The aim of this Advanced International Training Programme (ITP) is to give an overall perspective of chemicals management, including the advantages and disadvantages of different ways of organising roles and responsibilities through legislation. It is specially designed for people qualified to participate in major reform processes on different levels and employed in ministries and authorities with a mandate to run change processes. The programme offers support to enhance, adapt and maintain capacity over time in order for an organisation to define and achieve goals in both the short- and long-term. Participants will learn about the latest developments in their area of work under the supervision of skilled Swedish colleagues and experts, have the opportunity to develop a network of colleagues from other countries and enhance their knowledge of new working methods. The methodology used is based on the assumption that participant’s organisation wish to make changes and are willing to invest its own resources to achieve these changes.
Thematic training within the International Capacity Development Programme – Developing Strategies for National Chemicals Management. Prioritized countries for the training are Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.
This is a four-day course in risk assessment and risk management of chemicals. The training will focus on in-depth risk assessment principles, using relevant scenarios and is intended for participants with some knowledge of hazardous chemicals. The training is funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). Training is on site in Lusaka, Zambia with experts from the Swedish Chemicals Agency (KemI).