• Cuba marks 45 years since Fidel’s historical visit to Vietnam
    Cuba marks 45 years since Fidel’s historical visit to Vietnam

    (Vufo) A ceremony was held at President Ho Chi Minh statue in the Cuban capital city of Havana on September 3 to kick-start a series of activities in celebration of the 45th anniversary of Cuban leader Fidel Castro’s historical visit to Vietnam in September 1973.

  • Lao Freedom Order presented to Vietnamese officials
    Lao Freedom Order presented to Vietnamese officials

    Chairman of the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC)’s Central Committee Saysomphone Phomvihane, authorised by the Lao President and Prime Minister, has presented the Freedom Order (Issara) to leaders of some Vietnamese agencies in recognition of their contributions to enhancing the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.

  • Belgian ambassador receives VUFO’s friendship insignia
    Belgian ambassador receives VUFO’s friendship insignia

    (VNF) - The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisation (VUFO) has presented the “For Peace and Friendship Among Nations” insignia to Belgian Ambassador to Vietnam Jehanne Roccas, at a ceremony in Hanoi on August 7, in recognition of her contributions to enhancing the mutual understanding, friendship and cooperation between the two countries’ people.

  • Dr.Rafael Hernandez: Vietnam's experience in people-to-people diplomacy can benefit Cuba
    Dr.Rafael Hernandez: Vietnam's experience in people-to-people diplomacy can benefit Cuba

    (VUFO) Vice President, General Secretary of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organization (VUFO), Don Tuan Phong, on August 2 held a reception for Dr. Rafael Hernandez, who will speak in an information-sharing session on Cuba’s current situation on August 3.

  • A historic changing of Cuba constitution
    A historic changing of Cuba constitution

    (VUFO) An information-sharing session on Cuba’s current situation was jointly held in Hanoi by the Vietnam-U.S. Society (VUS) under the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and the Fund for Reconciliation and Development (FRD).

  • Promoting international solidarity for peace, security and sustainable development
    Promoting international solidarity for peace, security and sustainable development

    (VUFO) In two days from May 21st-22nd, the Vietnam Peace and Development Foundation (VPDF), Germany’s Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung and the Quang Tri People's Committee held a workshop entitled "People's Solidarity for Peace - Security and Sustainable Development".

  • The fight against poverty often focuses on the wrong things
    The fight against poverty often focuses on the wrong things

    (Quartz) Microsoft cofounder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates believes chickens are an important tool to fight global poverty. He donated 100,000 of the birds to poor rural families in developing countries last year.

  • Southern NGOs get informed and prepared for regional people’s forum
    Southern NGOs get informed and prepared for regional people’s forum

    (Vietpeace) An information sharing meeting on ASEAN and Vietnamese NGOs’ participation in the ASEAN People’s Forum (APF) was held on 20 April in Ho Chi Minh City, by the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO), member of the Vietnamese National Coordinating Committee for APF 2016.