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Introduction

CDI brings more than 8 years of experience working in participatory planning and budget transparency, accountability and people’s participation (BTAP) in Vietnam. CDI is responsible for carrying out the Open Budget Survey in Vietnam every two years and working on monthly online budget tracker for Vietnam. Joining the international network on budget transparency given CDI the many chances to exchange, shared learning and capacity building on budget transparency and accountability, especially citizen budget tool. CDI is a member of Budget Transparency Coalition of Vietnam CSOs advocating for State budget law amendment towards Transparency, Accountability and People Participation; an active member of CSO’s working group advocating Vietnam Government joining Open Government Partnership.

Training “The monitoring role of local organizations and communities in environmental protection in mineral mining”

On the morning of March 31st, 2017, the training “The monitoring role of organizations and community in environmental protection in mineral mining” took place in Trai Cau town, Dong Hy district, Thai Nguyen province. The training was provided by the Thai Nguyen Department of Environmental Protection (under the province’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment) […]

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The core team in Quang Tri – “We question what we feel not right!”

  Ho Thi Nghia has confidently questioned the Commune People’s Council deputies about the budget for making inter-village concrete roads after only a short time participating in the project. Previously, she still thought the knowledge about the state budget unrelated to her life. In the meeting with voters that day in Baze village, most of […]

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Promoting Civil Society Organization in social monitoring for improving public services and budget transparency

Donor: UNICEF Implementing partner: CDI (on behalf of BTAP Coalition) Duration: Quarter III-IV, 2016 (1 August 2016 – 30 November 2016), extended until 20 Feb 2017 Budget: 36.890 USD Overall Objective: To build capacity for CSOs and promote budget transparency and equity for children Activities: Activity 1: Develop and deliver training programs in budget transparency […]

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Advocacy for the Law on State Budget 2015 adopted by the National Assembly on June 25, 2015 (as coordinator of BTAP Coalition)

Recommendation 1 (Article 15): Adding contents to be published: – Adjustment of budget proposal – Data, explanatory report for the budget proposal – The audit report, the results of implementation of the audit proposal and the inspection result Accepted: – Regulation for time of publicity (the draft Law in April 2015) – Data, explanatory report […]

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