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JAMAICA, Kingston (2 November 2015) - - Japan Oil, Gas, and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) is offering five training places on board a research vessel for candidates from developing States, pursuant to the terms of the contract for exploration for cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts between JOGMEC and the International Seabed Authority.
JOGMEC will pay for a round-trip airline ticket (economy class), and provide local travel, meals and accommodations in Japan and on-board within the scope of the training programme, as well as travel insurance with medical coverage.
Members of the Authority are invited to nominate qualified candidates, who must be from developing countries, for the training programme.
The at-sea training programme is scheduled between May and June in 2016 for a duration of about 40 days: 3 days for the pre-cruise training, 30 days for the at-sea training and 7 days for the post-cruise training.
The objectives of the training programme are for the capacity building of trainees from developing States through on-board works and environmental survey techniques for cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts. The goals are to develop planning skills for marine environmental baseline studies, to acquire experience of on-board works and to develop skills for data analysis and interpretation.
Submission of nominations/application should be in one of the official languages of the Authority in electronic format to: firstname.lastname@example.org and should be received by 31 December 2015.
The programme will be conducted in collaboration with Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) and be composed of three phases:
Applicants should meet the following requirement:
The trainees are required to submit reports on the outcome of their training to JOGMEC as well as the Authority, and sign a confidentiality agreement with JOGMEC.