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
(*)
   
ASEAN called for stronger maritime links
Vietnam highlighted the need for ASEAN to boost collaboration on maritime issues at a forum.
Implementation of Uncle Ho’s testament reviewed
A workshop was held to review the implementation of Ho Chi Minh’s testament over the last 45 years.
Party chief's envoy visits China
Le Hong Anh started his two-day visit to China on August 26 as the Party chief's Special Envoy.
EC treasures cooperation with VN
The EC attaches importance to developing its friendship and cooperation with Vietnam.
VN prioritised in India’s Look East policy
The new Indian Government continues to regard VN as a pillar in its Look East policy.
WB praises VN’s response to climate change
The WB highly values the measures the country is taking to cope with climate change.
August CPI growth hits 9-year low
Vietnam's CPI this month increased by 0.22 percent over that of last month.
Party chief’s Special Envoy to visit China
Le Hong Anh, Special Envoy of Party General Secretary, Nguyen Phu Trong will visit China on Aug. 26-27.

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