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Contact Details

Mohammad Shafiee bin Haji Mohd Kassim

Acting Director

Department of International Organisations

Tel: (673) 2261177/2261291

Fax: (673) 2262070

email: shafiee.kassim@mfa.gov.bn

 

Hajah Masurai binti Haji Masri

Deputy Head of Mission

Technical Assistance Division.

Tel: (673) 2261177

Fax: (673) 2230903

email: masurai.masri@mfa.gov.bn

 

Nazirah Hj Zaini

Assistant Director

Department of International Organisations

Tel:(673) 2261177

Fax:(673) 2262070

email: nazirah.zaini@mfa.gov.bn

 

Jihan Nabilah binti DP Haji Awang Abdul Rahman

Research Officer

Department of International Organisations​

Tel: (673) 2261177

Fax: (673) 2262070
email:jihan.rahman@mfa.gov.bn 

 

Pengiran Asnawi Arbi bin Pengiran DP Haji Sharifuddin

Research Officer

Department of International Organisations

Tel: (673) 2261177

Fax: (673) 2262070

email: asnawi.sharifuddin@mfa.gov.bn


Background



  • Launched by Commonwealth Heads of Government in 1971 as a mutual fund. The Commonwealth Fund for Technical Co-operation (CFTC) provides technical assistance in support of economic growth, poverty reduction and sustainable development.
  • The CFTC has an annual budget of around £29 million, which is resourced by voluntary contributions from Commonwealth member governments.
  • CFTC programmes are mostly demand-led basis and assistance is targeted towards helping member countries acquire knowledge and institutional capacity to address their own developing priorities – set within the framework of the Millennium Development Goals.
        
The CFTC's Focus on

Areas such as...

- Trade capacity building.

- Public sector reform and

  governance.

- Economic and financial

  management.

- Enterprise and private-

  sector development.

- Supporting institutional

  capacity building in a wide

  range of areas including for

  the promotion of

  democracy, the rule of law

  and human rights.

- Gender mainstreaming and

  equality.

- Health and education.

- Niche areas.

- Technical support at the

  regional and pan-

  Commonwealth level and

  policy development and

  advocacy of

  Commonwealth interest.
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