Our programmes build capacity for delegates, government officials and national change agents to develop their skills and enhance their effectiveness in the areas of public finance, trade and intellectual property.

The training gives me the confidence to make a difference and improve our Ministry’s outputs.

Build and Customize Your Training

Tailor your finance and trade-focused programme! We can develop and deliver training covering various areas such as:

  • Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Capital Market Development and Regulation
  • Central Banking and Monetary Policy
  • Equity Markets
  • Good Governance
  • International Contracts and Loan Agreements
  • International Intellectual Property Law
  • Microfinance
  • Multilateral Trade Negotiations
  • Public Debt Management
  • Public Financial Management
  • Public Procurement
  • Public Funds
  • Risk Management

The Programme has established strategic partnerships with regional training institutions, intergovernmental organizations, and UN agencies in order to leverage respective strengths and to better respond to beneficiaries’ capacity development needs.

Our projects under Finance and Trade

Below are our projects in the areas of finance and trade.

Foreign Aid Training Programme

The UNITAR Hiroshima Office has developed a high-level Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting of Foreign Aid Training Programme which aims to strengthen the capacity and enhance the effectiveness and professional skills of a core group of senior government officials. Through an overview of the monitoring and evaluation framework, with practical exercises on implementing, monitoring, conducting evaluations and developing action plans. In addition, this programme provides exposure to best practices in implementing foreign aid strategies, as well as uniquely incorporate an examination of both European and Asian donor nation portfolios, thereby highlighting challenges and opportunities presented by respective cultural and regional scenarios.

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International Economics and Finance Training Programme


Bringing together experts and scholars from both the public and private sectors, including representatives from regional economic giants such as Japan, India and China, the UNITAR Hiroshima International Economics and Finance Training Programme explores a systematic analysis of specific government policies in the Asia-Pacific region in order to emphasise means by which countries undergoing post-conflict reconstruction can attract foreign capital to facilitate more effective economic policy.

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Mustofi Public Financial Management Training Programme


The UNITAR Hiroshima Training Programme on Public Financial Management is designed to support provincial and central Chief Financial Directors to strengthen Public Financial Administration at the subnational level. It provides participants with a peer-to-peer exchange with national and prefectural government counterparts and to learn about best practices within Japan and in particular the Hiroshima Prefecture.

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Online Courses on Public Finance, Trade and Intellectual Property

For inquiries, please email pft-elearning@unitar.org | Secure online payment by credit card is available.

2019 Online Courses (more courses to be added shortly)

Community of Practice for Finance Officials

The Community of Practice for Finance Officials project - in collaboration with the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) – aims to ensure that the networking and sharing of good practices remains active, even after a training event has taken place.

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