Anti-corruption: Vietnam should have a law on property registration

According to experts, Vietnam needs to develop a separate law on property registration to help fight corruption, money laundering, tax evasion and the protection of property rights of individuals and organizations. “Scattered, lack of coupling, unclear”. This is the opinion of experts at the workshop on international experience…
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Vietnam’s potentials to join OGP

OGP principles and values strongly align with the existing guidelines, policy and law on governance promulgated by the Vietnam ese Communist Party and the State. With respect to the eligibility criteria and under current situation, Vietnam is likely to increase its eligibility scores.  Access to Information Vietnam has…

Reports weighing achievements and shortcomings in Party building discussed: Party Secretariat

The Secretariat of the Central Committee Communist Party of Việt Nam saw positive results regarding reform measures in Party building and Hồ Chí Minh thought in 10 provincial governments and central agencies, after the body’s top working group concluded inspections. Reports on performance in Party building and Hồ…

Roadmap for OGP in Vietnam

It is quite difficult to determine when exactly Vietnam will participate in OGP, though regarding the development trends, Vietnam’s participation in this mechanism is inevitable. According to this approach, the roadmap for the OGP  in Vietnam can be outlined as follows: Studying the feasibility of OGP for Vietnam: this…

Regulations and Policy on Access to Information in Vietnam

Vietnam’s legal system to guarantee people’s access to information (ATI) and the responsibility to provide information of public authorities has only been started since 1998 with Government’s Decree No. 29 on exercise of democracy in communes, wards and townships. Since then, a number of laws issued by the…

Vietnam in Open Government Partnership Landscape

OGP has yet to be on the policy agenda of Vietnam. The knowledge of government agencies and local CSOs on OGP remains very limited. There are development partners who support Vietnam to build good governance grounded in transparency, accountability and people’s participation – all key elements of OGP…

About Vietnam OGP Working Group

ABOUT THE GROUP The Vietnam OGP working group, established in 2014, is a consortium of local organizations and individuals sharing interests and enthusiasm for promoting OGP in Vietnam. The group members share the view that OGP benefits the nation while providing opportunities for the people to participate and…

Significance of OGP participation for Vietnam

Being a renowned international initiative of strengthening effective governance, OGP has practical significance to all of its members. All experts interviewed for the study “Prospect of Vietnam’s Participation in the Open Government Partnership Initiative (OGP)” have affirmed that the participation in OGP would bring Vietnam considerable benefits. The…

Report: Government at a Glance 2017

Published every two years, Government at a Glance provides indicators that compare the political and institutional frameworks of government across OECD countries. Government at a Glance 2017 provides the latest available data on public administrations in OECD countries. Where possible, it also reports data for Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, India,…

30 provinces and cities integrating into smart cities

Smart cities cannot afford to have pollution, waste and inefficient use of energy. Therefore, science and technology will help finding solutions in recycling and use of renewable energy or solar energy. Mr. Pham Le Cuong, Director of QUACERT under the Vietnamese General Department of Standards and Quality reaffirmed…