Nguyen Thien Nhan Besuch
H.E.Mr. Nguyen Thien Nhan (2. right), Member of the Political Bureau, President of the Vietnam National Fatherland Front, General Secretary of the Communist Party in Ho Chi Minh City, visited the FNF Office on February 4th, 2015 Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit

Our work in Vietnam is based on a framework agreement between the Foundation and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO). We cooperate with Vietnamese organizations to share liberal values, foster economic freedom and promote the rule of law.

Our Partners:

  • People's Aid Coordinating Commitee (PACCOM)
    PACCOM is a specialised functional body of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations. The cooperation between FNF and PACCOM seeks to raise the understanding about the activities of NGOs in Vietnam, to promote best practices, experiences and lessons learnt. Moreover, we seek to enhance the working capacity of PACCOM staff nationwide.
  • Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM)
    CIEM was founded in 1978 and granted the status of a National Institute directly under the Ministry of Planning and Investment. CIEM’s functions are to research issues related to economic reforms and advise the Government in formulating socio-economic development policies. CIEM and FNF are cooperating in the research and proposal of solutions related to the socio-economic development plans, public investment reforms and state-owned enterprise reforms in Vietnam.
  • Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)
    VCCI is a national organization that assembles and represents the business community, employers, and business associations from all economic sectors. The cooperation between VCCI and FNF seeks to transfer knowledge from the provinces that are economically better off to the poorer parts of the country. The cooperation focuses on issues like improvements of the economic environment and enhancements of provincial competitiveness.
  • Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) 
    VEPR provides the government agencies, international organizations, enterprises and media with high-quality consulting and training services based on research results and expert networks. FNF cooperates with VEPR by organizing annual Summer Schools for Journalists, building an economic library and publishing the English Newsletter for Economics and Policy Development in Vietnam.
  • Department of Multilateral Economic Cooperation (DMEC), Ministry of Foreign Affairs Vietnam (MOFA)
    FNF cooperates with DMEC in organizing regional and national conferences on topics like international integration, economic restructuring and transformation of growth models, and sustainable development in Viet Nam. We further support DMEC by short-term researches to provide policy recommendations on international integration and also training of junior diplomats.

FNF also coperates with the University of Economics and Business (UEB), the Vietnam Institute of Economics (VIE), the Vietnamesisch-Deutsche Freundschaftsgesellschaft (VDFG), the Group of Young Liberal Economists (F-Group), the Centre for Family Support and Community Development (CFSCD), the Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS), the Institute of Cooperative Economy Development (ICED), and the Knowledge Publishing House (KPH).