UXO LAO – CMAC SUCCESSFUL COMPLETED THE FOURTH ON-THE-JOB-TRAINING
The fourth theme of exchange focused on “Technology Application and Methodology Development; Survey and Clearance and SOP” and was carried out through four-weeks-on-the-job-training, including two weeks in Cambodia and two weeks in Lao PDR
There were 11 participants attending the whole course of four-week on-the-job-training, 5 for CMAC and 6 for UXO Lao and they are working core persons who are working in operation sections in CMAC and UXO Lao Headquarters and Provincial offices/Demining units.
The first session took place from 24th April – 5th June 2016 at CMAC Headquarters in Phnom Penh, Demining Unit 5 and UXO site visit in Kompong Cham province, Technical Institute of Mine Action and Harvesting Program Site in Kompong Chhnang province. The second session in Laos took place from 22nd May – 02nd June 2016 at UXO Lao Headquarters in Vientiane and Xiengkhuang Province.
In addition to the training program, both sides organized for city sightseeing on weekends of the first week of training, participants were given a chance to visit various tourist and historical sites in Siem Reap province, Vientiane capital and Xiengkhuang province.
On the last day, all training participants had share what they have gained from four-week on-the-job-training with UXO Lao and CMAC management, along with Senior representatives of JICA Lao office and representative from JICA Cambodia office. At the end of the closing ceremony, certificates of completion were distributed to all training participants, handed-over by UXO Lao Director Mr. Thiphasone SOUKHATHAMMAVONG, and H.E. Mr. Ek BOLIN, Director of Support and Human Resource of CMAC and Mr. Shunsuke SAKUDO, Senior Representative of JICA in Lao PDR at UXO Lao Headquarter.