Banking and Finance in Small States: Issues and Policies Malta-Commonwealth Training Workshop
Banking and Finance in Small States: Issues and Policies
16-27 May 2004

The Islands and Small States Institute of the Foundation for International Studies and the Department of Banking and Finance of  the University of Malta in collaboration with the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malta will be organising a training workshop on "Banking and Finance in Small States: Issues and Policies" as part of the Malta-Commonwealth Third Country Training Programme. Many Commonwealth countries will be participating which include Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Fiji, Mauritius,  Seychelles, Tonga, Zambia and others.

The Workshop will be inaugurated by the Hon. Tonio Fenech, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Finance.

The course will take place between 16 and 27 May, at the Foundation for International Studies, St Paul Street, Valletta. The aim of the course is to disseminate knowledge and provide training on banking and finance, covering a variety of themes with a focus on small states. The course will enable the participants to benefit form the sharing of ideas and experiences during discussions.

The course is primarily intended for officials, at senior and middle management levels, operating in banking and financial institutions or in the public sector. Participants should normally be nominated by the national governments of small states members of the Commonwealth, and sponsored by the Commonwealth Fund for Technical Co-operation.

Further information can be obtained from the  Administrator, Islands and Small States Institute, Tel/Fax: 21248218; email: