UNISDR has invested significant resources in the Staff development and training program. An important number of staff have made full and good use of these opportunities and positive feedback has been given. […] I emphasize that to offer the Skills Development workshops (Presentation, Facilitation, Communication, Management, Leadership, etc.) is a strategic objective for our organisation, and a response to your requests and expressed needs and verified by managers. I urge all Staff and all Supervisors not only to make the effort and take the time to follow these courses but to fully commit to carry through the program.