Jordan university ties up with Unitar
Amman, April 24, 2013
Jordan-based Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University (Tagiuni) said it has signed a co-operation agreement with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (Unitar) to provide quality education and training.
As per the agreement, Tagiuni will provide a range of online, capacity building professional programs offered by Unitar in Public Finance, Trade, and Governance.
The agreement was signed by Dr Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, the president of Tagiuni and Babar Kamal, the manager of the Public Finance and Trade Program at Unitar at Tagiuni's regional office in Amman.
Commenting on the deal, Dr Abu-Ghazaleh said, "The demand for quality education is indeed growing and in sucha a scenario, online education is the best way to meet this demand. The changing paradigm to provide education is challenging, and this co-operation is an important step in establishing a strong alliance of online education providers."
Kamal characterized the partnership as “strategic and timely,” stating: “This partnership is between two equals. I think this is a revolutionary and innovative partnership which will leverage the best of both our institutions in providing training and learning opportunities to a large sector of society."
The signing ceremony was also attended by the Indian Ambassador to Jordan RR Dash who congratulated Tagiuni on this historic signing ceremony with the training executing body of UN.
“Knowledge is power. This agreement is a great step forward in imparting knowledge, and it will pave the way for greater partnership and understanding,” said Dash.
Unitar is a training arm of the UN System, serving some 27,000 beneficiaries annually by conducting more than 400 capacity development and research activities around the world.-TradeArabia News Service