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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:45am

DANANG, November 7, 2018 - Today, U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink and Vietnam Ministry of National Defense (MND) Vice Minister Nguyễn Chí Vịnh witnessed the signing of an agreement to hand over 13.7 hectares of remediated land at the Danang International Airport to the control of the Ministry of Transportation. This is the third and last portion of land to be turned over for expansion of Danang International Airport. The ceremony also marked the completion of the six-year, $110 million Environmental Remediation of Dioxin Contamination at Danang Airport Project, jointly implemented by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and MND.

U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink answers media questions at the event.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 10:30am

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Ministry of Justice (MOJ) hosted an event to mark the completion of the USAID Governance For Inclusive Growth (GIG) program.

U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink, USAID/Vietnam Mission Director Michael Greene, and Vice Minister of Justice Nguyen Khanh Ngoc opened the event. It was attended by about 250 representatives from government ministries, business associations, social organizations, international organizations, and news agencies.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 10:15pm

HANOI, May 11, 2018 – Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) officially launched the USAID Saving Species project. U.S. Ambassador Daniel J. Kritenbrink, Permanent Deputy Minister of MARD Dr. Ha Cong Tuan, representatives of the MARD Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species Management Authority of Vietnam, and other government and NGO stakeholders attended the launch.

USAID/Vietnam Mission Director Michael Greene speaks at the launch.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 4:45am

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the People’s Committee of Quang Nam Province, officially launched the USAID Green Annamites project in Tam Ky City. USAID/Vietnam Mission Director Michael Greene, Vice Chairman of Quang Nam Le Tri Thanh, along with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and other stakeholders from the province attended the launch.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 2:30am

Today, U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink joined Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defense, in witnessing the signing of a Memorandum of Intent between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of National Defense Military Science Department to begin the process of dioxin contamination remediation at Bien Hoa Air Base area.

U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink (right) and Vietnam Red Cross President Nguyen Thi Xuan Thu at the launch.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 11:15am

Today, U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink launched Phase II of the Enhanced Capacity of the Vietnam Red Cross (VNRC) project on behalf of the U.S. Government.  With an $800,000 grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development, Phase II of the VNRC project is expected to benefit 13,700 people directly and 30,000 people indirectly in three target provinces of Bac Lieu, Hoa Binh, and Quang Tri. 

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 11:45pm

Today, the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Improving Access, Curriculum and Teaching in Medical Education and Emerging Diseases (IMPACT-MED) Alliance held the First Annual National Vietnam Medical Education Conference at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel and Towers in Ho Chi Minh City. The conference, lasting two days, is co-organized with the Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine and Pharmacy and focused on “Preparing the 21st Century Physician.” The U.S. Chargé d'affaires to Vietnam Caryn McClelland opened the conference along with the Vice Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Van Phuc and the Director of Ho Chi Minh City Health Department Nguyễn Tấn Bỉnh.

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:15pm

Today, U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink announced over $1 million in emergency assistance and longer-term disaster risk reduction support to Vietnam to respond to the impacts of Typhoon Damrey and future disasters on behalf of the U.S. Government.

USAID Supports Vietnam to Improve Disaster Response
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 5:15am

Today the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched Phase II of the Building Resilience to Natural Hazards in Central Vietnam project.   Phase II will be implemented by the American Red Cross with five Consortium members:  Vietnam Red Cross, Plan International, HelpAge International, Catholic Relief Services, and Save the Children.

U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius talks to local people about their livelihoods after the launch.
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 12:15pm

Today, the U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam - Ted Osius, joined Le Tri Thanh, Vice Chairman of Quang Nam province, along with other stakeholders from the province and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to open a new Elephant Species and Habitat Protected Area in Nong Son District. This protected area will conserve 18,977 hectares of critical habitat for one of the last groups of endangered Asian elephants in Quang Nam.

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Last updated: October 26, 2018

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