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A panel discussion on challenges and opportunities for women
October 12, 2014

HANOI, October 12, 2014 -- More than one hundred women entrepreneurs from throughout Vietnam gathered today at the Vietnam Women Entrepreneurs Forum 2014, supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), to share successful business models and to discuss challenges and opportunities for women.

The forum, themed ‘Vietnam Women Entrepreneurs Towards the Future’ and organized by the Vietnam Women Entrepreneurs Council (VWEC) of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) with support from USAID’s Governance for Inclusive Growth (GIG) program, also sought inputs and suggestions from the participants for the development of VWEC’s strategy towards 2020 to build a strong national organization that can effectively represent the voice of women entrepreneurs in policy advocacy and support its members in doing business.

Site preparation is underway for environmental remediation of dioxin contamination at Danang Airport.
February 19, 2013

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced that it has contracted with TerraTherm, Inc. to carry out thermal remediation of dioxin at Vietnam's Danang Airport. 

Delegation from the United States to the LMI Infrastructure Best Practices Exchange.
January 14, 2013

The U.S. Departments of State and Commerce and Vietnam Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Transport in collaboration with the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council hosted a Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Infrastructure Best Practices Exchange in Hanoi on January 14-15, 2013. The LMI Infrastructure Best Practices Exchange brought together senior U.S. and regional government officials and private sector representatives responsible for infrastructure development from the United States and the LMI partner countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Randy Flay of USAID speaks at the symposium in Can Tho.
January 10, 2013

Since the Legislative Research Program began more than a year ago, USAID has worked with the to strengthen the capacity to provide National Assembly members and staff with greater in-depth information and analysis on critical laws and policies.

Rosario Chato Calderon of USAID addresses the workshop on renewable resources in Hanoi.
January 9, 2013

The U.S. Government launched the EC-LEDS initiative more than two years ago to support developing country-led efforts to accelerate their economic growth, achieve their development goals, and address climate change. Vietnam was one of our first partners and we are privileged to work with you in this endeavor.

USAID Office of General Development Director Kyung "KC" Choe speeaks at the consultative workshop in Hanoi.
December 26, 2012

USAID is proud to be a partner with the GVN in these important efforts to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities. Since 1989, the U.S. Government has provided over $54 million in assistance to people with disabilities, regardless of cause. In collaboration with the GVN and partners such as the Vietnam Assistance to the Handicapped, we have been able to contribute to the development of Vietnam's National Law on Disability, Accessibility Codes and Standards for public transportation, public construction and access to information. In addition, we have been contributing to the establishment of the Blue Ribbon Employer Council that promotes employment for PWDs, the establishment of the National Coordinating Council on Disabilities and the Vietnam Disability Federation to promote enforcement of the disability law and policies.

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Last updated: October 17, 2014

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