NEWSLETTER 1 - 15 March 2011

Dear Members and Friends:
Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 1-15 March, 2011.

On behalf of members, we have the pleasure to welcome the new Country Coordinator for Education for Development in Ho Chi Minh City, Ms. Hanna Smokcum. We wish her all the best in the position. We also thank her predecessor, Ms. Kirsten Theuns, for her support for the NGO Resource Centre during her three years as Country Coordinator at EFD, and wish her good luck in her work with EFD International. For matters concerning EFD VN, please contact Ms. Hanna at hanna@educationfordevelopment.org or Ms. Nguyen at admin@educationfordevelopment.org or call: +84-8-39916033.

There are four Working Group meetings in March: the Disability Working Group will meet on March 10 (02:00) at the NGO Resource Centre; the Child Rights Working Group will meet on March 16 (02:00) at the NGO Resource Centre;  the HCMC Child Rights Working Group will meet on March 25 (08:30) at the Offices of the Ho Chi Minh Child Welfare Foundation, 85/ 65 Pham Viet Chanh, Ward 19, B├Čnh Thanh district, Ho Chi Minh City (this meeting was originally scheduled for March 17); the Disaster Management Working Group will meet on March 18 (02:00) at the NGO Resource Centre.

Please check the 'Calendar of Events' section of the home page of our website for more information, new added announcements or any unexpected changes.

Warm greetings from the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre's Team!