Capacity building training for North and South Sudan

The Sergio Vieira de Mello Library in partnership with UNEP Post Conflict Branch, Geneva are conducting a capacity building training programme for 4 Sudanese; 2 who are working for SECs (Northern Sudan) and 2 from Ministry of Environment, Government of Southern Sudan. The training which started on 20th November and will end on 1st December 2006 is geared towards equipping the Information Professionals with various library and information management aspects. The training will mainly focus on how to set up two environmental information centers in North and South Sudan, and keep them proactive and operational in meeting the specific information needs of their users, especially through outreach and promotion programmes. Other areas of training are; Public Information flow, Internet searching, Web design, use of Integrated Library Management Systems, Cataloguing, Managing of Information centers among many other beneficial areas.