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PEMSEA and ASSIST ASIA launch ‘Our Oceans, Our Home’ photo contest for World Oceans Day

Protection of our shared coasts and oceans takes center stage next month with World Oceans Day on June 8th and the gathering of delegates from around the world at the United Nations Headquarters for the UN Ocean Conference from June 5-9.

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ASSIST book bags gold in 52nd Anvil Awards

ASSIST in Anvil Awards

MAKATI City, Philippines – The Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST)’s Bagong Yugto ng Buhay (Bayuhay) coffee table book received a Gold Award in the 52nd Anvil Awards on Friday, March 10, at the Rizal Ballroom of Makati Shangri-La Manila.

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ASSIST officially launches SOURCe in Nepal

On 24th February 2016, ASSIST, in association with SIDEC-Nepal, launched a new project called SOURCe at Thapathalli, Kathmandu, Nepal. The aim of SOURCe is to supply unpolluted clean drinking water to rural communities in Nepal.

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AIDF Asia Summit 2016 to focus on improving health resilience and addressing challenges to safe drinking water and sanitation

London, 24 March 2016: In light of the United Nations World Water Day, the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) Asia Summit 2016 emphasises the importance of freshwater and sanitation in transforming societies and economies while improving livelihoods.

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AIDF Asia Summit 2016

The Aid & International Development Forum Asia Summit returns to Bangkok on 21-22 June 2016, once again uniting leading humanitarian aid and development experts in the region.

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Join the competition! Youth4Asia Solutions Search on Citizenship and Governance

The ADB NGOC’s Youth Initiative and ASSIST have launched the 4th installment of the Youth4Asia Solutions Search. All youth-led or youth-focused organizations with projects on Citizenship and Governance across Asia and the Pacific are invited to apply.

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We are Hiring: Development Partnerships and Projects Manager

Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) is in need of a Development Partnerships and Projects Manager.

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DSDS 2015: Thank You!

Thank you, once again, for joining us at the DSDS 2015! We hope the event allowed you to engage in dynamic and strategic discussions; create connections and strengthen relations; and exchange knowledge to accelerate inclusive development through ICT innovative solutions.

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Digital Strategies for Development Summit 2015

Technology for development took the center stage at the 2nd Digital Strategies for Development Summit (DSDS), held at Waterfront Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines on Sept. 22 to 24.

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We Are Hiring!

Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) is in need of applicants for the following positions...

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UPLIFT Project concludes with a Best Practices Forum in Indonesia

ASSIST, together with TÜV-NORD Indonesia and SEQUA, closed UPLIFT project through a Best Practices Forum in Jakarta, Indonesia on May 19, 2015.

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SUSTAIN Project formally concludes

On May 25, 2015 at the Hotel Duke in Madurai, India, SUSTAIN Project formally concluded. It was attended by around 40 people from different parts of Tamil Nadu. Among the participants were farmers, companies, and Bayer and ASSIST representatives.

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SAVE Project Executive Forum in China

Three days were allotted by PUMA’s Stefan Seidel and Ray Niu, ASSIST’s Aru David and Jordan Ng, and 46 representatives from 24 factories for the SAVE Project Executive Forum at the Winner Way Hotel in Dong Guan, China.

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ACIDLOOP Project Conducts Workshop on Resource Efficiency Measures Implementation

A one-day major workshop on the implementation of resource efficiency measures was held at Hotel Jayapuspham in India on May 15, 2015 to present the various resource efficiency measures that were already implemented, as well as the savings that were achieved...

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Indonesia Medika tops Youth4Asia Health and Hygiene Call

The second installment of the Youth4Asia Solutions Search called for initiatives by the youth and by organizations focusing on the youth across Asia Pacific. This time, solutions working to improve health and access to sanitation...

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ADB NGOC, in partnership with ASSIST, organizes a forum on ICT for Inclusive Development

Representatives from the private sector, youth groups, and government actively participated in “The Great Equalizer: ICT for Inclusive Development” – a forum, jointly organized by ADB NGO and Civil Society Center (NGOC) and ASSIST. 

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ASSIST launches TPSW India 2015

ASSIST launched the Indian leg of its Ten Photos to Shake the World 2015 (TPSW) on April 1 to help capture the inspiring initiatives, trials and successes of the clean and green India mission.

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F4L, CAC: Sport for Social Impact

Football for Life Head Coach, Patty Caceres, recalls her experience assisting Coaches Across Continents during a 3-day football seminar at Visayas State University in Baybay City, Leyte.

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ASSIST holds Energy Efficiency Professional Training for ENERGIE Project

As a part of the ENERGIE project, ASSIST organized an Energy Efficiency Professional Training program earlier this month which aims to inform companies and industries on the different methods of energy efficiency and various international standards for its accomplishment...

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