Newsletter

NEWSLETTER 1 - 15 March 2012

Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 1-15 March 2012.

Mines Advisory Group (MAG) in Vietnam has a new Country Director Ms Portia Stratton, while the Institute of International Education (IIE) in Vietnam has a new Country Coordinator Ms Trinh Mai Oanh. Please join us in extending warm welcomes to Portia and Oanh; and wishing farewell and expressing our gratitude to their predecessors Ms Hannah Bryce (MAG) and Ms Helen Huntley (IIE) for years of fruitful collaboration.

Danish Demining Group (DDG) Vietnam's office has moved to a new address: Suite 201, 16/34 Au Co, Tay Ho, Hanoi; Phone number: +84(0)4-3710-1329; Fax: +84(0)4-3710-1328

NEWSLETTER 15 - 29 February 2012

Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 15 - 29 February, 2012.

NEWSLETTER 1 - 15 February 2012

Dear Members and Friends:

We hope that everybody had a nice Tet break and started a new year fully energized. Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for 1 - 15 February, 2012.

There are five Working Groups meetings scheduled in February: the Ethnic Minorities Working Group on 7 February at 09:00; the Child Rights Working Group on 10 February at 13:300; the Landmines Working Group on 16 February at 14:00; the Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Management Working Group on 17 February at 09:00; and the Disaster Management Working Group on 17 February at 14:00. All meetings will take place at the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre. Please check the 'Calendar of Events' section on our home page for the latest updates and possible changes.

NEWSLETTER 15 - 30 January 2012

Dear Members and Friends:

We wish you Happy New Lunar Year of the Dragon which will start on 23 January 2012. We would like to inform you that the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre will be closed during Tet holidays from Monday 23 January until Friday 27 January. We will reopen on Monday 30 January 2012.

Please note that during the week 16 - 20 January 2012 our office will have limited working hours due to reduced number of staff and several events scheduled outside the office. Our members and partners should call and make prior appointments before visiting.

NEWSLETTER 1 - 15 January 2012

Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre's first Newsletter in 2012!

There are four Working Groups meetings scheduled for January: the Climate Change Working Group on 5 January at 14:00; the Ethnic Minorities Working Group on 6 January at 14:00; the Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Management Working Group on 13 January at 09:00. All meetings will take place at the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre. 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!

NEWSLETTER 15 - 30 December 2011

Dear Members and Friends:

A holiday season is fast approaching and we would like to extend our best wishes to you and your families! We look forward to continuing our collaboration with the INGO members and all partners in 2012. Enjoy the holidays, for those taking a holiday break, and we wish you a healthy, successful and joyful new 2012. The VUFO-NGO Resource Centre office will be closed on Monday 26 December 2011 and on Monday 2 January 2012.

NEWSLETTER 1 - 15 December 2011

Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre's Newsletter for the first half of December 2011!

We would like to inform you that Medecins du Monde France will close their mission in Vietnam by the end of December 2011 after many productive years in Vietnam. They have completed their last project phase in September; and as of November 2011 their activities will be handed over to local partners in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. We wish to extend our warmest farewell to all staff of Medecins du Monde France.

NEWSLETTER 15 - 30 November 2011

Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre's Newsletter for the second half of November 2011!

We would like to inform all partners that Pathfinder International in Vietnam has moved its office on 14 November 2011. Please note that their telephone and facsimile numbers remain the same, while the new address is: 48 Kim Ma Thuong, Cong Vi, Ba Dinh, Ha Noi.

NEWSLETTER 1 - 15 November 2011

Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre's Newsletter for the first half of November 2011!

Following the INGO Forum last week, the INGO community elected two INGO representative to the Consultative Group (CG) meeting in Vietnam: Ms Dung Le Kim, Associate Country Director of Oxfam Great Britain, who was elected for the first time; and Mr Peter Newsum, Country Director of Care International, who was re-elected for his second term in this role. As a reminder, two other CG representatives are Ms Kim N. B. Ninh from the Asia Foundation and Ms Thao Griffiths from the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation.

NEWSLETTER 15 - 30 October 2011

Dear Members and Friends:

Welcome to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre's Newsletter for the second half of October!

We invite our member organizations to join the INGO Forum that will be organized on Friday 28 October from 14:00h to 16:30h at the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre. Don Tuan Phong and Nguyen Ngoc Hung from PACCOM will co-facilitate discussion about the new regulations for visas and work permits of expatriate INGO staff in Vietnam. We will also talk about INGOs inputs for the upcoming Year-End Consultative Group meeting in December.