Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for February 15th - 29th, 2016. It is advised by Batik International that it has had a new country director as from mid January 2016, Mr. Julien Guillaume. He can be reached at the unchanged email address for Batik's Representative: Vietnam@batik-international.org. --- There is no meeting scheduled for the second half of February 2016.
Please check the 'Calendar of Events' section on our home page for the latest updates and possible changes.
Warm greetings from the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre's Team!
Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for January 15th - 31st, 2016.
There are meetings scheduled for the second half of January 2016.
Disaster Management Working Group meeting, on Friday, January 22 at 14:00;
Climate Change Working Group meeting, on Tuesday, January 26 at 9:00.
The DMWG meeting will be at the NGO Resource Centre's (new) office: Room 201, Building E3, Trung Tu Diplomatic Compound, 6 Dang Van Ngu, Dong Da, Hanoi. The CCWG meeting will take place at SNV's Office, address: 3rd floor, Building D, La Thanh Hotel, 218 Doi Can, Ba Dinh, Hanoi.
Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for January 1st - 15th, 2016.
The VUFO-NGO Resource Centre team would like to extend to you our best wishes for the New Year 2016.
It is informed by Coalition for Environment and Development (CED) that its mission has been accomplished from 31 Dec 2015 and the office will be officially closed from 31 January 2016 after 9 years of operation in Vietnam.
CED would like to express its sincere thanks to all organisations and individuals from central to local levels for their valuable partnership and cooperation during its mission in the country. ---- There is currently no meeting scheduled for the first half of January 2016.
Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for December 15th - 31st, 2015. Please join us in congratulating Ms. Huyen Thu Tran, National Director at World Vision Vietnam, on her election as the new member of the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre's Steering Committee.
We would also like to extend our best wishes to Dr. Michael R. DiGregorio, Country Representative at the Asia Foundation’s Vietnam, who has recently been appointed as the new INGO representative at the Vietnam Development Partnership Forum (VDPF). ---- Please be advised of our opening hours during the holidays:
Our office will be closed from 1:00pm on 24 December until 26 December. We will also be closed from 1:00pm on 31 December until 2 January.
Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will participate in the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris from November 30 to December 1 at the invitation of French President Francois Hollande. The Prime Minister is also visiting Belgium and the European Union on December 2 as guest of his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Junker. The visits are expected to beef up the cooperation between Vietnam and the European partners. Vietnam and the 28-member EU established diplomatic relations in 1990. The country also set up strategic partnership with six EU members, namely the UK, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, France and Italy. (Vietnamplus.vn Nov 25)