Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)


The IORA and ISA are offering the following training opportunities:

The objective of the ISA is to design and implement mechanisms to build capacity for developing states, in accordance with its mandate under UNCLOS. For more information, please visit the attached link for the ISA Contractor’s Training Programme

Training Opportunity Application Deadline
BGR – PMS – 2x at-sea & post cruise, Geophysics (2024) 05 July 2024
IFREMER – PMN – 2x Internships (2025) 27 September 2024
CIIC – PMN – 1x Masters Fellowship (2025) 19 November 2024
JOGMEC – CFC – 5x on-land & at-sea (2025) 27 November 2024
CIIC – PMN – 2x Seminar (2025) 8 December 2024


Mode of Applications

Applications for the above trainings must be submitted online. After applying, please send the names to the IORA Desk Officer at the Foreign Affairs Department – Regional Affairs. You can email the details to


The information contained in this advert has been provided to the Foreign Affairs Department by the IORA Secretariat and should not be construed as being information provided by the Foreign Affairs Department. The Foreign Affairs Department is not liable for any loss that may arise from any decision by the applicant to apply for the above role or from any action taken by the applicant as a result of the information set out in this advert.

International organisations usually keep the Foreign Affairs Department informed of exchanges with applicants. Therefore, for reason of security, applicants are advised to keep the relevant officer at the Foreign Affairs Department in copy of all correspondence with the organization concerned.

In our experience, international organizations will not request for payment of any sorts from applicants.