An invitation to the event “CSO partnership for Development Effectiveness”



Dear Mr/ Ms: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) in November 2016 in Kenya one more time affirmed the importance of partnerships for prosperity and sustainable development, there, the role of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) as a key partner to connect other development partners for sustainable development goals (SDGs). The 17th sustainable development goal also states the importance of transparent, accountable and sustainable partnerships.

Within the frame of INSPIRING CSOs 2017 program, CSO partnership models/ initiatives for development effectiveness aims at seeking, honoring and spreading out ideals and practice of CSO partnerships building and development including CSOs – Government; CSOs – Enterprises; CSOs – CSOs. Each model/ initiative promoting CSO partnership for development effectiveness is considered CSOs’ effort to improve working effectiveness, provide effective and sustainable social services; create long-term benefits for partners and the community, beyond the limit of any single program/ project. INSPIRING CSOs 2017 – “CSO Partnership for development effectiveness” is towards a long-term, prestigious and sizeable program of grouping, promoting CSOs partnership models/ initiatives, then nurturing, inspiring and promoting sustainable development effectiveness for Vietnamese CSOs, and contributing to the country’s development.

Research Center of Management and Sustainable Development (MSD) would like to invite you to the event “CSO partnership for Development Effectiveness”.

  • Location: 5th Floor, Mipec Palace, No 229 Tay Son, Dong Da, Hanoi
  • Time: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, October 6, 2017

Please complete your registration by following the link: before 5 pm, October 4, 2017. 


Development Effectiveness Manager

Email: | Tel: 024 627 69056 



Pitching and exhibition of CSO partnership models/ initiatives

08.00 – 11.30 – Performance/ Pitching of 10 best models participating in “CSO partnership for Development Effectiveness” program. (The list of 10 CSOs attached below)*

– CSO partnership exhibition: CSOs – Government; CSOs – Enterprises; CSOs – CSOs

12.00 – 13.00 Break

Dialogue: CSO partnership for Development Effectiveness

13.00 – 13.30 Registration – Visiting the exhibition
13.30 – 14.00 Opening speech: CSOs for Development Effectiveness Ms. Nguyen Phuong Linh – Director of MSD
14.00 – 14.20 The legitimacy of CSOs and power relation analysis between CSOs and CSOs’ partners Dr. Bui Hai Thiem – Head of Business Management – Legislative Studies Institute of The National Assembly
14.20 – 14.40 The survey report on CSO resource mobilization 2017 – Promoting partnership for effective local resource mobilization Ms. Hoang Thu Trang – Program Manager of MSD
14.40 – 15.00 Model sharing 1: ViLEAP cooperates with MSD and other local CSOs to improve the education quality for government officers on policy advocacy and partnership with CSOs Dr. Bui Phuong Dinh – Director of ViLEAP
15.00 – 15.10 Model sharing 2: Oxfam’s partnership strategy for addressing development issues in Vietnam Ms. Nguyen Le Hoa – Vice Director of Oxfam in Vietnam
15.10 – 15.20 Model sharing 3: Microsoft and Vietnamese CSO partnership strategy in Youth Spark Program Ms. Nhi Le – Citizenship Program Manager – Microsoft Vietnam
15.20 – 15.40 Q & A
15.40 – 15:45 Dialogue closing
15:45 – 16:00 Break and Visiting the exhibition

Recognition ceremony for CSO partnership models/ initiatives for Development Effectiveness 2017

16.00 – 16:20 Art performance and Opening speech
16:20 – 16:30 Short film “CSO partnership for Development Effectiveness
16:30 – 16.40 Thanks to the Board of Juries and Assessment
16.40 – 16.50 Certificate Ceremony for the organizations qualified good practice on Transparency and Accountability 2017 (TAP CERT 2017)
16.50 – 17.00 Games related to CSOs partnership models
17.00 – 17.10 Result Announcement and Award Ceremony of the Competition “Inspiring Quotes of Partnership
17.10 – 17.20 Certificate ceremony for 10 organizations with best model on CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness
17.20 – 17.30 Result Announcement of the best CSO Partnership model 2017 – CSO & Government
17.30 – 17.40 Result Announcement of the best CSO Partnership model 2017 – CSO & CSO
17.40 – 17.55 Result Announcement of the best CSO Partnership model 2017 – CSO & Enterprises
17.55 – 18.00 Photos and Closing


Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you at the event! 

On behalf of MSD

Ms. Nguyen Phuong Linh

Director of MSD


(*) List of 10 organizations/ associations with the best CSO partnership models

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Organizations/ Associations

1 CSOs – Government Disability Research and Capacity Development (DRD)
2 Research Center for Initiatives in Community Development (RIC)
3 Centre for Community Support and Development Thien Chi
4 CSOs – Enterprises Vietnet Information Technology and Communication Center

(Vietnet ICT)

5 REACH Center
6 For Vietnamese Statue Fund
7 Center for Counseling, Research and Empowering Community (CoRE)
8 CSOs – CSOs Research Center – Counseling Social Work & Community Development (SDRC)
9 Center for Sustainable Development Studies (CSDS)
10 Association for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (AEPD)