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Hrdc’s Tafa Elected To Executive Committee Of Iftdo Council

Publishing Date : 17 April, 2018

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Meshack Tafa, Chief Operations Officer at the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) recently attended the International Federation of Training and Development Organisations (IFTDO) 47th Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The Conference ran in conjunction with the Annual General Meeting of the IFTDO Council. Having been nominated to stand for election by HRDC’s CEO Dr Raphael Dingalo, Tafa was unanimously elected in to the Council by members present at the AGM, for a two-year term (2019-2020). HRDC became a member of the IFTDO in 2017 and is in consultation with relevant authority to host the international conference in 2022.Dubai Police hosted this years’ conference under the theme ’Future is Today / Creating Happiness at the Workplace’.

The United Nations (UN) Department of Public Information and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) accredited IFTDO as a Non-Government Organisation. A diversified network of human resource management and development organisations, IFTDO links Human Resource (HR) professionals in HR societies, corporations, universities, consultancies, government organisations and enterprises.

Through its member organisations it represents more than 500,000 professionals in over 50 countries. IFTDO was founded in Geneva, Switzerland in 1972 in order to develop and maintain a worldwide network committed to identify, develop and transfer knowledge, skills and technology to enhance personal growth, human performance, productivity and sustainable development.

Among the benefits that HRDC will gain from this membership is access to extensive network of HRD professionals and sharing of leading edge trends. There are extensive opportunities to publish and present to a large, diverse global audience both inside of the IFTDO community and externally.

The IFTDO enables access to the important publications of some of internationally respected member organisations as well as access to information about global events, access to world thinking and practices through global network projects and research through their website.  The IFTDO also represents the profession through its affiliation with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.



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