Newsletter

NEWSLETTER 1-15 August 2011

Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 1 - 15 August, 2011.

A preliminary meeting for revival of the Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Management Working Group (SANRM) is scheduled for August 5 at 9:00 AM at the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre. At the meeting a Core Group and chairpersons will be elected; and the group will discuss future collaboration between NGOs and other partners.

There are three working group meetings in August: Climate Change Working Group met on August 4 at 14:00; Child Rights Working Group will meet on August 9 at 14:00; Disaster Management Working Group will meet on August 19 at 14:00. All meetings  will take place at the NGO Resource Centre.

NEWSLETTER 15 - 30 July 2011

Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 15 - 30 July, 2011.

Rutgers WPF would like to annouce that Mr Jerry Clewett left his post as Country Representative of Rutgers WPF Vietnam at the end of June 2011. Ms Tran Thi Kim Ly has been appointed as new Country Representative for Rutgers WPF Vietnam Office since Jully 2011 and she can be contacted at [email protected]

There are three working group meetings in July:  Ethnic Minorities Working Group will meet on July 21 at 14:00; Capacity Development Working Group will meet on July 27 at 10:00 HCMC Child Rights Working Group will meet on July 28 at 09:00. All meetings except for the last one will take place at the NGO Resource Centre.

NEWSLETTER 1 - 15 July 2011

Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 1 - 15 July, 2011.

The Australian Foundation for the Peoples of Asia and the Pacific (AFAP) has recently relocated its Vietnam Representative Office to the following address: 30 Lane 12, Dang Thai Mai, Tay Ho, Hanoi, Vietnam. The contact email, telephone and fax numbers remain unchanged.

The Population Council Vietnam has also moved to a new address as of July 1, 2011. Their new address is as follows: The Population Council, Unit 17-04, Prime Center, 53 Quang Trung, Hanoi, Vietnam, Phone: (+844) 3734 5821; Fax: (+844) 3734 5827. The contact email remains the same.

NEWSLETTER 15 - 30 June 2011

Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 15 - 30 June, 2011.

We would like to announce that Mr Graham Adutt, Country Representative for Caritas Switzerland, left this position in early June, and has been replaced by Ms Barbara Schichler, new Country Representative for Caritas. Please join us in bidding farewell to Graham and welcoming Barbara! She can be contacted at: <[email protected]>

NEWSLETTER 1 - 15 June 2011

Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 1 - 15 June, 2011.

NEWSLETTER 15 - 30 May 2011

Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 15 – 30 May, 2011.

We have the pleasure to announce the next INGO Forum for our members, which will take place on Friday 20 May from 14:00 to 16:30 hours. We would appreciate it if members confirm their attendance with Ms Ngan Ha at <[email protected]> or by calling 3832-8570. We need to know the final number of participants in order to secure a big enough venue.

We would like to announce several changes among INGOs' country directors in Vietnam:

NEWSLETTER 1 - 15 May 2011

Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 1 - 15 May, 2011.

The VUFO-NGO Resource Centre has available for its members 100 copies of a new directory of Vietnamese NGOs, Danh Tap Mot So To Chuc Hoi Lien Hiep Hoi va Phi Chinh Phu Viet Nam, published by The Asia Foundation and the Institute for Social Studies (Vien Nghien Cuu Xa Hoi). The directory is in Vietnamese.

NEWSLETTER 15 - 30 April 2011

Dear Members and Friends:
Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 15 - 30 April, 2011.

There are four Working Group meetings in April and May: the Capacity Development Working Group will meet on April 20 (10:00) for a panel discussion on leadership in Vietnam at the NGO Resource Centre; the Climate Change Working Group will meet on May 5 (14:00) at NGO Resource Centre; the Disaster Management Working Group will meet on May 20 (14:00) at NGO Resource Centre; and the HIV-AIDS Technical Working Group will meet on May 25 (13:30) at
Hanoi School of Public Health, 138 Giang Vo, 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.

NEWSLETTER 1 - 15 April 2011

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

We would like to advise you that the Country Director for Plan Vietnam, Mr. Mark Pierce, assumed the Asia Regional Director position for Plan International as of the 1st of April 2011. We wish Mark all the best in his new role. Please note that Mr. Sven Coopens will serve as the Acting Country Director for Plan Vietnam in the interim until a new Country Director is appointed.

We would also like to advise you that the NGO Resource Centre office will be closed next Monday and Tuesday, April 11 and 12, 2011, for the public holidays marking the National Anniversary of the Hung Kings.

NEWSLETTER 15 - 30 March 2011

Dear Members and Friends:
Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 15 - 30 March, 2011.

We are pleased to inform you of news from the United Nations. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon announced on March 11, 2011, the appointment of John Hendra, UN Resident Co-ordinator, to the position of Assistant Secretary-General for Policy and Programme at the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in New York. In this position within UN Women, Mr. Hendra will be responsible for the leadership and management of the Bureau, supporting policy analysis, research and training, programme management and oversight. He will also serve as one of the two Deputies to the Executive Director of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet.