International NGOs donation in 2014 reached US$300 million

(VOV) - Despites world economic difficulties in 2014, international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) still provided US$300 million for Vietnam, focusing on social issues and socio-economic, health, educational and natural resource development.

The figure was announced by the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) at a meeting in Hanoi on December 19 with the participation of more than 250 representatives from international NGOs, ministries, diplomatic corps and international development cooperation agencies (IDCA).

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The People's Aid Coordinating Committee (PACCOM) carried out a number of activities in 2014, including 25 conferences and seminars, to connect localities with international NGOs, donors, embassies and IDCAs.

On the occasion, the VUFO presented certificates of merit to 33 foreign NGOs and one individual who have made significant contributions to poverty reduction and sustainable development efforts in Vietnam.