The Vietnam Women’s Union is very happy to be informed that the VIII National Women’s Congress of the Cuban Women’s Union was ended successfully and comrade YOLANDA FERRER GOMEZ was re-selected as General Secretary of Cuban Women’s Union.
At the invitation of the Korean Democratic Women’s Union, Mme Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa, member of the Vietnam Party Central Committee, president of the Vietnam Women’s Union led the Vietnamese Women’s delegation to pay a friendship visit to Korea during 23-27 Feb, 2009.
In the morning of February 12th 2009 in Hanoi, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the cooperation of ASEAN Fund, organized a workshop on ASEAN Fund and Solidarity Fund-Japan, with an aim to provide information and guidelines on making proposals for projects to be funding in ASEAN to improve the effectiveness and quality of making proposals and the implementation of cooperative projects in the Initiatives for ASEAN Integration.
In the after noon of the new year event December 30th , 2008, the central of Vietnam Women’s Union organized a ceremony to confer the Merit Medal “For the Development of Women in Vietnam” to Mr. Ian Howie, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFP) Representative in Vietnam.
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the foundation of HAI, on behalf of Vietnam Women’s Union and its 13 million members through out the country, the Presidium of VWU would like to extend to you all the warmest congratulation and the best wishes.
In the morning of November 14, 2008, at the United Nations Development Fund for Women’s (UNIFEM) office in Hanoi, Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) handed books of about 600,000 signatures (1st stage) of staff, members, women and the people from over 40 provinces/cities nationwide responding UNIFEM’s campaign “Say NO to violence against women” to UNIFEM.
Violence against women is a global pandemic, in fact 1 in 3 women will experience an incident of violence in their life time would firstly like to congratulate Madame Hoa and the Vietnam Women’s Union for partnering with UNIFEM on this very important campaign. The Vietnam Women’s Union has enormous ability to reach large numbers of women across all sections of society and geographic locations.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Japan held a culture exchange named “Meeting the Fall Culture” on September 22. Attending this event were Ambassadors’ wives and embassies’ female staffs from 24 countries which were members of Asia – Pacific Women’s Union in Japan.
First of all, on be half of VWU and the women in Vietnam, I would like to extend to you our warmest greetings and sincerest thanks for inviting us to join your significant even – the South African Women’s Inventors and Innovators - and visit your beautiful country and meet you all.