Harnessing Technology to Boost Youth Employment in Vietnam

Youth employment remains a major challenge in Vietnam, where many young people still lack the critical technical skills needed to meet the labour demands of a fast-growing economy. According to a report by the International Labour Organization (2012), 46 percent of the country’s unemployed are youth, aged 15 to 24. Participants proudly show off their…

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Connecting and Collaborating with NGOs in Vietnam

On 12 December 2013, Vietnam’s 3rd NGO Connection Day was held in Ho Chi Minh City, with directors and staff of more than 120 organisations present. Besides providing non-governmental organisations (NGOs) with deeper insights into emerging IT trends, the event also witnessed a reinforcement of Microsoft’s pledge to help non-profits with the announcement of the…

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Technology Capacity Building for Nonprofits in Vietnam

In May, Microsoft Vietnam hosted more than 100 non-governmental organisation (NGO) representatives, including those from a number of youth-focused social enterprises in the country, at its second NGO Connection Day held in Hanoi. “Cloud computing is changing the way NGOs work and communicate through technology networks. The second NGO Connection Day provided the participants with…

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