Vietnamese, Russian women join hands for sustainable development

Monday, 2019-07-22 17:16:16
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The VWU’s President Nguyen Thi Thu Ha speaking at the forum (Photo: NDO)
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NDO – The Vietnamese – Russian Women Forum, themed ‘Joining hands to promote sustainable development’ was held in Hanoi on July 22.

The event, held by the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU), is part of activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the signing of the treaty on basic principles for the Vietnam – Russia bilateral friendship (1994-2019) and the 70th founding anniversary of diplomatic ties (1950-2020).

Speaking at the forum, member of the Party Central Committee and President of the VWU Nguyen Thi Thu Ha said that the cooperation between women from the two countries is an indispensable part in the Vietnam – Russia relations.

The VWU has contributed to developing the friendship and cooperation between the two nations through various activities, she added.

The VWU’s President also noted that Vietnam wished to learn from the experience of the Russian side, particularly on maternal and child care and developing talents.

At the forum, the delegates heard presentations on issues of common concern, significantly contributing to the implementation of sustainable development of goals of the United Nations, such as the promotion of gender equality in education, people and cultural exchange.