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Working across sectors to promote nurturing and sustainable environments for young children

Working across sectors to promote nurturing and sustainable environments for young children

05/12/2019
On December 04th, 2019, in Hanoi, Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) in cooperation with Asia - Pacific Regional Network for Early Childhood held the Asia - Pacific Regional  Conference on Early Childhood Development 2019. The Conference with the theme "Working across sectors to promote nurturing and sustainable environments for young children". Attending the Conference were Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, Chairman of the National Committee for children; Minister of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung; Director of East Asia - Pacific UNICEF Karin Hulshof; Director of Asia - Pacific Regional Network for Early Childhood Sheldon Shaeffer; Director of Asia - Pacific UNESCO Shigeru Aoyagi; and the Ministers, Head of the Delegations from the countries, territories in the Asia - Pacific region; 530 representatives from 35 countries and territories in the Region; 44 international organization, NGOs, experts, researchers. 
Vietnam determines to implement gender equality towards “no one’s left behind”

Vietnam determines to implement gender equality towards “no one’s left behind”

29/11/2019
On November 27th, 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand, the Asia – Pacific Ministerial Conference on 25 years of implementation of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.
Conference on policies for comprehensive development of children

Conference on policies for comprehensive development of children

24/11/2019
On November, 23rd, in Hanoi, at the conference on policies for comprehensive development of childre, Vice Chairperson of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong said that it is crucial to incorporate the enforcement of child rights into socio-economic plans and State budget allocation, particularly in the next five years. The conference was held by the NA’s Committee for Culture, Education, Youth and Children; the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs – the leading agency for child issues; and the UNICEF. The conference took place as Asia-Pacific countries preparing for the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Early Childhood Development in Hanoi from December 4 – 6.  It aimed to raise awareness among policy makers of the threats to young children’s present and future environments, as well as opportunities to protect these environments.
The 30th anniversary of UN Convention on the Right of the Child

The 30th anniversary of UN Convention on the Right of the Child

18/11/2019
On November, 16th, in Hanoi, the Ministry of Labour - Invalid and Social Affairs and the UNICEF office in Vietnam held a ceremony to mark the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Right of the Child. Attending the event were Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam - Chairperson of National's Committee for Children. 
KOVA Prize for outstanding social work, research awarded

KOVA Prize for outstanding social work, research awarded

18/11/2019
The 17th annual KOVA Prize honoured a medical research project, five individuals for their social service and more than 100 students for scientific research and outstanding academic results at a ceremony in HCM City on Saturday.
Action month for gender equality and prevention of gender based violence 2019: Stop violence against women and children

Action month for gender equality and prevention of gender based violence 2019: Stop violence against women and children

11/11/2019
  On November 09th, 2019, in Quang Ngai province, Ministry of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs in cooperation with Provincial People’s Committee of Quang Ngai held the Launching Ceremony of Action month for gender equality and prevention of gender based violence 2019 with the theme “Stop violence against women and children”. Attending the Ceremony were Mr. Le Van Thanh, Deputy Minister of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs, mrs. Bui Thi Quynh Van, Permanent Vice Secretary of the Provincial Party’s Committee, President of the Provincial People’s Council; Mrs. Dinh Thi Hong Minh, Vice President of Provincial People’s Committee; representatives from the United Nations Population Fund in Vietnam and representatives from ministries, sectors, central agencies, international partners and 700 officials, students in locality.
Regional kick-off meeting on development of

Regional kick-off meeting on development of "ASEAN declaration on promotion of social work"

29/10/2019
On August 28th, 2019, Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs in cooperation with United Nation Children's Fund (UNICEF) and ASEAN's Secretary Board held  Regional kick-off meeting on development of "ASEAN declaration on promotion of social work". Deputy Minister Le Tan Dung attended and had an opening speech.
Prime Minister reiterates Vietnam’s priority to poverty reduction efforts

Prime Minister reiterates Vietnam’s priority to poverty reduction efforts

21/10/2019
The Prime Minister called on the whole nation to join hands in support of the poor at a  programme "Joining hand for the poor - No one left behind 2019" held on October 17, 2019.  Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has reaffirmed the Vietnamese Party and State’s special attention to poverty reduction, adding that one fifth of the annual budget is being spent on the efforts.