Vice President Truong Thi Khue visits Canada with the DIREG program delegation
During the period from 2001 to mid 2006, with the technical support from Quebec University in Montreal (UQAM), the Canadian International and Development Agency (CIDA) has funded the DIREG Program and VWU is 1 of the 8 Vietnamese partners participating in this Program. The other 7 partners are:
One of the important objectives of the visit was to meet and discuss with Canadian partners the sustainability of the DIREG Program after its completion and the direction for the cooperative relations between Canadian and Vietnamese partners in the future.
Ms. Truong Thi Khue also had a meeting with the Women’s Research Institute which belongs to UQAM to discuss cooperation possibilities in the field of education and research in order to implement a project on establishing the Women’s Institute on Gender and Development. Representatives of VWU also had meetings with leaders and teachers of Rosemont College, a partner of VWU for over 10 years through 2 projects on “ Women and Employment” and ”Women and Rural Development”. Preparatory activities for the new program to support women on economic development and environmental protection were discussed.
Doctor Guy Goulet, Director of the DIREG Program and Center for Training and Research on