MTCP was officially launched on 7 September 1980 at the State Commonwealth Headquarters Meeting in New Delhi to signify Malaysia’s commitment to the South-South Cooperation, in particular to share CCM development experiences and expertise with other developing countries. Based on the belief that development of a country depends on the quality of human resources, MTCP emphasizes on the development of human resources through provision of training in various areas which are essential for a country’s development such as public administration, good governance, health services, education, sustainable development, agriculture, poverty eradication, investment promotion, ICT and banking.
Every year, more than 100 Programs are offered are offered by more than 79 MTCP Training Institutions, many of the countries are the Center of Excellence. Since its launching, more than 29,000 participants from 140 countries have benefited from the various programs offered under the MTCP.
• To share development experience with other countries;
• To strengthen bilateral relations between Malaysia and other developing countries;
• To promote South-South Cooperation (SSC);
• To promote technical cooperation among developing countries(TCDC).
Co-operative College of Malaysia (CCM)
As the sole co-operative education institution in Malaysia, CCM has been entrusted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to conduct the 'Certificate in Co-operative Management' course. This serves as recognition by the Malaysia government to advocate the co-operative sector as the third engine of growth for Malaysia after the public and private sectors.