Màu đỏ Màu xanh nước biển Màu vàng Màu xanh lá cây
Thứ 6 - 26/02/2016
Vietnam - Laos relations: the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation
Celebrating the 132nd Birth Anniversary of Ho Chi Minh President ((19/5/1890 – 19/5/2022)
Celebrating the Labour Day 2022
Celebrating the 47th Anniversary of the Liberation of the South and the National Reunification Day (April 30, 1975 - April 30, 2022)
Celebrating the 71st Anniversary of the Traditional Day of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (November 17, 1950 - November 17, 2021)
People – to – people diplomacy in 2022 promotes the role of the pioneering and innovating force.

The important task of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations system in 2022 is to implement the Resolution of the 13th National Party Congress, promote the pioneering role of foreign affairs, effectively serve the pandemic prevention and control, socio-economic recovery and development of the country. This task requires the entire system of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations to have a correct awareness of the mission of people-to-people diplomacy in the new situation, continue to strongly and deeply innovate in thinking as well as methods of operation...



People-to-people diplomacy needs to grasp new trends in gathering people's forces in the world, promote the advantages of its various partners, forces, fields of activity, and contact channels, flexible measures, to actively expand foreign relations, strengthen effective cooperation relations with partners on both bilateral and multilateral levels.

People – to - people need to actively connect, mobilize and call for the support of the people of other countries, especially neighboring countries, ASEAN countries, strategic partners, comprehensive strategic partners of Vietnam; thereby influencing the policies of governments, organizations, international and regional institutions, contributing to removing challenges and obstacles in relations with partners, facilitating the cause of construction and protect the country.

It is necessary to closely associate activities of peace, solidarity, friendship, people-to-people cooperation and cooperation with foreign non - governmental organizations with the development goals of the country; efforts to pave the way, facilitate and create cooperation channels with policy makers and businesses to mobilize resources in terms of capital, technology, knowledge and experience to serve the rapid and sustainable development of the country, focusing on the following key areas: response to climate change, prevention and control of natural disasters and epidemics, the environment protection, digital transformation, human resources training, overcoming the consequences of war, and taking care of community health, supporting vulnerable groups…


General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has directed foreign affairs: "... be sensible, dare to think, dare to do, have the spirit of proactive attack, dare to go beyond the framework of old thinking, familiar fields to have thoughts and actions beyond the national level, to meet the needs of regional and international levels”.

People – to – people diplomacy needs to confidently innovate, be creative, find new directions, new methods of doing things, new areas of cooperation, develop and cooperate with new partners... to strengthen ties with traditional friends and expand networks of friends and partners of Vietnam in the world. It is necessary to carefully study the characteristics, pay attention to the interests of each individual and groups of friends and partners in order to have appropriate cooperation methods and programs, meeting both our interests and theirs; ensure the highest interests of our nation and people on the basis of the United Nations Charter and basic principles of international law for equality and mutual benefit.

Actively participate in multilateral people's forums, take advantage of people's forums and mechanisms within the United Nations framework to enhance international understanding and support for Vietnam and the undertakings and policies of our Party and State, especially in matters of democracy, human rights, sovereignty over borders, sea and islands; at the same time, actively contribute to the international community's efforts to respond to common challenges such as non-traditional security issues, the environment, water resources, and cyber security; promote compliance with international law; settle disputes by peaceful means; strive for peace, stability, cooperation and development.

Focus on attracting entrepreneurs, businessmen, young people, celebrities, intellectuals, artists; apply information technology, digital transformation to create new attraction and vitality; provide more material and human resources to the people - to – people diplomacy to make its activities practical and effective.

Promote Vietnam's image to the world through cultural, artistic works and external information products that are attractive in both content and form; strengthen the provision of information and support for international friends to write about Vietnam; increase the mobilization of researchers and scholars in research activities to improve the quality of policy cosultancy in service of foreign affairs and people - to – people diplomacy.

Consolidate the organization and apparatus of VUFO from the central to local levels in unity, strength and efficiency; strengthen fostering and training of VUFO staff with political courage and professional capacity to meet task requirements.

Speech delivered by Ms. Nguyen Phuong Nga - President of VUFO