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IMF to Open Regional Training Center for Sub-Saharan Africa in Mauritius

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) plans to establish a Regional Training Center (RTC) for Sub-Saharan Africa in Mauritius. RTCs elsewhere in the world have facilitated the training of government officials on the formulation and implementation of macroeconomic policies as well as related statistical and legal frameworks. With support of donors, such centers and programs are

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IMF’s Africa Training Institute Starts Operations in Mauritius

The IMF’s Africa Training Institute started operations today, welcoming 28 participants from sub-Saharan Africa to its first training course in Pointe aux Piments, Mauritius. The two-week course is focused on Economic Issues in Regional Integration. The Africa Training Institute plans to train over 200 officials per year through eight two-week courses. “Today, we are opening

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IMF and Mauritius Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Create Africa Training Institute

International Monetary Fund Deputy Managing Director Nemat Shafik and the authorities of Mauritius signed a Memorandum of Understanding today on Mauritius’ support for the IMF’s new Africa Training Institute. The Memorandum specifies the contribution that Mauritius is providing, which covers the costs of accommodating and training over 200 sub-Saharan African country officials per year through

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IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Exchanges Financing Documents with Mauritius for New Africa Training Institute

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and the Mauritian authorities exchanged letters of understanding today formalizing Mauritius’ commitment to help finance the IMF’s new Africa Training Institute, serving sub-Saharan Africa. Mauritius has committed to provide substantial support through contributions to a dedicated multi-donor trust fund at the IMF, and in-kind contributions including the provision

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Inauguration of the African Training Institute, 26 of June

The official inauguration of the Africa Training Institute (ATI) will take place on June 26 in ATIs facilities in Ebene, Mauritius. The event will be hosted by the IMF Deputy Managing Director, Mr. Min Zhu, and senior officials of the Mauritius government. The inauguration will be followed by a high-level conference on capacity building priorities

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HIGH-LEVEL COURSE on Transition to a Forward-Looking Monetary Policy Framework, June 23-25

The Africa Training Institute (ATI) and the IMF Institute for Capacity Development (ICD) are offering a three-day seminar on Transition to a Forward-Looking Monetary Policy Framework for senior-level central bank officials. The seminar will be held at the ATI premises in Ebene, Mauritius during June 23-25, 2014. The seminar is part of a multi-year project

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Course on Core Elements of Banking Supervision, June 9-20

The course aims at bringing together officials involved in both micro- and macro-prudential supervision. The course will review developments in both areas of supervision and regulation so that practitioners on both sides remain informed about developments in their own area and on the other side. The course will highlight practical challenges that supervisors meet. Topics

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