The Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) with the support by the UN Women Vietnam will organize the “International Forum on Women, Peace and Development” from October 6th-7th, 2015 at the Center for Women and Development, Hanoi, Vietnam on the occasion of 85th anniversary of the Union’s foundation, 70th anniversary of the UN, 70th anniversary of the Women’s International Democratic Federation, and the review of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration (Beijing + 20) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
On the morning of 13th May, 2015, Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa - President of the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) had a courtesy meeting with U.S Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius on the occasion of his visit to the Vietnam Women’s Museum.
Implementing the Resolution No. 36/NQ-TW of the Politburo on the affairs of overseas Vietnamese and Resolution No.11/NQ-TW of the Politburo on women's work in the period of stepped-up national industrialization and modernization, and with the aim of meeting the needs of exchanging, sharing and connecting of Vietnamese women living and working abroad, from November 19th-22nd 2013, the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) and the National Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs co-organized a conference on overseas Vietnamese women. This was the first major event dedicated to this target group, which marked the accomplishment of a goal VWU has been concerned with for a long time.
At the invitation of the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU), a 14-member delegation of the Council of Women of Brunei Darussalam (CWBD), headed by its President Pengiran Datin Hajah Mariam, visited and worked with the VWU from 24-27 November 2013.
Vietnam Women's Union would like to share the following letter which was written by Ms. Larry Holmes, First Secretary of Workers World Party, USA and sent through Women's International Democratic Federation (WIDF) over passing of General Vo Nguyen Giap.