Athens Network of Collaborating Experts (ANCE) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization based in Athens, Greece. It was established in 1996 by a group of Greek experts in international development cooperation and technical assistance and today has succeeded to create an extensive network of collaborators and volunteers for the promotion of sustainable development and the support of vulnerable social groups in the European Union and the developing countries.
ANCE is collaborating with other non-governmental organizations, local development agencies, local authorities, Universities and research centers, and the private sector in Greece and abroad, for:
Since 2003, ANCE has implemented more than 20 projects in countries across Europe, Asia and Africa In the field of Education and Training,. These projects were oriented towards subjects as technical and vocational education and training (TVET), adult education & lifelong learning (LLL), cultural education, capacity building or even teacher training. Knowing that education and training are means to achieve social and economic inclusion of vulnerable groups, it is for ANCE a priority to give these populations the tools to bettering their life.