Thang Long - Hanoi

UN co-ordinator wins award for help to women
11/05/2011 | 21:07:00
EMAIL PRINT Bookmark and Share SHARE Font Size A A A
UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam John Hendra has received the “For the Development of Vietnamese Women” insignia for his great contributions to fostering gender equality and the advancement of Vietnamese women.

President of the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa presented the noble reward to the UN Coordinator in Hanoi on May 11.

Speaking at the presentation ceremony, VWU President Hoa highly valued John Henra’s contributions to gender equality and the development of Vietnamese women during his term of office in the country.

She expressed a wish that on his new position as Deputy to the Executive Director of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), he will continue to focus attention on gender equality and support for Vietnam in fulfilling the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

For his part, John Hendra said he was pleased that in his new position, he will still have the chance to cooperate with the VWU in boosting gender equality and activities for the advancement of Vietnamese women.

He expressed his wish to see more outstanding women hold important positions in the Government, National Assembly and people-elected agencies in Vietnam .

He pledged to act more strongly to help Vietnam address issues relating to gender equality and the empowerment of women./.
COMMENTS
Your comments will be likely edited before publishing
Fullname
(*)  
Email
(*) 
Content
(*)
   
Hanoi to trial use of bus e-tickets
Hanoi has launched a pilot project to introduce electronic smartcards.
Vietnam pledges to combat child labour
A project on the prevention and reduction of child labour in Vietnam was launched.
VN, Slovakia - gatekeepers for respective regions
Vietnam and Slovakia act as bridges linking each other to their respective regions.
Party leader receives visiting Cuban official
Party leader Trong met with Cuban Vice President of the Council of State Mercedes Lopez Acea.
Vietnam, India issue joint communique
Vietnam and India on September 15 issued a joint communique.
VN, India agree to bolster strategic partnership
Vietnamese and Indian Presidents agreed to intensify the strategic partnership.
NA Chairman to attend AIPA-35
NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung will attend the AIPA-35 in Laos from Sept. 15-20.
Australian Speaker welcomed in Hanoi
Vietnamese and Australian legislatures should work closely at int'l parliamentary forums.

EMAIL PRINT Bookmark and Share SHARE Font Size A A A
Other websites:
Partners: