Third political essay contest on protecting Party ideological foundation launched

VOV.VN - A press conference was held on February 1 to launch the third Political Essay Contest on protecting the ideological foundation of the Party in 2023 with a view to raising awareness and responsibility of Party committees, organizations, cadres, party members, and citizens in protecting the ideological foundation of the Party, while combating false and hostile views.

The press conference was connected online to 63 localities throughout the nation.

Upon addressing the press conference, Le Van Loi, deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics, said that the purpose of the contest is to continue affirming the important role of protecting the ideological foundation of the Party. In addition, it seeks to fight wrongful and hostile views in the new situation, whilst simultaneously raising awareness and responsibilities of the Party committees, party organisations, cadres, party members, and the people in this regard.

The contest is also designed to form a wide network to protect the ideological foundation of the Party, improve the overall quality of political works in newspapers, magazines, radio, television, and social media outlets to disseminate information about the Party's policies and laws of the State.

Eligible contestants can be Vietnamese nationals based both in the country and abroad, as well as foreigners whose political essays match the contest's criteria.

Entries must not have already been published by media outlets or on social networks before the time of launching the contest.

The theme of the entries should focus on basic and central issues such as scientific values, revolution, the era of Marxism - Leninism, Ho Chi Minh's thought, and suggestions for supplementation and development, as well as protection of the Party's guidelines and policies and laws of the State.

The focus is on the cause of innovation, the path to socialism in Vietnam today, identifying struggles, refuting wrong and hostile views against the Party, State, regime, and its practice, as well as experiences in protecting the Party's ideological foundation.

The announcement and award ceremony is set to be held in October.