuda Government’s National Office for Seniors and the Physically Challenged. Mr. John Willis Frances Payne, of the Bermuda Government’s National Office for Seniors and the Physically Challenged, took part in the course entitled "Labour market inclusion of people with disabilities", in Turin, from 27 September to 8 October 2010, and sent us the following message.

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Mridha Abdul Hye

Mridha Abdul Hye

Senior Deputy Director (Training and Administration), Institute of Microfinance (InM), Bangladesh. I had the chance to attend the prestigious Boulder MFT course from 17 July to 6 August 2010.

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Rachel Zibelu-Banda

Rachel Zibelu-Banda

Another success story involving one of our participants. The following is an excerpt from a letter received from Ms Rachel Zibelu-Banda.

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Professor Chioma Kanu Agomo,

Professor Chioma Kanu Agomo,

awarded an Honorary Fellowship by Queen Mary, University of London.

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Sara Encìnas

Sara Encìnas

Education Senior Adviser, Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV), Peru. Participant in the following training activities: “ILO Skills Development Academy”, from 24 October to 4 November 2011, and “Hacer frente a los problemas de empleo juvenil” (distance learning course), from 5 September to 20 December 2011.

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Suruswadee Jaimsuwan

Suruswadee Jaimsuwan

Legal Officer, Assistant to the Inspector-General, Ministry of Labour, Thailand. Three years ago I took part in the course on participatory labour law-making, and I simply want to share a little of my good experience at work with you.

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Damián Amaro

Damián Amaro

Argentina, participant in the following course: Labour relations in the European labour market, January – May 1987. It was a privilege to take part in the course on labour relations.

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Valérie Françoise Motio Kamga

Valérie Françoise Motio Kamga

President of the “Donne Migranti Internazionali Onlus” Association

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Yolanda Soraya Apablaza Basoalto

Yolanda Soraya Apablaza Basoalto

President of the CUT in Talca Province and leader of the Staff Association of the National Sports Institute of Chile. On behalf of the Central Confederation of Workers - CUT Chile, I took part in the course on "Crisis and the international economy", in 2009, in Turin and Madrid.

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Ekanath Khatiwada

Ekanath Khatiwada

Private Sector Development Advisor, Netherlands Development Organization (SNV), Zambia

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Alpha Ngom, Senegal

Alpha Ngom, Senegal

Student in the Master’s programme in Applied Labour Economics for Development (MALED), 2010-2011, residential stage at the Turin Campus from 24 January to 13 May 2011

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Julio César Franco Pérez

Julio César Franco Pérez

Lawyer, Labour Consultant, Peru. Participant in the course entitled "Trade union training in international labour standards and the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and its follow-up".

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Hazem IBRAHIM

Hazem IBRAHIM

Secretary General for the National Council for Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour, Syrian Arab Republic, a participant in the training programme on “Labour market inclusion of people with disabilities” at the ITC-ILO, Turin, from 27 September to 8 October 2010

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Nasrin Rafiq

Nasrin Rafiq

Gender Mainstreaming Practicum Coordinator with USAID/Deloitte, Kabul, Afghanistan

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Bougadare Kone

Bougadare Kone

Specialist in Gender and Integrated Water Resource Management PARCODIEau (grassroots community participation in water policy dialogue in Burkina Faso), Project CEDRES, Ougadougou University

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John Manzongo

John Manzongo

Labour Reporter, The Herald Newspaper, Zimbabwe,

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Hossain M.Shahadat

Hossain M.Shahadat

Education & Research Secretary, Bangladesh Labour Federation-BLF (Affiliated to ITUC)

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Elias Kassaye

Elias Kassaye

Team Leader – IT Training, United Nations ECA

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Alipate Waqairawai

Alipate Waqairawai

Assistant General Manager, Member Services, Fiji National Provident Fund and participant in the 2012 Academy on Social Security

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Estelle Loiseau

Estelle Loiseau

Interview with Ms Estelle Loiseau, Wikigender Project Coordinator, participant in the workshop on “Gender equality for development effectiveness”, 3-7 June 2013.

