Development programme reduces poverty in ethnic minority areas Society

Development programme reduces poverty in ethnic minority areas

The percentage of disadvantaged hamlets and communes in eight northeastern provinces has reduced 3 to 4 percent per year since 2016, heard a workshop held in Cao Bang province on November 8 to review the implementation Programme 135 for 2016-2020 period.
Master plan aims to improve ethnic minorities’ lives Politics

Master plan aims to improve ethnic minorities’ lives

Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee on September 18 discussed a draft resolution approving a master plan on socio-economic development in ethnic and mountainous areas as well as regions with extreme difficult situation in the 2021-2025 period.​
PM chairs Gov’t meeting on law building Politics

PM chairs Gov’t meeting on law building

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 5 chaired a Government meeting on law building, with the participation of representatives from the Government Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs as well as National Assembly’s committees, the Vietnam Fatherland Committee and ministries.
Ideas gathered for national review on gender equality among ethnic women Society

Ideas gathered for national review on gender equality among ethnic women

The Government’s Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs and the UN Women in Vietnam held a conference in Hanoi on July 11 to give ideas to the draft national review report on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, one of the world’s most comprehensive documents on gender equality and women empowerment.