Tra Vinh University signs MoU on training cooperation with Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation

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TVU – On December 21, Mr. Arumugaraj Davitdurai Pandian (David Aru), Regional Director of the Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) and a delegation visit Tra Vinh University (TVU). At the meeting, ASSIST and TVU agree to sign a memorandum of understanding on human resource training cooperation.

Greeting the delegates are Assoc. Prof. Dr. Diep Thanh Tung, Vice-Rector of Tra Vinh University, and leaders of TVU’s affiliated units.

Mr. David Aru says ASSIST currently develops many projects in education, health, environment, and technology-integrated agriculture. He wants to establish new cooperation initiatives, especially in sustainable agricultural development combined with modern technological devices.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Diep Thanh Tung, Vice-Rector of Tra Vinh University, hopes that ASSIST and TVU will jointly research potential areas for future cooperation, especially in education and training high-quality human resources for the region.

After exploring and exchanging, ASSIST and TVU agree to sign a memorandum of understanding on human resource training cooperation, addressing the shortage of high-quality human resources in the Mekong Delta region.

ASSIST (Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation Inc.) is an independent non-profit organization driven by a passion to contribute to social progress. ASSIST is headquartered in the Philippines and licensed to operate in Vietnam by the Foreign Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2017. In public-private partnership cooperation, ASSIST has implemented over 300 projects in more than 20 countries over the past 20 years. These projects are funded unilaterally and bilaterally by organizations such as ADB, DEG, EU, GiZ, IFC, USAID and UNEP. In the public-private partnership (PPP) project model, ASSIST plays the role of a bridge, connecting private businesses, sponsors and local communities for meaningful cooperation towards sustainable development goals.

With a focus on vocational training and increasing employment opportunities, ASSIST Vietnam has implemented many domestic vocational training projects. Participating schools are provided training equipment for their practice rooms sponsored by multinational companies like Schneider Electric, KONE Elevator, Saf-Viet Baking Company and L’oreal.

By TD