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Nataliya Nikolova

Nataliya Nikolova

Freelance researcher in youth development, migration studies and assessor at the National Centre for the Development of Human Resources – Bulgaria and participant in “Building Effective Youth Investment Programmes –issues for project design” , 5-11.10.2008

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Marcelle Franco Espíndola BARROS and her husband, Guilherme Freire de Melo BARROS

Marcelle Franco Espíndola BARROS and her husband, Guilherme Freire de Melo BARROS

Marcelle Franco Espíndola BARROS and her husband, Guilherme Freire de Melo BARROS, two Brazilian participants in the “Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Trade Law - Contracts and Dispute Resolutions”, followed the same course of studies before getting married and participated in the TSD Master as a married couple.

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Azam Nausheen

Azam Nausheen

Message from Azam Nausheen, Knowledge Management Officer/ Gender Trainer NRSP-Institute of Rural Management (IRM), Islamabad, Pakistan, participant in the 2011 Gender Academy.

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Ekanath Khatiwada

Ekanath Khatiwada

Ekanath Khatiwada graduated with an MSc in Strategic Planning from the Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University, UK, on 30 September 2013.

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John Suzyo Banda

John Suzyo Banda

National Coordinator of a project in youth employment in Zambia and participant in the “Validation Workshop of the Training Package on Decent Work for Youth”

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Tojiddin JURAZODA

Tojiddin JURAZODA

Interview with Mr. Tojiddin JURAZODA, Project Coordinator, Project Coordination Group at the Office of the President of Tajikistan. Project: Strengthening Result-Based Monitoring and Evaluation for Better Migration Management.

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Ramon Fernando Carranza Discua

Ramon Fernando Carranza Discua

Undersecretary of State at the Ministry or Labour and Social Security, Honduras, who participated in the “International Labour Standards” training activity from 19 to 27 May

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Zoraida Chong

Zoraida Chong

Panamanian student for the Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development.

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Nashwan Majeed

Nashwan Majeed

Mechanical Engineer, Director of Public Procurement, Ministry of Higher Education, Erbil, Kurdistan

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Kamran Khan

Kamran Khan

ADDL. DY. MANAGER (PROCUREMENT), LESCO, Lahore Electric Supply Company, Pakistan and Participant in Programme: Works Procurement Management, 14-18 May 2012

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Remy Maurice Ufitinema

Remy Maurice Ufitinema

Winner of the Media for Labour Rights in Rwanda prize for journalism, in the framework of the ITCILO project on “Awareness-raising and capacity-building on human rights in Rwanda, with an emphasis on labour rights”,[1] co-funded by the European Union Interview with Mr Remy Maurice Ufitinema Awarded the prize for his article Maternity leave: Rwandan women workers divided between reason and health, Remy Maurice Ufitinema currently serves as news editor for Rwanda Television.

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Ms Rumbidzai KATSANDE

Ms Rumbidzai KATSANDE

Interview with Ms Rumbidzai KATSANDE, HR & Labour Specialist and Secretary General of the Employment Council for the Harare Municipal Undertaking, Ministry of Labour. Participant in programme “Strengthening and Re-engineering Labour Administration and Labour Inspection”, Turin, 10 to 21 November 2014

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Cheryl Alphonse

Cheryl Alphonse

Senior Cooperation Officer at the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources Development of the Republic of Seychelles

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Diepriye Dimkpa Douglas

Diepriye Dimkpa Douglas

Procurement Manager, Greater Port Harcourt City Development Authority, Port Harcourt; NIGERIA , and participant in Procurement management in the public sector, 2014

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Mathieu Lompo

Mathieu Lompo

Procurement Specialist at Catholic Relief Services - Burkina Faso Programme Master in Governance and Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development (Master en Gouvernance et Management des Marches Public en appui au Développement Durable) - 2013/2014 Academic Year

