GetGreenVietnam project aims to promote sustainable consumption in Vietnam, and focuses on promoting sustainable lifestyles within average income populations in urban areas. The project is sponsored by the SWITCH-Asia program of the European Union, and is implemented by the partners:Delft University of Technology – Netherlands (TU Delft), Vietnam National Cleaner Production Centre (VNCPC), and the Asian Institute of Technology – Vietnam(AIT-VN).
to contribute to the improvement of sustainable consumption habits of Vietnamese people;
to build the capacity for consumer organizations and government agencies to persuade and assist consumers in choosing sustainable consumption behavior;
Currently, the project has initiated a training program for 1000 participants, who will be“smart consumers” and “change agents” for the environment in the field of sustainable consumption. You can become a “change agent”, having influence on your community, to create a network of green living deeper than Vietnam,towards a truly green, clean and sustainable society.
The training course is conducted by trainers from the Center for Development of Community Initiative and Environment (C&E). C&E activities aim to support and promote participation and build capacity for organizations/community groups to better address environmental issues.

When participating in this training program, you will have the opportunity to:
gain skills through workshops and fieldtrips;
acquire practical knowledge about sustainable lifestyles, consumption and work;
get introduced to sustainable goods, products manufacturers and service providers;
talk to experts in the field of sustainable consumption and lifestyles;
gain certification by the GetGreen Vietnam Project following full and active participation;
gain experience and skills studying and engaging in English;

Training course information:
Number of participants: 25-30 students (18-25 years old).
Time (estimated): from Nov 4th, 2014 to Dec 9th, 2014
Estimated Agenda
Introduction – Nov 4th, 2014
Indoor lesson 1 – Nov 11th, 2014
Fieldtrip 1 – Nov 15th or 16th, 2014
Indoor lesson 2 – Nov 25th, 2014
Fieldtrip 2 – Nov 29th or 30th, 2014
Conclusion – Dec 9th, 2014
Venue: Ha Noi (specific location will be announced to the selected students)
Tuition: The course is free, the project will pay the fieldtrip costs and provide tea-breaks during training lessons. Attendees will be responsible for their own transportation to the training venue.
The entirety of the course instruction and engagement will be in English.

Candidate Qualifications:
Candidates nominated for this program should:
be University students with an interest in sustainability and the environment;
be able to commit to all 6 training lessons;
be conversant in English (any certification to prove your English is encouraged, but not compulsory);
live and study in Hanoi

How to apply:
Completely fill out the information in the following link:
The application deadline is 23:59 PM,Sunday, October 26th 2014.

Center for Development of Community Initiative and Environment (C&E)
Phone number: +84 4 3573 8537 (Ms. Thao)
Mobile: +84 976 077 014
Email: [email protected]

(*), (**): According to “Sustainable Consumption in Asia”, conducted by SWITCH-Asia network with thehelp of CSCP.