CG Meetings 2009

2009 December Consultative Group Meeting

Two documents from the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre were shared at the CG Meeting held on December 3-4, 2009,  in Hanoi.

The INGOs' Statement for the Consultative Group Meeting, which was prepared in consultation with member NGOs of the Resource Centre:

INGO's Statement for the Consultative Group Meeting English

INGO's Statement for the Consultative Group Meeting Vietnamese

The INGO Partnerships for Development report, in which the thematic working groups linked to the VUFO-NGO Resource Centre report on their activities for the year:

INGO Partnerships for Development Report 2009 English

INGO Partnerships for Development Report 2009 Vietnamese

2009 Mid-Term Consultative Group Meeting

The Mid-Term Consultative Group (CG) meeting was held on June 8-9, 2009, in Buon Ma Thuot, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.

The focus of the meeting was on the following topics:

  1. Macroeconomic Situation and Growth Forecasts for 2009
  2. Social Impacts due to Economic Slowdown and Policy Response
  3. Report from the Vietnam Business Forum
  4. Governance and Implementation of the Anti-Corruption Strategy towards 2020
  5. Climate Change - Adaptation and mitigation
  6. Progress on Harmonization Agenda and Aid Effectiveness

The INGO community contributed to discussions through its four selected CG representatives and the NGO Resource Centre Managing Co-Director. Short informal statements have been prepared in consultations with INGO members prior to the meeting; and delivered during discussions by Steve Price-Thomas, Phan Van Ngoc, Peter Newsum and Kim N. B. Ninh. Traditionally, mid-term CG meeting is an informal event, thus no written statement has been prepared.

For more details about the meeting click the following links:

2009 Mid-Term Consultative Group Press Release
List of Participants - Vietnam
List of Participants - International

Three field trips were organised for all participants on 9 June 2009:

1. Chu Yang Sin National Park route

  • Health-care Propaganda Centre: Health Care Project in Central Highland (ADB);
  • Dak-Man coffee processing joint-venture (FDI);
  • Chu Yang Sin National Park (GEF).

2. Buon Don route

  • Netherlands-Vietnam Coffee Company (FDI);
  • Water drainage and environmental health for Ban Me Thuot City (DANIDA);
  • Buon Don village.

3. Dray Nur Waterfall route

  • Tay Nguyen Ethnic Vocational Training College (ADB-CIDA);
  • Leprosy village in Dray Sap commune (AFRF);
  • Ea-kao – Buon Bu rural road (WB)
  • Dray Nur Waterfall.