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)
Cultivating Vietnam - France friendship
Established in 2018, the Vietnam - France Friendship Association of Dong Nai province (the Association) has shown its initiative and actively promoted its role as a connector. It not only contributes to cultivating the friendship between the people of Dong Nai province and the French people, but also promotes the movement of learning French in the locality.
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Chairman of Dong Nai Union Friendship Organizations Nguyen Thanh Tri presents gifts to Ms. Emmanuelle PAVILLON-GROSSER, Consul General of France in Ho Chi Minh City

According to Mr. Tran Minh Hung, Chairman of the Provincial Vietnam - France Friendship Association, in Dong Nai, since the 2002-2003 school year, French has been taught in schools. There are currently 3 schools implementing this educational program: Nguyen Du Primary School, Thong Nhat Secondary School and Tran Bien High School with nearly 300 students studying. After 21 years of implementation, teaching and learning French has always been maintained, developed and achieved certain results. Many teachers have become the core force in teaching French. Many students have grown up and use French as a tool on their career path.

Besides teaching French in schools, many cultural exchange activities between Vietnam and France are also promoted in Dong Nai. According to Mr. Tran Minh Hung, the Association is always proactive and actively promotes its role as a bridge in people-to-people diplomacy. Every year, the Association regularly connects with the Consulate General of France and the French Institute in Vietnam to organize friendship exchange activities, celebrating International Francophonie Day, the Day of establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries and the Day of establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries, National Day of the French Republic,…

In recent years, on the occasion of the Independence Day of the French Republic, the Provincial Union of Friendship Organizations have coordinated with the Provincial Vietnam - France Friendship Association and schools organized French Speech Contests and study abroad consulting in France. That has become a playground and opportunity for students learning French, people who love France to actively participate.

In addition, the French Institute in Vietnam also donated hundreds of books and reference materials to the libraries of schools teaching French in the province. At the same time, the Association has connected to register teachers who are teaching French to receive French language training during the summer, online classes and participate in other activities organized by the French Institute.

Not only educational and cultural exchange activities, Dong Nai province also has cooperative relationships with two localities of the French Republic, which are the Rhône-Alpes region and the Bretagne region. The areas in which Dong Nai province and French localities signed a cooperation agreement include: economic development, solidarity with disadvantaged populations, technical assistance in training, promotion of forest heritage, cooperation in the textile, garment, footwear and leather industries, and development cooperation in the field of production and processing of agricultural and livestock products...

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Delegates visit the painting contest "Vietnam - France Friendship"

The cooperative relationship between Dong Nai and the two regions of France has contributed to creating favorable conditions for Dong Nai to develop its market, increasing export turnover between Dong Nai and French localities, not only in the field of industry or agriculture but also investment, trade, tourism, education and health.

In particular, there are currently 18 French enterprises investing in the province with a total capital of 182.8 million USD. In addition, 4 French non-governmental organizations are operating in the province with projects implemented in the fields of health and society, contributing to promoting the province's socio-economic development.

Vietnam currently ranks 2nd among countries receiving French ODA in Asia with an amount of over 18.4 billion USD. Simultaneously, France is also the leading bilateral European ODA donor to Vietnam. In addition, the two countries have many rich and diverse undergraduate and graduate training exchange and cooperation programs with hundreds of agreements signed between universities and research centers on both sides. There are currently about 7 thousand Vietnamese students studying in France.

Ms. Anne-Laure Vincent, French Language Cooperation Attaché of the French Embassy located at the French Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, said that in the 50 years of establishing diplomatic relations, the two countries have expressed their common desire to maintain a deep and practical relationship associated with the spirit of cooperation for the benefit of the two peoples, for peace, cooperation and development in the region and the world. Ms. Anne-Laure Vincent highly appreciated Dong Nai's cultural exchange activities, economic development, and support for connecting Vietnamese people with French. This contributes to spreading the love and connection between the two countries.