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ASEAN-US Technical Assistance and Training Facility ADVANCE IQC Task Order 1

The ASEAN-US Technical Assistance and Training Facility is a joint project of the US State Department and USAID which aims to advance the goals of the US-ASEAN Cooperation Plan and contribute to ASEAN’s becoming a stronger regional institution. The Facility is strengthening the ASEAN Secretariat by building its capacity to provide technical input for and to facilitate effective decision making in ASEAN and enhancing ASEAN integration and cooperation.

The ASEAN-US Technical Assistance and Training Facility supports the development of the ASEAN Secretariat through two broad activity streams. First, the Facility supports the development of the Public Outreach and Community Services Division through training in key skills for the office and support for developing a new web site for ASEAN. Second, the Facility supports the Secretariat’s information technology needs through the development of the Secretariat’s internal knowledge management system and support for improved information infrastructure.