Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

Israel Offers Economic and Financial Planning for Rural Development Scholarships

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Service): October 7, 1997 - The Embassy of Israel announces the availability of scholarships for the International Course on Economic and Financial Planning for Rural Development through Computer usage which will be held at the International Institute between January 5 and February 19, 1997.

The workshop is designed for leaders of rural communities actively engaged in economic and social development of rural areas as well as for senior staff of governmental and non-governmental agencies for rural and co-operative development.

Candidates must be sponsored by an appropriate co-operative, trade-union, community organization, development agency, government department or educational institution.

Completed applications should reach the Embassy of Israel in Canberra no later than November 3, 1997.

The Office of Administrative Services (OAS) is coordinating the distribution of applications and forwarding of completed applications to the Israeli Embassy in Canberra, Australia.

Interested applicant(s) may contact Chief, Training Division, P.O. Box 35, Palikir Station, F.M. 96941 or call Telephone No. (691) 320-2618 or Fax No. (691) 320-5693.

For further information on this release, please contact:

FSM Office of the President
Public Information: Press, Radio, Video
P.O Box 34
Palikir Station, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Tel.: (691) 320-2548/2092
Fax.: (691) 320-4356