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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 4:30am

HANOI, December 11, 2018 -- Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Institute for Social Development Studies (ISDS) hosted an event to mark the completion of the USAID Land Access for Women (LAW) project. The International Center for Research on Women and ISDS implemented this project from 2014 to 2018.

USAID/Vietnam Deputy Mission Director Craig Hart, and ISDS Director Dr. Khuat Thu Hong opened the event. It was attended by representatives from District Peoples’ Committees, the Department of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs from Long An province, Provincial Legal Aid Centers, and members of mass organizations.

Friday, November 30, 2018 - 4:00am

Ho Chi Minh City, November 30, 2018 — On the eve of World AIDS Day 2018, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MOH), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and global health non-profit organization, PATH, announced the nationwide launch of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) services for HIV prevention.

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 2:30am

On November 23-24, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry organized a workshop in Quy Nhon where business leaders in Central Vietnam pledged to actively combat illegal wildlife consumption, tapping new programs to shed light on wildlife crime and myths about consumption that are driving the trade in and through the country.

United States and Vietnam Complete Environmental Remediation at Danang Airport
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:45am

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.

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Last updated: October 26, 2018

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