Mr. Thao Xuan Sung, Chairman of the sixth VFU was re-elected VFU Chairman of the seventh tenure in the 2018-2023 with 100% of votes Earlier, on December 12, the National Congress elected 21 members of the Central Committee and five Vice Chairmen. Mr. Thao Xuan Sung, Chairman of the sixth VFU was re-elected VFU Chairman of the seventh tenure in the 2018-2023 with 100% of votes. Mr. Luong Quoc Doan, Pham Tien Nam, Dinh Khac Dinh were also re-elected as the VFU Vice Chairmen and Ms. Bui Thi Thom and Mr. Nguyen Xuan Dinh were newly elected to the posts. The VFU’s 7th National Congress opened in Ha Noi on December 12 with the attendance of General Secretary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam and State President Nguyen Phu Trong. The event drew the participation of 999 delegates representing more than 10 million farmers nationwide. Addressing the event, Party General Secretary Trong on December 12 requested the VFU to better perform its … [Read more...] about Chairman of Viet Nam Farmers’ Union re-elected
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The conference, “Enhancing the capacity of Viet Nam in UN peacekeeping operations” was co-organized by the Ministry of National Defence - Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and with significant support from the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations – Department of Field Support (UNDPKO-DFS) and Police Division.Discussion at the conference focused on important themes to support Viet Nam’s strategy on global peacekeeping, including Gender and Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse; policies on rotation, remuneration package as well as coordination of international support, language training and partnership mechanisms to support Viet Nam. In particular, a Discussion Paper on Viet Nam’s strategy to enhance its global peacekeeping role was tabled.Illustration for photo. (Source: VNA)The Discussion Paper, developed by UNDP at the request of the Ministry of Defence and in close consultation with … [Read more...] about Enhancing the capacity of Viet Nam in UN peacekeeping operations
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) conveyed these messages while presenting the latest statistical updates on Viet Nam’s Human Development Indices and Indicators (released by UNDP Human Development Report Office on September 14th 2018) and 2018 Global Multidimensional Poverty statistics (jointly released by UNDP and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) at the University of Oxford on September 20th 2018) and international comparisons on October 17th 2018.UNDP experts shared data and in-depth analyses on key human development and multidimensional poverty current conditions and trends in Viet Nam in comparison with some selected countries.The presentation marks the International Day for Eradication of Poverty (IDEP), which focuses on the theme: “Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity”.Photo: Khac Kien“1.3 billion people still live in multidimensional poverty, … [Read more...] about Progress and challenges in lo middle income Viet Nam
The article by Elizabeth McIninch is posted on the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada on June 4, 2018 As Canada prepares for the 2018 G7 Summit, all eyes are focused on the picturesque region of Charlevoix, Quebec where the leaders of the industrialized world will gather June 8-9. Canada, which holds the G7 presidency for 2018, has extended a first-ever invitation to Viet Nam, and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc will be attending. The overture is an acknowledgement of Viet Nam's rising status on the world stage, and a fitting tribute by Canada to a bilateral relationship which this year records its 45th anniversary. Devastated by the destruction of a long and tragic war that reduced it to one of the world's poorest nations 30 years ago, today Viet Nam is the rising star of Southeast Asia. The data is spectacular. In the wake of the county's first quarter expansion this year, we might ask ourselves: How often in recent years have full-time G7 … [Read more...] about Prosperity Beckons in Viet Nam: Are Canadian Businesses Ready to Take the Leap?
Photo: CPVIn his remarks, the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia tô Việt Nam, Mr. Ibnu Hadi, stated that the forum aims to improve cooperation between Indonesia and Vietnam in the construction and property business. As an effort to promote wide opportunities and to establish cooperation which will beneficial in achieving the target of bilateral trade USD10 billion by 2020.In 2017, total trade of Indonesia and Viet Nam reached an increase of 16.36% to USD6.50 million from USD5.58 million (2016), consisting of USD3.63 million of Indonesian export to Viet Nam (increase of 22.51%) and Indonesian imports amounted to USD2.61 million (increase of 9.37%). With more than 260 million people and 96 million people in 2017, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the fastest growing economies in the world, with GDP of 5.17% of Indonesia and 6.81% of Vietnam and income per capita in year 2017 have reached USD3,859 and USD2,385, respectively.Photo: CPVIndonesia's investment in Vietnam during … [Read more...] about Indonesia – Viet Nam cooperation on construction and property