Tag: European Union

The Law on Access to Information: A quick review

On 27 March 2013 in Hanoi, CARE International in Vietnam, Oxfam in Vietnam, and the three Coalitions for clean water, mineral and land forest co-organised a workshop on Sharing Experiences in Implementing the Law on Access to Information. Participants included representatives from central, provincial and communal authorities and civil society organisations. The discussions focused on …

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Stand Up – Speak Out project: Activities lined up to raise awareness and change behaviour about violence

On 12 March 2019, members of the Stand Up, Speak Out (SUSO) project met in Hanoi to review the progress in the first year and plan for the second year. In 2018, the project formed a group of 48 change agents and finalized the manual package guiding discussions about gender-based violence in the community. The change agents received …

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Community Forest Land Protection and Management: New Opportunities for Ethnic Minorities in Vietnam

Hanoi, 28-12-2018 – Ethnic minority communities who mostly live on agricultural and forest land have been able to increase their income, raise their voice and promote their contributions to the protection and management of community forest land. This is one of the achievements of the project Promoting Land Rights for Ethnic Minority People in Vietnam …

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Vietnam’s Law on Access to Information Provide an Opportunity to Narrow the Information Gap for Ethnic Minorities

Hanoi, 12 July 2018 – Vietnam’s first Law on Access to Information, effective as of 1st July 2018, provide a crucial opportunity for state authorities, social organisations and citizens to increase information transparency in general and narrow the gap of information for ethnic minorities in particular. The right of access to information is one of …

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