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ASSIST Gathers in Vietnam for Planning Meeting and Centre of Excellence Inauguration

The entire management team of ASSIST convened from February 27 to March 1, 2013, in the Ho Chi Minh Office for the scheduled planning meeting and official launch of Centre of Excellence.

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ASSIST Conducts a Series of Train-the-Trainer Workshops in China

Within the PROTECT (Proper Handling and Testing of Chemical and Toxic Substances) project framework, ASSIST carried out three 3-day Train-the-Trainer (ToT) workshops in Suzhou, Guangzhou and Tianjin (China) January, 2013.

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AIM Project Commences in China

ASSIST officially kicked off the DEG-funded AIM (Awareness and Capacity Building to Improve Quality and Environment Management Standards) project in a launching ceremony held in Kunshan, China on January 10, 2013, followed by a series of awareness sessions conducted on January 11, 18, 22 and 25.

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PUMA-ASSIST Joint Project Culminates in Awards Ceremony

CONSERV (Conservation of Environmental Resources in Vietnam) project was wrapped up during the Awarding Ceremony and Best Practice Forum on January 25, 2013, at Grand Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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ASSIST supported the Inauguration of PCVC’s Recovery and Healing Centre for Burn Survivors

ASSIST partner, The International Foundation for Crime Prevention and Victim Care (PCVC) held the inauguration of their new Recovery and Healing Centre for Burn Survivors at the YMCA Hall ‘Reflections’ in Chennai, India on April 19, 2013.

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PRO-FIT kicks-off Diploma in Food Safety Management

PROmoting Food Industry Competitiveness Training Program (PRO-FIT) PPP project held its Diploma in Food Safety Management (DFSM) Opening Ceremony at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City on April 16, 2013.

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ASSIST launches community health improvement project in Ho Chi Minh

ASSIST Mekong officially kicked off the DEG-supported HEALTHY (Training Professionals to Improve Community Health) project through a launching ceremony held in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam last November 1, 2012.

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Justice and Healing Project culmination event gathers advocates and duty-bearers

Justice and Healing, the two-year project supported by the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights Program (EIDHR) ended with a conference that gathered women’s rights advocates last November 28, 2012 at the Bayview Park Hotel in Ermita, Manila.

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ACIDLoop

Sustainable production through market penetration of closed loop technologies in the metal finishing industry

Small and Medium players (SMEs) constitute a major part of the ancillary industry (dealing primarily with metal finishing, electroplating and all types of metal surface treatments) which feeds the growing demand of the flourishing automobile industry in India.

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ASSIST launches Ten Photos to Shake the World National Photo Competition anew

Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation, an international non-profit organization based in the Philippines launched the 2nd Run of the Ten Photos to Shake the World Nationwide Photo Competition on August 6, 2012. Entries may be submitted until the new deadline, November 15, 2012.

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2nd Ten Photos to Shake the World National Photo Competition winners announced

ASSIST, an international non-profit organization based in the Philippines closed the 2nd Run of the Ten Photos to Shake the World Nationwide Photo Competition with an awarding ceremony last December 10, 2012 at the Ayala Museum.

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PRO-FIT initiative holds Training of Trainers

Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) initiative PRO-FIT (Promoting Food Industry Competitiveness Training Program) conducted a training of trainers last July 30 to August 24, 2012 at the University of the Philippines Institute for Small-Scale Industries in Quezon City.

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SAFE Cambodia ends with a Best Practice Forum

The Structured Program to Achieve Food Safety Excellence in Cambodia (SAFE Cambodia)initiative culminated with a Best Practice Forum held August 3, 2012 in Phnom Penh.

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2nd Ten Photos to Shake the World opens today!

We are accepting entries to the 2nd Ten Photos to Shake the World National Photo Competition starting today until September 13, 2012.

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ASSIST partners with TechSoup Asia for Design Thinking Session

Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) is proud to have hosted a design thinking session in cooperation with TechSoup Asia last August 1 to 2, at the ASSIST Conference Room.

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LEAP Indonesia Project Hosts Review Forum

To ensure that the project is moving forward, beneficiaries are implementing the required controls per schedule and objectives are fully met, the LEAP Indonesia implementers Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) and PT TUV NORD Indonesia held a review forum last June 26 and 28 in Jakarta’s Hotel IBIS and Medan’s Hotel Aryaduta, respectively.

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