Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 01 - 15 September 2012.

The level of INGO activity in central Vietnam has grown recently, and the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre has established a mailing list to allow organisations in central Vietnam, and those interested in the region, to exchange views and ideas. The mailing list will encourage collaboration between NGOs and allow members to disseminate news on training opportunities and social networking.

The mailing list is called ngo-centralvn, and we encourage interested organisations and individuals to subscribe to the new list by going to

Fondazione Onlus (CESVI) has a list of furniture for sale at its office. If you are interested please let them know as soon as possible. Sale commences on 30 August and will end by 18 September 2012. Items can be viewed at CESVI offices at:
No. 18 (Casa Italia)
31/46 Xuan Dieu
between 9:30 AM and 12:30 Monday to Friday. Please contact Ms. Trang at 04-37191033 (mornings only) for more information and to make an appointment.

There are three Working Groups' meetings scheduled for the first half of September 2012:

  • GMO Sub-Group on 10 September at 2:00 PM;
  • Ethnic Minority Working Group (core group meeting) on 12 September at 9:00 AM (tentatively);
  • Climate Change Working Group on 13 September at 2:00 PM.

All the meetings will take place at the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre in Hanoi. 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!