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DEG Vice President to headline ASSIST Mekong Learning and Networking Session
Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) Mekong and the German Business Association (GBA) will hold a Learning and Networking Session on November 10, 2011 in Vietnam. DEG VP Hans-Joachim Hebgen is guest speaker.
Hans-Joachim Hebgen, First Vice President for Special Programs of the DEG (Deutsche Investitions-
For queries, please contact ASSIST Mekong Project Manager Truong Thi Thuy Vy by emailing email@example.com.
DEG is a member of the KfW Bankengruppe (KfW banking group), which finances investments of private companies in developing and transition countries. As one of Europe's largest development finance institutions, it promotes private business structures to contribute to sustainable economic growth and improved living conditions.
ASSIST is an international non-government organization focused on capacity-building. It seeks to promote sustainable practices to address social problems in the developing world, with focus on Asia and Africa. It takes pride in its process-oriented approach to capacity building towards social improvement and sustainable transformation. Its goal is to empower its target groups to make them resilient to the social, economic and environmental challenges.
It is presently based in Makati City, but also has operations in India and Vietnam and manages projects in over 10 countries. Through its Partner to Progress philosophy, it has successfully implemented such projects in collaboration with the European Union, United Nation Environment Program (UNEP), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), USAID, International Finance Corporation (IFC), GIZ, and DEG/ KFW amongst other organizations. #
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Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) is an international NGO focused on capacity building. It seeks to promote sustainable practices to address social problems in the developing world, with focus on Asia and Africa.