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NGO Resource Centre Newsletter January 15 – 31, 2009

Dear Members & Friends,

Welcome to the NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for January 15 – 31, 2009.

In news this week, the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) coalition in Vietnam is inviting all interested organisations to get involved in this year's campaign. Launched in 1999, the GCE is a movement of organisations and individuals all over the world who believe it is imperative that everyone has an education.

NGO Resource Centre Newsletter December 15 - 30, 2008

Dear Members & Friends,

Welcome to the NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for December 15 - 30, 2008.

There's not a great deal to report as we head towards the end of 2008, with no major development-related events taking place. However, the NGO RC would like to remind our members and friends to take a look at a new report available on our website, which was coordinated by the centre entitled Forms of Engagement Between CSOs & State Agencies in Vietnam. See the members section for more details.

There is one working group meeting coming up in the next two weeks: the Disaster Management Working Group will meet at 1.30pm on January 6 at the NGO RC.

NGO Resource Centre Newsletter November 15 - 30, 2008

Dear Members & Friends,

Welcome to the NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for November 15 - 30, 2008.

First off this week, with the end-of-year Consultative Group (CG) Meeting approaching soon on December 4-5, the NGO RC has begun preparations for the drafting of the INGO Statement, which is is distributed to all participants during the event and compiled in relation to the different sessions of the draft CG agenda. It forms the basis for input from the three INGO Representatives at the meeting, who are elected by INGO members of the NGO RC. For more information on the meeting, current INGO Representatives and the election process, please click here.

NGO Resource Centre Newsletter November 1 - 15, 2008

Welcome to the NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for November 1 - 15, 2008.

With the end-of-year Consultative Group (CG) Meeting to take place on December 4-5, the NGO RC is beginning preparations for the drafting of the INGO Statement, which is is distributed to all participants during the event and compiled in relation to the different sessions of the draft CG agenda. It forms the basis for input from the three INGO Representatives at the meeting, who are elected by members of the NGO RC. For more information on the meeting, current INGO Representatives
and the election process, please visit: http://www.ngocentre.org.vn/node/73.

NGO Resource Centre Newsletter October 15 - 30, 2008

Letter from the NGO RC Managing Co-director Trine Glue Doan

Dear Members and Friends,

After more than two and half years as Managing Co-Director at the NGO Resource Centre is it now time for me to move on. I am resigning from the NGO RC in order to further my work within the environment sector.

NGO Resource Centre Newsletter October 1 – 15 2008

Dear MEMBERS and FRIENDS,

Welcome to the NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for October 1 – 15, 2008.

In news this week, the Government of Vietnam is currently in the process of implementing various reforms and changes to the legal system of Vietnam, which is intended to complement and facilitate development in other sectors. Two interlinked resolutions on legal matters have been launched, which form the key basis for the legal reform: Resolution 48 (Strategy for Development and Improvement of the Vietnam Legal System up to 2010 and Vision up to 2020) and Resolution 49 (Judicial Reform Strategy).

NGO Resource Centre Newsletter September 15 – 30 2008

Dear MEMBERS and FRIENDS,

Welcome to the NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for September 15 – 30, 2008.

NGO Resource Centre Newsletter September 1-15, 2008

Dear MEMBERS and FRIENDS,

Welcome to the NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for September 1 – 15, 2008.

This week, the NGO RC would like to introduce the upcoming activities of a new initiative being launched through the centre - the ICT for Development Working Group (ICT4DEV WG). Having already developed a terms of reference (available at http://ngocentre.org.vn/node/7105), the group has been busy developing an activity plan for the rest of the year, which includes a series of workshops that will address various aspects of using ICT for development-related purposes. The workshops will be free and split into three different sections:

1. WEB 2.0
2. Communications Technology
3. Building websites

NGO Resource Centre Newsletter August 1 - 15, 2008

Dear MEMBERS and FRIENDS,

Welcome to the NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for August 1 - 15, 2008.

NGO Resource Centre Newsletter July 16 - 31 2008

Welcome to the NGO Resource Centre Newsletter for July 15 - 31, 2008.

First off this week, the People's Participation Working Group (PPWG) is continuing its activities related to the implementation of Decree 151/N?-CP that was adopted in October 10, 2007 by the Prime Minister on the establishment and operation of collaborative groups, in particular in relation to the recent release of implementation guideline 04/2008/TT-BKH adopted on July 9, 2008 by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).