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From Vision to Action - CRC@20 celebration in Viet Nam

Ha Noi, 24 February 2010 – Viet Nam, the first country in Asia and the second in the world to ratify the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), celebrated 20 years since ratification yesterday at a high profile event in Ha Noi organised by the Vietnamese government with UNICEF support. Government leaders, including Deputy Prime Minister and Politburo member Nguyen Sinh Hung, noted that over the past two decades the State of Viet Nam has made great efforts to implement the CRC, including awareness raising activities on child rights, harmonisation of the CRC with national laws, enhancement of state management over children’s issues, and provision of increased resources for child development. See more related info here...

Ho Chi Minh Pioneer Brigade drums to welcome the CRC@20 delegations/participants

H.E Madam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, MOLISA minister delivers her opening remarks

Mr Jesper Morch, UNICEF Representative in Viet Nam delivers his opening remarks

H.E Mr Nguyen Sinh Hung, Politburo member, Deputy Prime Minister, joins H.E Madam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, MOLISA minister and other ministers, National Assembly leaders to applause UNICEF Representative's remarks

Participants from UNICEF, line ministries and INGO listen to presentations on CRC implementation

Documentary video show at the event

Children's performance at the event

Children offer flowers to H.E Mr Nguyen Sinh Hung, Politburo member, Deputy Prime Minister and H.E Madam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, MOLISA minister

Children offer flowers to H.E Mr Nguyen Khanh, former Deputy Prime Minister, who played an active role in Viet Nam's ratification of the CRC 20 years ago

Children offer flowers to H.E Madam Le Thi Thu, former minister, former Chairwoman of Viet Nam Commission on Population, Family and Children

Children offer flowers to H.E Madam Thanh Thanh, former minister, former Chairwoman of Viet Nam Commission on Protection and Care of Children, the first ever minister in charge of children in the country in late 80s, early 90s. She is currently Chairwoman of Viet Nam Association on Protection of the Rights of the Child

Children offer flowers to Mr Jesper Morch, UNICEF Representative in Viet Nam

Children's performance at the event

H.E Mr Nguyen Sinh Hung, Politburo member, Deputy Prime Minister delivers a speech at the event

Group picture with H.E Mr Nguyen Sinh Hung, Politburo member, Deputy Prime Minister, H.E Madam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, MOLISA minister and other ministers, National Assembly leaders and UNICEF participants

UNICEF Representative, MOLISA minister and National Assembly representative co-chair the presentation and discussion sessions on CRC implementation

Leader from the Committee on Culture, Education, Youth and Children of the National Assembly presents "Roles and responsibilities of the National Assembly in implementation of the CRC"

H.E Mr Nguyen Khanh, former Deputy Prime Minister, who played an active role in Viet Nam's ratification of the CRC 20 years ago, shares his memoires and thoughts

Ms Diane Swales, EAP Child Protection Regional Adviser presents "Globalization and international integration – Opportunities, challenges and new trends in implementing CRC"

 

 
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