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Suzanne C. Ndomba

Suzanne C. Ndomba

Legal Services Manager Association of Tanzania Employers (ATE)

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Indika Karunaratne

Indika Karunaratne

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

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Kwami Selom Holacio Amevoh

Kwami Selom Holacio Amevoh

Procurement Specialist, Procurement and Supply Chain Department, Office of Togolese Revenues, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Lomé, TOGO

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Tamar Lominadze

Tamar Lominadze

Head of e-Learning Centre, Georgian Technical University, Tbilisi, Georgia

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Alberto Alemanno

Alberto Alemanno

Former Turin Centre student among the 2015 Young Global Leaders

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Krittiya Sintupongphan

Krittiya Sintupongphan

UNICEF,Thailand – participant in the Master in Management of Development, during the Inauguration of the 2015 academic year at the ITCILO’s Turin School of Development (TSD)

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Hugo Alonso Bahamon Fernandez

Hugo Alonso Bahamon Fernandez

nter-American Development Bank, Colombia, - participant in the Master en Patrimonio Mundial Y Proyectos Culturales para el Desarrollo

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Thiery Tsou Fematouo

Thiery Tsou Fematouo

résidence de la République - Ministère des Marchés Publics, Cameroon, and participant in the “Master in Gouvernance et Management des Marché Publics en Appui au Développement Durable”, during the Inauguration of the 2015 academic year at the ITCILO’s Turin School of Development (TSD)

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Bermet Musakozhoeva

Bermet Musakozhoeva

Director of the CLMU APAP- Credit Line Management Unit/ Agricultural Productivity Assistance Project, PIU CB PFM – Project Implementation Unit for Capacity Building in Public Financial Management, PIU CB PSIA - Project Implementation Unit for Capacity Building: Public Sector Internal Audit, Bishkek, KYRGYZSTAN

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Zuhra Sahar

Zuhra Sahar

Zuhra Sahar participated in the 2014 training activity for UN Gender Focal Points, “Empowering UN System Gender Focal Points (BLENDED)”, on 21 July to 29 August 2014

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Surabhi Kumar & Aoun Abbas

Surabhi Kumar & Aoun Abbas

Interview with two participants in the training activity on “Communicating labour rights: a training course for media professionals”, held in Turin on 2 to 6 November 2015

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J. Solomon

J. Solomon

General Secretary, National Union of Bank Employees (NUBE), Malaysia

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Eduardo Rodríguez Calderón

Eduardo Rodríguez Calderón

ACTRAV specialist in the ILO Office for the Andean Countries in Lima

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Md. Amanullah

Md. Amanullah

Speech delivered by Md. Amanullah, participant in the Master in Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development, at the Inauguration of the 2016 academic year at the ITCILO’s Turin School of Development (TSD)

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Ana María López and Gloriana Turcios

Ana María López and Gloriana Turcios

Speeches from Ms Ana María López from Mexico and Ms Gloriana Turcios from Costa Rica, participants in the Master’s in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development, during the opening of academic year 2016 at the School of Development in Turin, ITC-ILO

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Philibert Ramaroson

Philibert Ramaroson

Speech by Mr Philibert RAMAROSON - participant in the Master in Occupational Health and Safety, 4th Edition (2015-2016), at the start of the 2016 academic year at the Turin School of Development (TSD) of the International Training Centre of the ILO

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Gbeme Horace Kollie

Gbeme Horace Kollie

Female and male perspectives: we wish to share two interviews with participants from the same training activity on “Gender and Organizational Change”. Interview with Ms. Gbeme Horace Kollie, Deputy Minister, Government of the Republic of Liberia, and Turin Centre participant

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Toure Sultan Abdoul Karim

Toure Sultan Abdoul Karim

Female and male perspectives: we wish to share two interviews with participants from the same training activity on “Gender and Organizational Change”. Interview with Mr. TOURE Sultan Abdoul Karim, Technical Adviser to the General Director, Planning Department of the Ministry of Planning and Development, Côte d'Ivoire, and Turin Centre participant

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