Hanoi’s People-to-people Diplomacy Review for the first 6 months of 2017


On July 7, in Hanoi, the Hanoi Union of Friendship Organizations (HAUFO) held a conference to review activities and plan the key tasks in the last 6 months of 2017.

The conference was attended by Mrs. Nguyen Lan Huong – Standing Member of the Hanoi Party’s Committee, Head of the Commission for Mass Mobilization, Chairwoman of HAUFO, and leaders of VUFO, the Hanoi People’s Committee, the Hanoi Party’s Committee based-agencies, departments and associations.

At the meeting, Mrs. Tran Thi Phuong Hoa – Chairwoman of Hanoi Women’s Union and the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association of Hanoi, and Mr. To Duy Phuong, Vice Chairman of Vietnam-Czech Friendship Association of Hanoi are representatives on behalf of HAUFO’s member units informed and shared experience on the effective implementation of the activities in their unit. They became an important bridge to contribute to the friendship and solidarity, the expansion of cooperation on many areas between Hanoi and other countries in the world.

At the conclusion, Mrs. Nguyen Lan Huong appreciated comments of participants and emphasized that the last six months of 2017 are the important time when the Congress of member organizations and the 5th Congress of HAUFO will be hold. Under the spirit of “Being active, flexible, creative and effective”, she hoped the member units actively prepare for the congress, inform, gain awareness about the people-to-people diplomacy and promote achievements of the capital. Activities will be organized to create a bridge for cooperation on economy, trade, tourism and information, which actively mobilize foreign non-governmental organizations, international friends and overseas Vietnamese communities to participate in and support social and charitable activities. Besides, cultural and sports exchanges also will be hold to welcome the congresses of member organizations and HAUFO.


Hoang Duong