Among the attendants were Mr. Georges Blanchard, International Director of AAT; Mr. Cao Minh Quyen, AAT Vietnam's project director; Mr. Hapala Tapani, representative of FELM; Mr. Jonathan Hwang, representative of U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City; Mr. Mark Norton, representative of U.K. Embassy in Ha Noi; Mr. Phil Marshall, Project evaluation expert; the representatives of the Ho Chi Minh Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO); the People's Aid Coordinating Committee (PACCOM); the Department of Social Vices Prevention (DSVP) under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA); the Police Department of Criminal Investigation (C45) under the Ministry of Public Security; Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) and Women's Union of Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho.
Taking good notice of all the comments expressed, Mr. Georges Blanchard
finished by thanking all attendants for their participation.
In the morning of June 20th, Mr. Georges Blanchard, AAT's International Director was awarded the "MedalFor Peace and Friendship Among Nations" by the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO).
This event was formally held at the Annual Meeting of the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations
(HUFO) in the presence of foreign NGOs.
This medal rewards Mr. Georges Blanchard
significant contribution to the development of Vietnam's society and community since 1993.
This is the 3rd Medal received by AAT's
In 2007, he received a first medal from the Chairman of the Committee for Population, Family and Children (CPFC) for his contribution to the development of children.
In 2010, he
received a second medal from the Women's Union
to acknowledge his
contribution to the development of women's situation in Vietnam.