NEWSLETTER 1 - 15 August 2010

Dear Members and Friends:
Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 1 - 15 August, 2010!


Firstly we take this opportunity to inform you that, at ActionAid International Vietnam (AAV), Mr Phan Van Ngoc  completes his five-years' tenure as the Country Director on August 15.  We wish Mr Ngoc all the best for his future endeavours. Ms Hoang Thi Phuong Thao will be the new Country Director of AAV, and starts office from August 1. We also extend our best wishes to Ms Thao as she takes up this position.


Secondly, we would like to inform everyone that three international NGOs are moving office.
The Eye Care Foundation has been moved at their new office since July 1. Their new address is:
 98 - Cao Thang - Phuong 4 - Quan 3 - Tp. HCM.
Tel. and Fax: (08) 39293207; Email is unchanged
The Hanoi office of Medecins du Monde moved to a new office on July 15. Their new address is:
5th floor, No. 58, Lane 221, Ton Duc Thang
Tel: 04-3 719 2522/3; Fax: 04-3 719 2529; Email is unchanged
International Development Enterprises (IDE) moved office on August 2. The new address is as follows:
No. 22, Lane 178, Thai Ha St., Dong Da District, Hanoi
The phone and fax numbers remain unchanged: Tel. (04) 3514 7800; Fax: (04) 3514 7802
There are six Working Group meetings in August: the Climate Change Working Group will meet on August 5 (02:00 PM) at the NGO Resource Centre; the monthly HCMC INGO lunch meeting is on August 6 (12:00 AM) at the Sesame Restaurant of the Catering and Hostelry School for Disadvantaged Children, 153 Xo Viet Nghe Tinh, Ward 17, District Binh Thanh, HCMC; the Capacity Development Working Group will meet on August 10 (02:00 PM) at the NGO Resource Centre; the Community-Based Tourism Network will meet on August 20 (04:00 PM) at a venue to be confirmed; the Disaster Management Working Group will meet on August 20 (02:00 PM) at the NGO Resource Centre; and the HIV/AIDS Technical Working Group will meet on August 25 (02:00 PM) at the School of Public Health, 138B Giang Vo St, Ha Noi;
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!