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Brief introduction

History of the establishment and development

of the Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organizations 

In order to meet the requirements of the local people-to-people diplomacy, the People's Committee of Dong Nai province signed the Decision No.3453/QĐ-UBND dated October 28, 2013 to establish the Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organizations (DUFO).

On November 15, 2013, the Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organizations held its 1st Congress, term 2013-2018, with the participation of 150 delegates. The Congress approved the operation Charter and operation orientation for the 1st term and elected the Executive Committee consisting of 19 comrades. The 1st Executive Committee Conference (term I) elected the Standing Committee of 05 comrades, chaired by Mr. Le Hong Phuong - Former Standing Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee; Ms. Bui Ngoc Thanh - Former Head of the Provincial Party Committee's Mass Mobilization Department, was elected as the Standing Vice Chairwoman of DUFO.

On July 9, 2015, at the 4th Executive Committee Conference of the Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organizations (term I), Ms. Bui Ngoc Thanh was elected as Chairwoman.​

The Executive Committee of the Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organizations, term 2013 - 2018

In the period of two days from the 24th to 25th of September, 2019, the Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organizations held its 2nd Congress, term 2019 -2024, with the participation of nearly 300 delegates. The Congress consulted to elect the Executive Committee of DUFO of the 2nd term with 29 members. Mr. Nguyen Thanh Tri, former Vice Chairman of Dong Nai Provincial People's Committee was elected to hold the position of Chairman, Mr. Bui Quang Huy - Vice Chairman of the Provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee and Mr. Nguyen Viet Thang – Deputy Director of Dong Nai Department of External Relations were elected to be Vice Chairmen of the Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organizations for the term 2019 - 2024.


The 2nd Congress of the Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organizations

On February 25, 2020, the Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organizations held the 2nd (non-regular) Executive Committee Conference, term 2019 - 2024. At the Conference, there were 25/29 Executive Committee members and representatives of departments, agencies and sectors.The Conference consolidated the personnel of the Executive Committee, Standing Committee, Vice Chair and General Secretary of DUFO; Comrade Bui Thi Lieu - former Vice Chairwoman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of the province was elected to hold the position of Vice Chairwoman (full-time) of DUFO, term 2019 - 2024.

The Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organizations is a socio-political organization specialized in people-to-people diplomacy in the field of peace, solidarity, friendship; promotes the cooperation relations among the People of Vietnam in general, Dong Nai in particular and the People of countries in the world and foreign non-governmental organizations. The Provincial Friendship Union operates under the direct direction of the Party Committee and the management of the People's Committee of Dong Nai Province.

Currently, the organizational structure of DUFO consists of 16 officials and civil servants, working at the Office – External Relations Information and 02 specialized boards:  Peace - Solidarity - Friendship and Foreign Non-Governmental Affairs.

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Officials and civil servants working at the Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organizations

Since the early days of its establishment, the Standing Agency of the Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organizations has always paid attention to the training and development of young human resource, with professional qualifications, foreign languages ​​and diplomatic skills, in order to constantly renew and improve the operational efficiency of DUFO with the motto "proactive, flexible, creative and effective" to meet the requirements and political tasks in the new situation.

Since its establishment, DUFO has organized to build solidarity and friendship relationships and has established 9 Friendship Associations with approximately 8000 members, including: Vietnam - Cambodia, Vietnam - Thailand, Vietnam - Laos, Vietnam - Russia, Vietnam - Japan, Vietnam - Korea, Vietnam - France, Vietnam - China, Vietnam - United States. It is expected that in 2021, the the provincial Vietnam - ASEAN multilateral Friendship Association will be established to strengthen connectivity, exchange and friendly cooperation with members of the ASEAN community.

In order to consolidate and strengthen solidarity, friendship and promote cooperation with other countries, the Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organizations regularly organizes activities to celebrate public holidays, important political events, the Anniversaries of diplomatic relations, cultural exchange activities or courtesy visits to the Consulate General of countries in Ho Chi Minh city ...

Along with diplomatic activities, the Union is also the focal agency in promoting and mobilizing foreign individuals and non-governmental organizations to give aid to Dong Nai; linking social responsibility and business activities of FDI enterprises in the province. Programs and projects have been implemented focusing on the field of social security in the province, making positive contributions to the province's socio-economic development.

The above positive results have been achieved thanks to the close attention of the Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial People's Committee; close coordination with departments, divisions, sectors and mass organizations; the effective performance of the role and responsibility of the members of the Executive Committee and Standing Committee of the Dong Nai Union of Friendship organizations. So far, DUFO has overcome initial difficulties and quickly stabilized. By the way, the Union of Friendship Organizations of Dong Nai province would like to send the sincere thanks the foreign non-governmental organizations, diplomatic agencies, businesses, units and individuals that have paid lots of concern and contributed to the socio – economic development for disadvantaged areas of Dong Nai.

In the coming time, the Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organizations will constantly expand its relationship and promote comprehensive cooperation with the People of other countries through the development of Friendship Associations; at the same time, enhance the solidarity and friendship with international friends through people-to-people diplomacy activities, thereby mobilizing foreign non-governmental resources to participate in the province's socio-economic development.