Humans of VOICE: Doan Viet Trung

“I believe that a civil society that is developed, independent, and dynamic will make the government listen to the voice of the people. Vietnam will have democracy; that is my dream for Vietnam in the near future.” This week, we share stories from Doan Viet Trung,…

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Training news: Ceremonies for the ending and the beginning of the terms (2018-2019)

In late March, the end of term 2 in 2018 (September 2018-March 2019) and the beginning of term 1 in 2019 (March 2019-September 2019) were organized at the VOICE office in Manila. Both events had the full attendance of all the interns from two terms and…

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Humans of VOICE: Janice Le

“We need not only VOICE but many other civil society organizations where everyone can work together to have a more democratic and a better country.” This week, we listen to the stories from Mrs. Janice Le who is the member of VOICE Australia which is affiliated…

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Humans of VOICE: Nguyen Van Khanh

“You gave me the opportunity to learn more, you made me feel younger, and moreover, you demonstrated to me that I need to love Vietnam more.” Today, we listen to the stories from Nguyen Van Khanh, Former Director of Radio Free Asia and Former Executive Officer…

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The Vietnamese: EU Officials Raised Concern Over Worrying Human Rights Situation In Vietnam

“The human rights situation in Vietnam is worrying,” according to Commissioner for Trade of the European Union, Cecilia Malmström, after her meeting with independent Vietnamese civil society organizations on March 14, 2019. When announcing the adoption of the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements (EV-FTA) in October…

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Humans of VOICE: Tran My Lan

“Like any Vietnamese, no matter where they live, my heart always gravitates towards my homeland and I hope I can see my country wealthy, democratic and respectful for human rights. Thanks everyone for being patient in reading all of my sharing.” Mrs. Tran My Lan, Masters…

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Self care at VOICE

Activists frequently work in a stressful environment with increased pressure and possibility of burnout due to lack of self-care. We recognize that in order to work in long term and effectively self-care is one of the key priorities. When you take care of yourself well, you…

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Humans of VOICE: Tri Nguyen

“One day, Vietnam will have many leaders who will establish the civil society movement in Vietnam, solve societal problems themselves, and promote the democratic movement in Vietnam.” Today we talk to Tri Nguyen, the Event Manager at VOICE. Through their collective…

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The women of VOICE

On International Women’s Day, March 8, we wish “half of the world” strength, success and happiness. We would like to honor female activists, especially female prisoners of conscience, who have sacrificed so much to fight for a better society.

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Humans of VOICE: Shiwei Ye

“Currently there is a crackdown and some people say this is one of the worst cycles of crackdown that Vietnam seen in years. I think this is precisely why it’s very important to continue to support civil society programs whether by VOICE or by any other…

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Who is VOICE?

Through their collective efforts, they have shaped the vision, implemented the mission and deployed the daily and monthly activities of VOICE. However, their stories have not been told yet. We now will start a series of stories called Humans of VOICE to help the public understand…

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Tet 2019 Greetings from Prime Minister of Canada

On the occasion of the new year, the year of the Pig 2019, The Canadian President Trudeau gave the Lunar New Year greeting to the Vietnamese community in Canada; and thanked the contribution of VOICE Canada and the Canadian Vietnamese Network as well.

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Dân biểu Liên bang Úc Chris Hayes nhận xét về hai cựu thực tập sinh của VOICE

Vừa qua, Dân biểu Chris Hayes từ Úc đã gửi một lá thư chia sẻ nhận xét của ông về 2 cựu thực tập sinh của VOICE mà ông đã từng nhận vào văn phòng ông để thực tập. Bên cạnh đó, ông cũng bày tỏ được tiếp…

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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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