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)
Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations: Having a look at the development progress
In recent years, under the leadership of the Party, upon the close coordination between Party external relations and State diplomacy, the operations of Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) has developed and affirmed its position and role in people-to-people external affairs activities and external affairs of the country, and contributed to the innovation, development and defense of the country.

Strong Development Step

Through 65 years of establishment and development, the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations and its member Associations had the great contributions in the gathering and the founding the People’s Front World Unite, supporting the people of Vietnam during the national liberation struggle; as a bridge and breakthrough in breaking embargo and normalizing relations with countries after the war; promoting the expansion and diversification of partnership during the open door and international integration period.

Currently Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations has 111 member organizations, including 64 organizations in the central and 47 local union. Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations has established an international partner network consists of thousands of organizations and individuals in the continent, especially in the key areas. Union has actively promoted the peace, solidarity, friendship and people cooperation activities. 

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Mr. Tran Van Vinh - Vice Chairman of Dong Nai Province People’s Committee was watching at photos of ASEAN countries.

The gratitudes towards international friends, advocacy, collaboration and political struggle was promoted, contributing to improving Vietnam’s position in the world, popularising the image and protecting the benefits of Vietnam in the international arena; contribute actively to the struggle to defend its sovereignty, territorial integrity, sea islands, bring the justice to victims of Agent Orange, advocating the international community removing the consequene of the mine left from the war time, struggling on the issues of democracy, human rights, ethnic, religion to the hostile forces in the U.S. and the West.

As the contact agency for relations and mobilizing the non-governmental aid, the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations has implemented effectively the aid mobilization and managed activities of non-governmental organizations. Since 1992 until now, the aid disbursement is over US$3.5 billion for the prioritized fields such as overcoming the consequences of the war, poverty elimination, building infrastructure for healthcare and education service, solving social issues, developing the economy, protecting the environment and natural resources, emergency aids for the natural disasters and enhancing the integration capacity. The management on non-governmental organizations have been continuously strengthened, to ensure the security and political aspect. Missons on information and propaganda continue to be interested in, with the information product ranked at the national level, participating effectively into the tasks of foreign propaganda of the Party and the State. VUFO has promoted the role of leading and key in the external activities in general and organizations of Vietnamese People such as the World Social Forum, Asia - Europe People’s, ASEAN People Forum, conferences, and international campaign for peace, international solidarity etc, simultaneoulsy support a number of other unions, civil organizations in their external activities.


Creating a favorable international environment

In the coming time, peace, cooperation and development will be the key tendency while many new complicated issues and unpredictable uncertainties. The tensions such as religious and ethnic conflicts, separation, local wars, territorial disputes, resource disputes, political unrest, interference, terrorism will happen in different forms. The world structure of multipolar will be more featured. The trend of democratization in international relations continue to grow, but the big countries will be dominant in international relations. Global issues will be complicated. The problem of non-traditional security, particularly internet security is increasingly becoming an urgent and important matter that force the countries to increase investment in homeland security and promote international cooperation. The struggle of the peoples in the world on matters of politics, ideology, for people’s democratic social progress is increasingly more aggressive. Regional situation creates new challenges to the security and national sovereignty.

During the period that the country proactively integrates into the world, activities of people-to-people relations have been conducted at all levels and in all fields with the diverssifed forms, connecting more directly to the world. In addition, the governments of some countries and the anti-Vietnam forces have enhanced their interest, investment, and taking advantage of the people-to-people channel to increase distorting activities, inciting against the Vietnam through issues of democracy, human rights, ethnicity, religion.

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Talk show about Dong Nai Province - 40 years of its construction and development.

For the reasons above, the people-to-people tasks of VUFO is to strengthen the international solidarity for supporting Vietnam for the higher position and role in implementating of the guidelines, and common foreign policy, contributing to create a favorable international environment for the development of the country, to defend the national independence, sovereignty, strengthen the image, and international position of Vietnam, contributing to the national construction and defense in the new situation.

 Don Tuan Phong

Vice Chairman cum Secretary General

Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations