Encouraging outcomes seen in support plan for the disabled Society

Encouraging outcomes seen in support plan for the disabled

A plan on support for persons with disabilities (PWDs) between 2012 and 2020 (Plan 1019) has gained certain encouraging outcomes, helping to improve the group’s living standards and access to equal opportunities, heard a recent conference in Ninh Binh province.
More than 1.6 million jobs created in 2019 Society

More than 1.6 million jobs created in 2019

More than 1.655 million jobs were created in 2019, reaching 103.5 percent of the yearly plan and equal to 100.4 percent of the figure of the previous year, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
International conference on gender opens in Hanoi Society

International conference on gender opens in Hanoi

Delegates from 18 countries and many international organisations are gathering in Hanoi for the 4th Gender Focal Point Conference, which is jointly held by the Colombo Plan Gender Affairs Programme and the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU).
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.
Vietnam seeks to boost cooperation with international NGOs Society

Vietnam seeks to boost cooperation with international NGOs

A conference discussing ways to promote cooperation in social security between Vietnam and foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) was jointly held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) in Hanoi on December 19.
Vietnam accelerates implementation of sustainable development goals Society

Vietnam accelerates implementation of sustainable development goals

The National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam coordinated with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to hold a meeting in the central city of Da Nang on December 18 on realising challenges posed for Vietnam in the implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs).
Long An equips children with underwater skills Society

Long An equips children with underwater skills

The Mekong Delta province of Long An has taken a number of measures to prevent children from drowning accidents, especially during the summer and rainy seasons when they usually take bath in canals.