SEC remote assignments during corona crisis

Due to the current crisis caused by the Corona pandemic, SEC’s main project activity of sending senior experts abroad to support our clients in the partner countries has come to a standstill. However, the project’s main goal of supporting SME and institutions with expert consultancy can continue to be achieved through alternative ways. SEC is […]

Servicios Expertos de Consultoría, SEC Guatemala

The Servicios Expertos de Consultoría, SEC Guatemala, is a project of Swisscontact. The project’s purpose is to support the competitivity of SMEs in Guatemala through short-term consultancy assignments performed by voluntary experts, who have international (Swiss), regional (Salvadorian) and local (Guatemalan) backgrounds. The project focuses on providing tailor-made consultancies, supporting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) […]

Offering Dal to Nepali tourists

This week we received a very special message from one of our long-term SEC clients in Nepal, Mr. Darje Lama. As the owner of the Moondance Restaurant in Pokhara, an attractive tourist destination, he reacts proactively to the current crisis and uses the chance to show solidarity with the tourists. We are impressed to see […]

Trilogy “The SEC in the view of our coordinators”, Part 3

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary, we asked our SEC coordinators to share some of their experiences. In the third and therefore last part of the trilogy, the feedbacks of our Nepalesi coordinator Neeraj Singhal and our Mongolian coordinator Narantuya Baatar is summarised. What makes the SEC unique? Neeraj Singhal, Coordinator Nepal: “A direct […]

Expert Search in February

Despite a broad database with around 700 active SEC experts, we sometimes cannot find a suitable profile for a request. Or the experts already registered are not available. Please support the SEC by sharing our “Expert Search” with your professional network, friends and acquaintances. Perhaps we will find another future SEC expert in this way. […]

Success Story Nepal / SEC Assignment of Volker Kleinn

The Internet service provider Worldlink in Kathmandu, Nepal, has already been supported several times with SEC consulting assignments since 2012. Three of these were carried out by Volker Kleinn, the last one in November 2019 on a private basis. In retrospect, it was noted with satisfaction that from the second to the third assignment the […]

Trilogy “The SEC in the view of our coordinators”, Part 2

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary, we asked our SEC coordinators to share some of their experiences. In the second part of the trilogy, the feedbacks of our Latin American coordinators Carmen Zapata, Ana Tan and Sandra Mejia will be summarised. What makes the SEC unique? Carmen, Coordinator Bolivia: “Although there are other programs […]