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Training programme Sri Lanka kicks off

14 November 2018 - 11:06

Clingendael is welcoming a group of civil servants exclusively from Sri Lanka for a two-week training programme on ‘Blue Economy, sustainability and the Law of the Sea'.

Upcoming training courses

12 Sep - 30 Nov 2018 The Hague
8 Oct - 26 Nov 2018 The Hague
19 - 22 Nov 2018 The Hague

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26 Nov 2018 The Hague
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