• Civil Society

    We assist in the creation and management of civil society projects in Vietnam, especially those engineered by our former and current interns.

The Human Rights Subcommittee sends correspondence to VOICE about Human Rights issues in Vietnam

To deepen the human rights dialogue between Australia and Vietnam which was organized in August 2018, the Executive Director of VOICE, Hoi Trinh, worked with the Australian Human Rights subcommittee on June 19, the same year. Here, Mr. Hoi Trinh presented some recommendations which he sent to the…

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What did VOICE accomplish in 2017 and 2018?

See the pictures below that highlight what we achieved in the past two years, from four main activities: Training, Civil Society, Advocacy and Refugee Resettlement.
We achieved this not only by the efforts of VOICE members but also through the support of volunteers, VOICE affiliates, partners and especially our enthusiastic supporters in Vietnam and around the world. Thank you to all of you who have made this success possible!

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Anna Nguyen: It is much more intelligent to try, rather than not to try.

The following article is the sharing of Anna Nguyen, VOICE’s Director of Programs, on the occasion of the trip to advocate the human rights of the Vietnamese delegation in Europe. —– “Surely, in the light of history, it is more intelligent to hope rather…

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Giáo sư Đại học Stanford Larry Diamond: 3 lời khuyên dành cho các nhà hoạt động dân chủ Việt Nam

“Các chế độ độc tài như Trung Quốc hay Việt Nam rồi sẽ rơi vào bế tắc bởi những vấn đề do chính họ gây ra,” Giáo sư Larry Diamond khẳng định trong cuộc trao đổi khi ghé thăm văn phòng VOICE hồi tháng Tám vừa…

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Nhiều bạn trẻ lên tiếng sau bản án 14 năm tù của Hoàng Đức Bình

Tòa án Nhân dân tỉnh Nghệ An vừa tuyên án nhà hoạt động về môi trường Hoàng Đức Bình 14 năm tù giam vì vi phạm hai Điều 257, 258 Bộ luật Hình sự trong phiên xử sơ thẩm hôm 6/2. Ông Lê Văn Luân, một…

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VOICE Launches Mid-term UPR Advocacy Campaign 2017

13/9/2017 – Following VOICE’s Universal Periodic Review Advocacy Campaign in 2014, a delegation advocating for human rights in Vietnam will go to Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Belgium, and the Czech Republic to update United Nations bodies and relevant organizations on the progress (or lack of) the Vietnamese government has made on promoting and protecting human rights since the last review cycle in 2014, as well as to raise awareness about the human rights situation and prisoners of conscience in Vietnam.

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Civil society across Asia is flowering but fragile

The proliferation of civil society organizations (CSOs) throughout Asia is having a significant impact on relations between the state and citizens, on the institutions of the state and on prevailing norms and values. At a recent conference organized by Akihiro Ogawa, professor of Japanese studies at the University…

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UNDP Engagement With Civil Society

UNDP seeks to engage with civil society to promote the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Engagement with civil society is critical to national ownership of development processes, democratic governance, and the quality and relevance of official development programmes. Given the growing role and influence of civil society in development,…

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Tình hình tự do báo chí đang xấu đi trên toàn cầu

Hai phần ba trong số 180 nước được Tổ chức Phóng Viên Không Biên Giới khảo sát có tình trạng đàn áp tự do báo chí tệ hơn trước đây. Báo cáo thường niên của Phóng Viên Không Biên Giới (RSF) cùng với bản Chỉ Số…

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Thông Cáo Về Tin Đồn VOICE Là Tổ Chức Của Việt Tân

Tải bản PDF tại đây. 21/4/2016  Thời gian qua, một số cá nhân và cơ quan an ninh Việt Nam đưa tin đồn rằng VOICE là một tổ chức của đảng Việt Tân và ông Trịnh Hội, Giám đốc điều…

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Civil Society and the TPP Negotiations

VOICE, together with civil society leaders from Vietnam, visited the Washington Post in D.C. to give their thoughts on the current situation in Vietnam and how “Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal presents both peril and opportunity.” As noted, “journalist Nguyen Van Hai,…

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Việt – Thái Refugee recap

40 years since the end of the Vietnam War and over 20 years after being stranded in Thailand, the last remaining Vietnamese Boat People have been accepted into Canada! The group is to be resettled in Vancouver, Edmonton, Ottawa, Calgary and Toronto – on 13 November 2014, the first group…

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VOICE Haiyan Relief Projects

” Following the devastation of Super-typhoon Haiyan in November 2013, VOICE and supporters all over the world led a fundraising campaign which resulted in over $500,000 USD being donated for the victims of the typhoon. After months of providing emergency relief, VOICE worked with local organizations to help rebuild schools,…

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Joint statement by Australian organisations and community groups 13 February 2015 NEVER AGAIN: LET’S END THE DETENTION OF CHILDREN ONCE AND FOR ALL

“VOICE Australia is 1 of over 200 groups to sign onto a statement to call for the cessation of detaining asylum children. This joint letter follows the release this week of the Australian HR Commission’s report on kids in detention.” The  report  of  the  Australian  Human …

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