02:45 PM 16/06/2016 Views: 327
Around 5,000 children and adults, about 1,250 households in Bac Binh and Ham Thuan Bac districts, whose health, nutrition and livelihood have been suffering the impacts from the severe drought in Binh Thuan province, will receive support from World Vision to address urgent WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) needs.

09:34 AM 13/06/2016 Views: 362
Jessica Ibarra, representative of the 8th Mexican Friendly Culture Fair Organization Board said on Sunday that she appreciates Vietnam’s participation in this year’s fair. She said Vietnam has participated in all 8 culture fairs organized by Mexico City since 2009. The Vietnamese booth always attracts a lot of visitors with elegant and Ao Dai, palm-leaf conical hats, delicious food, and unforgettable coffee. The 2016 Mexican Culture Fair took place from May 21st to June 5th with the participation of 94 countries, including France as a special guest. There were 200 different activities at the fair, which attracted 3.5 million visitors.

09:32 AM 13/06/2016 Views: 239
New Zealand’s Ambassador to Vietnam, Mr Haike Manning, traveled to Cao Bang province this week to visit communities involved in the New Zealand-funded project “Building strong and resilient communities in rural Cao Bang”.

09:31 AM 13/06/2016 Views: 306
On November 10, 2015, in Ho Chi Minh City, Ministry of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs in collaboration with the Irish Embassy, UNDP held the training workshop on Management the capacity building on Poverty Reduction Policies and Programme Project. Deputy Minister Nguyen Trong Dam attended and chaired the workshop. Attending the workshop were leader of the National Office for Poverty Reduction (MOLISA); representatives from the relevant ministries, sectors and the provincial Department of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs participating in the Project.

09:31 AM 13/06/2016 Views: 242
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed that Viet Nam always expects comprehensive cooperation with the World Bank during a meeting with country director Victoria Kwakwa on Saturday. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc treasures valuable assistance and support of the World Bank for Viet Nam. Photo: VGP

09:25 AM 13/06/2016 Views: 659
Vietnam aims to reduce its poverty rate 1.3-1.5% in 2016. To this end, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs will boost the implementation of poverty reduction policies based on a multidimensional approach to poverty, giving poor people greater access to basic social services. Deputy Minister Nguyen Trong Dam said: “We need to build on our achievements to narrow the development gap between regions. Priority will be given to mountain, ethnic, and island areas. Poor people should be able to access education, medical treatment, housing, clean water, and information.”

09:24 AM 13/06/2016 Views: 232
An annual 3-4% decrease in the poverty rate of ethnic groups is one of the specific targets of realising Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) towards ethnic minorities associated with the post-2015 sustainable development goal, recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

09:24 AM 13/06/2016 Views: 351
uilding new rural areas and sustainable poverty reduction will be the two National Objective Programmes in the next five years as a majority of National Assembly (NA) deputies approved a draft resolution on investment policy for National Objective Programmes in the period of 2016 -2020. More than 88 % of votes agreed to narrow down the 16 National Objective Programmes in the period of 2011 - 2015 to only two to focus on solving the nation's urgent and necessary issues thoroughly and effectively.

09:24 AM 13/06/2016 Views: 295
With close monitoring of the Government, active involvement of the Government Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA), ministries and localities, ethnic minority people' living standards have been improved. Minister and CEMA Chairman Giang Seo Phu granted Nhan Dan (People) newspaper an interview as follows. Question (Q): The Party and State always define work with ethnic minority communities as an important part in the country’s socio-economic development strategy, creating momentus for improving the living standards for over 12 million citizens of ethnic minority. Could you brief us on the outcomes of ethnic minority work in 2014 and the initial results in realising the Strategy on Ethnic Minority Work to 2020?

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