Vice President flies to Australia for Global Summit of Women
Updated : Monday, April 23, 2018 3:33 PM (GMT+0700)

VicePresident Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh left Hanoi on April 22 evening for Australia toattend the 28th Global Summit of Women Summit (GSW) in Sydney, NewSouth Wales state and conduct several bilateral activities from April 23-28. 

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh - Source: VNA

The GSW, scheduled for April26-28, will take the theme “Creating Economies of Shared Value”. It will focusdiscussions on the global situation, globalism and nationalism, impacts ofdigital era, green technology, the use of Internet and information technologyin business, new business models, expansion of markets for women-ledenterprises, and improving women’s role in business activities. 

The event is due to see thepresence of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, the President of Mauritius,ministers, deputy ministers of many countries, along with executives fromtrans-national corporations such as Financial Times, Mc Kinsey, Deloitte, eBay,Facebook, Intel, IBM, Daimler, Westpac, and about 1,000 female entrepreneursand representatives from women’s organisations. 

During the event, Vietnamwill continue affirming its active role and stature at international forums,the importance of strengthening connectivity with female government leaders andbusinesses to expand economic opportunities for women. The country will takethe occasion to highlight its contributions to ensuring gender equality andwomen’s advancement, and share ideas to promote gender equality and encouragewomen’s involvement in economic field. 

The Vice President’s trip toAustralia takes place at a time when the two countries celebrate the 45thanniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties, especially following the recentestablishment of strategic partnership. 

Her bilateral activities aimto maintain all-level exchanges, promote ties at local level and boosting partnershipacross economy, trade, education, climate change response and environmentprotection.


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