EMWG Meeting on 7th September 2010

Dear EMWGers,

ASEAN people's forum (APF) is organized annually in parallel with the ASEAN summnit. This year, APF is organized in Hanoi from 23 to 26 September 2010. Civil society and non-state actors in ASEAN will discuss important issues for ASEAN people. This year, ethnic minority and indigenous people is also on agenda. Besides the final statement and recommendations to ASEAN leaders, ethnic minority workshop is also a good venue for civil society and researchers in Vietnam and ASEAN to network and collaborate.

In order to effectively contribute to the success of the EM workshop, you are invited to a preparatory meeting at 2pm on Tuesday 7 September 2010 at the meeting room of NGO Resource Centre, La Thanh Hotel, 218 Doi Can Street, Hanoi to:

- discuss workshop on Ethnic minorities at APF6 and what are important issues concerning EM in Vietnam should be discussed.
- discuss how EMWG and its members can contribute and benefit from this event.

Please find the concept note of this workshop at http://www.ngocentre.org.vn/content/concept-note-ethnic-minorities-works...

You can find more information about the APF6 on its website: www.apfvietnam2010.org.vn <http://www.apfvietnam2010.org.vn/> (both English and Vietnamese)

Please confirm your participation with Ms. Duong Thi Tam via the email address: emwg@ngocentre.org.vn
Thank you very much and we are looking forward to seeing you there.

With all my best regards,
Duong Thi Tam
EMWG Coordinator