VUPDA

logo_vupdaVIETNAM URBAN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (VUPDA)
Established: 1998.
Numbers of members: 4,000.
Functions and Missions:
- Organizing cooperative activities bring back interests for members, creating favorable conditions for information exchange of knowledge, experience, seeking cooperative opportunities of mutual development.
- From forums organized by the Association, reviewing experiences and building lessons form real-life practice in order to propose suggestion and comments to State agencies in making urban policies and guidelines. Play the social consultative function in giving comments on making and applying legal documents, orientations in urban section.
- Organizing training courses in administrative and technical expertise for the professional staff of economic and technical management to enhance their managerial capacity in urban development and management.
- Acting as focal point for establishing cooperation relations in urban fields with cities, organizations to exchange information, provide technical training exchange, managerial experience for facilitating urban development.
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Association’s activities:
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung congratulated the Congress 3rd of The Association successful.
The Prime Minister wishes, Vietnam Urban Planning and Development Association with over 2700 members to participate actively, and a channel consultant, important critic for the construction planning of Vietnam’s urban on increasing sustainability.
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Research Activities:
The International conference on “Hanoi millennium: City Past and Future” was organized on October 12-13 in Hanoi by the People Committee of Hanoi, Vietnam Urban Planning and Development Association, University of Hawaii’s Globalization Research Center and UN-HABITAT to discuss the strategies to address urban challenges and to build up Hanoi as a sustainable city in which the cultural is preserved and absorbed in the modernization process. This conference was a key event for Hanoi’s 1000th anniversary and a practical activity to celebrate Word Habitat Day on the theme of “Better city, Better life”.
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Education Activities:
Granting award to excellent research students
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Social Judge Consultancy:
“Urban Planning Law” drafting workshop
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