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Ethnic minorities and indigenous people

Second national ethnic minority congress to be held in 2020

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently signed a decision approving a plan to hold the third congresses of ethnic minority groups at district and provincial levels in 2019 and the second national congress in 2020.The national-level congress will aim to recognize contributions by ethnic minority ...

Sustainable forestry to boost growth among ethnic groups

Việt Nam Government is 100 per cent behind supporting ethnic minority groups.[]3.3 million people managed to get out of poor conditions in 2014-16, and four million new jobs were created in 2014. Each year the country has 1.5 million people joining in the middle class.Keep ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam shares experience in ensuring indigenous peoples’ rights

The Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN) is attending the 17th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), which takes place from April 16 to 27 at the UN Headquarters in New York. In a speech, a representative of the ...

VNA Reporter

Ethical trekking groups in Vietnam empower marginalised tribes

A number of ethical trekking groups in northern Vietnam are empowering local tribes to help end human trafficking, plastic pollution and severe poverty.Keep reading   ...

ROBYN WILSON

New criteria for delimitation of ethnic, mountainous areas suggested

The National Assembly’s Council of Ethnic Affairs has proposed issuing a new set of criteria for delimitation of ethnic minority and mountainous areas in service of bettering the making of policies for the regions.Keep reading ...

VOV Reporter

Gender inequality in ethnic minority groups: survey

Gender inequality in ethnic minorities is seen in different fields, including economy, labour, education, training and healthcare. This was the result of the survey on the socio-economic situation of 53 ethnic minority groups in Việt Nam in 2015 from the gender perspective. The results were ...

VNS Reporter

Few rural families are able to access credit: report

Although access to credit is seen as a key factor in ending poverty, just 29 per cent or so rural households have received loans, a new report says. Released on Tuesday, the report, titled  “Characteristics of the Vietnamese rural economy: Evidence from a 2016 rural household ...

Vietnam News Reporter

Tuition hike could harm ethnic minority students

As universities become financially independent, ethnic minority students enrolled in special majors may suffer tuition fee increases when their instituions impose fee levels higher than the Government’s ceiling.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnamese diplomat calls for long-term solution to refugee problem

The UN Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee (Third Committee) on November 1 held a general debate on a report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on issues related to refugees, returners, displaced people and humanitarian issues. Ambassador Pham Thi Kim Anh, deputy ...

VNA reporter

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