Networks for community share operation experience hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Almost 10 reports on operations of networks for community like Civil Society Inclusion in Food Security and Poverty Elimination Network (CIFPEN) and Vietnam’s non-government organisations (NGOs) were presented at a conference held in Hanoi on May 26.

The event, jointly held by the Non-Government Organisation-Information Centre (NGO-IC) and the Centre for Sustainable Rural Development (SRD), drew the participation of over 50 representatives from the NGO-IC, SRD, domestic networks and the Vietnam Association of Corporate Directors (VACD).

According to chairman of the NGO-IC management council Associate Prof. Dr. Ho Uy Liem, the conference was an opportunity for social organisations to share experience and solutions for sustainable development of social organisations and networks in partcicular.

Challenges in networks’ operations were also touched on at the conference, including the loose coordination between social organisations, poor professional capacity and shortage of funds.

Participants wanted state management agencies to complete mechanisms and policies as well as promote cooperation between state organisations and NGOs to bolster the development of networks.

They should pay due attention to creating fair competition and providing assistance to enhance the networks’ capacity, the attendants said.

The Vietnamese Government always recognises active contributions of the networks, Liem said, highlighting that policies have been finalised to facilitate operations of social networks.

Exhibition introducing key achievements of 10 outstanding networks in Vietnam was held within the framework of the conference.-VNA