(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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(VOVworld) - The 8th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Social Welfare and Development (AMMSWD) is being held in the Cambodian city of Siem Riep. Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen is leading the Vietnamese delegation to the event. Under the theme of "Social development for all", the meeting focuses on social welfare for children, people with disabilities, and the elderly. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen emphasised that social welfare and development was a global issue, particularly in developing countries including a majority of ASEAN countries. Social welfare and development has been an integral part in ASEAN's socio-economic development strategy. "In order to consolidate the ASEAN culture and social community, we need to improve social support from the state to the local levels suitable to the situation of each ASEAN country. All people, particularly the poor, vulnerable groups, people with disabilities, uneducated youngsters, the elderly, migrant … [Read more...] about Vietnam attends 8th AMM on social welfare and development
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 culture and … [Read more...] about UNESCO Culture and Development Week to be held in VN
Mr. Junichiro Koizumi, Prime Minister of Japan: "I would like to express my appreciation to the Prime Minister of Vietnam, Phan Van Khai, and his staff for their thorough preparations to ensure the success of this summit. At this Summit, ten European countries and three Asian countries have newly joined ASEM. Their participation has made ASEM a framework for a dialogue and Co-operation between ASEAN+3, which is in the centre of the dynamism I mentioned earlier, and the EU, which continues to develop vigorously after its enlargement. For the advancement of the newly enlarged ASEM, we must undertake the following four tasks at this Summit. First, we should expand the co-operation under the ASEM framework with the spirit of solidarity and partnership, in such a way as we solved the issue of ASEM enlargement. Second, with a view to strengthening effective multilateralism, we should further deepen our discussion on the reform of the United Nations and express our strong will to jointly … [Read more...] about Some leaders of Asia and Europe countries speak at the opening ceremony of ASEM 5
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. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s diplomacy in 2010: Firmly marching on the road of integration and development.