"Enhancing the scale and quality of vocational education and training (VET) is the key to economic development and the involvement of the business sector is the decisive factor to do so", Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed at the National Forum "Skilling Up Vietnam” in Hanoi on November 16, 2019. So far, this is the biggest forum on a skilled workforce that was co-organised by the Ministry of Labour Invalids and Social Affairs, Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce and Industry and relevant ministries.
Vietnamese and German Partners as well as other International Partners are involved in the programme work and share their national and international experience.
Cooperating Vietnamese and German Implementation Partners:
The Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) is a governmental body, which performs the state management function in the area of vocational training and other related areas. MoLISA is the coordinating agency for TVET programmes within the Vietnamese-German Cooperation.
The Directorate for Vocational Education and Training (DVET) is a subordinate agency of the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs in charge of vocational training. DVET is the Vietnamese implementation partner and the General Director, Dr Nguyen Hong Minh, is the Vietnamese project director for the Vietnamese-German TVET programmes.
The Federal Ministry for Economic Corporation and Development (BMZ) is a ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany in charge of development cooperation. It helps resolve crises and conflicts in a peaceful manner, ensure that scarce resources are more equitably shared, preserve the environment for coming generations and reduce global poverty. The BMZ develops the guidelines and concepts on which German development policy is based. It devises long-term strategies for cooperation with the various players concerned and defines the rules for implementing that cooperation.
KfW Entwicklungsbank (KfW development bank) is in charge of Financial Cooperation. On behalf of the German Government, KfW Entwicklungsbank finances investments and project-related advisory services to support sustainable development of the economic and social infrastructure as well as to finance environmental and resource conservation measures.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH draws on a wealth of regional and technical expertise as well as tried and tested management know-how. As a federal enterprise in charge of technical cooperation, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development.