Spain to provide US$3 million to train Angolan municipal staff

28 June 2011

Luanda, Angola, 28 June – Spain’s ambassador to Angola, José Maria Castroviejo, said Monday in Luanda that the Spanish government had earmarked US$3 million to train Angolan staff.

At the end of a seminar on the role of companies in Angola’s development, the ambassador said that the funds would be spent on training municipal staff on how to manage funds attributed by the central government.

According to José Maria Castroviejo, Spain cooperates with Angola in several sectors, and provides funding whenever necessary for training health and education, public administration and other professionals.

Amongst other subjects, the seminar’s participants discussed corporate social responsibility, companies as development players, good corporate social responsibility practices, public-private partnerships and the Angolan business programme and sustainable business development. (macauhub)