ASEAN, China, UNDP exchange ideas on poverty reduction World

ASEAN, China, UNDP exchange ideas on poverty reduction

The fourth ASEAN-China-United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Symposium took place in Hanoi on September 4 with discussion focusing on innovation in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and eradicating poverty.
Vietnam, RoK beef up collaboration in social welfare Society

Vietnam, RoK beef up collaboration in social welfare

Vietnam’s Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in social welfare in Hanoi on August 28.
Seminar seeks ways to protect child rights in urban areas Society

Seminar seeks ways to protect child rights in urban areas

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) held a consultation seminar in the central city of Da Nang on August 28, discussing issues related to children in urban areas to build a national action programme for the young.
Former leaders of Vietnam Social Security to stand trial in September Society

Former leaders of Vietnam Social Security to stand trial in September

The People’s Court of Hanoi will hold the first instance trial from September 18-24 for six defendants in the case of “deliberating violations of State economic management regulations, causing serious consequences” at the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and Agribank Financial Leasing Company No 2 (ALC II).
SMS campaign launched to support the poor Society

SMS campaign launched to support the poor

The Ministry of Information and Communications, in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the standing board of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee, launched a text message campaign on August 17 to pool support for the impoverished nationwide.
2019 national children’s forum opens in Hanoi Society

2019 national children’s forum opens in Hanoi

The sixth national children’s forum officially kicked off in Hanoi on August 15 with the theme “Children with children’s issues”, gathering 169 children from 41 provinces and cities nationwide.
“For the safe life of children” communication progamme launched Society

“For the safe life of children” communication progamme launched

A communications programme “For the safe life of children” was held in Ho Chi Minh City for over 500 workers in Binh Tan district, the first activity in a series of events to raise awareness of young families working in industrial and processing zones about protecting their children from sex abuse.
5.6 percent of VN children face risk of human trafficking: research Society

5.6 percent of VN children face risk of human trafficking: research

About 5.6 percent of Vietnamese children are at risk of trafficking, and only 2.8 percent of them confirmed they were victims of human trafficking, according to the latest research announced on August 13 by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs’ Institute of Labour and Social Affairs (ILSA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam.