(CPV) - The Hanoi Union of Friendship Organisation has said an exhibition to mark 48 years of ASEAN’s Peace and Development and 20 years of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership will take place from September 8th - 15th at 15A Ly Thuong Kiet street, Hanoi. Standing Deputy Chairwoman of the Hanoi Union of Friendship Organisation, Vu Thi Hai said the photo exhibition is being co-organised by the Hanoi Union of Friendship Organisation and ASEAN countries’ Embassies in Hanoi. The exhibition will showcase more than 100 photos from the Embassies on various achievements of ASEAN member countries, and more than 30 others demonstrating the activities of Vietnamese leaders at ASEAN meetings and the country’s socio-economic growth. The event is also a chance to promote the nations, landscapes and cultures of regional countries among Hanoians and international visitors./. … [Read more...] about “48 years of ASEAN’s Peace and Development and 20 year of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership” photo exhibition
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The Hanoitimes - As part of the Quang Nam Heritage Festival 2013, the second UNESCO Culture and Development Week will take place in the central province of QuangNam from June 19-26 with a focus on discussing the multifaceted relationship between culture and development and measures needed to maintain sustainable development goals. The event includes a wide range of activities, such as an awards ceremony for a fine arts contest entitled "World Heritage in Your Hands" and the launching of a Tourist Information Center in Hoi An ancient town. At the event, UNESCO and the provincial authorities will release the outcomes of their cooperation over the past ten years, which reflect the contributions by heritage tourism to sustainable development of the province in particular and the country in general. According to the event's organizers, the Week will create a good opportunity for management agencies, social organizations and domestic and foreign lawmakers to discuss issues related to … [Read more...] about UNESCO Culture and Development Week to be held in VN
A meeting of senior officials to prepare for the 2nd ASEAN+3 Ministerial Meeting for Social Welfare and Development was held in Hanoi on December 5 and attended by three partner countries, China, the Republic of Korea and Japan. At the meeting, delegates discussed and proposed solutions to pending issues in the region which will be submitted to the 2nd ASEAN+3 Ministerial Meeting for Social Welfare and Development to be held in Hanoi on December 7. Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dam Huu Dac stressed the importance of solving social issues in ASEAN member countries, particularly issues related to women, children, the disable, old people and the vulnerable. In the context of globalization, regional countries need to cooperate effectively in social welfare and development, particularly in countries having a high rate of poor and unemployed people as well as facing a high risk of natural disasters. … [Read more...] about Preparation for 2nd ASEAN+3 Ministerial Meeting for Social Welfare and Development
(VOVworld)-ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting on Social Welfare and Development opened in Hanoi on Friday. Addressing the opening session, Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, Nguyen Trong Dam, said the poor and disadvantaged are more vulnerable to economic crisis as well as natural calamities and climate change impact. He called for more international cooperation to promote social welfare and development. Southeast Asian countries have initiated measures to promote social welfare services to the vulnerable for human rights based and integrated society. During the meeting, ASEAN and its partners have agreed on future cooperation for regional interests to promote social welfare and development. … [Read more...] about ASEAN + 3 senior officials discuss Social Welfare and Development
In 2010, Vietnam overcame numerous difficulties and challenges to march forward. That was a year when Vietnam's proactive and comprehensive diplomacy effectively served the cause of national defense and development and gained successes to welcome of the 11th National Party Congress. In 2010, Vietnam overcame numerous difficulties and challenges to march forward. That was a year when Vietnam's proactive and comprehensive diplomacy effectively served the cause of national defense and development and gained successes to welcome of the 11th National Party Congress. The world has changed constantly In general, peace, cooperation and development were the major trend in international relations. However, ethnic and local conflicts, border, territorial and resource disputes took places in many areas and became more complicated. Fierce strategic wars among big powers continued. The world was decentralized in all aspects with more importance given to multi-lateral cooperation to cope with … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s diplomacy in 2010: Firmly marching on the road of integration and development.