On 21st April, the Central Climate Change Network (CCN) organized a meeting in Hue city to summarize the operation of the first quarter 2015.
Attending the meeting were CCN’s members from the provinces and cities including Hanoi, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Hue and Danang. All the members of the Executive Board were present and alternated in conducting the meeting.
On behalf of the CCN’s Executive Board, Mr. Vo Chi Tien, coordinator of the CCN and officer of the Center for Rural Development in Central Vietnam delivered a brief report on the performance of the network in the first four months. Some key activities such as upgrading the CCN website and organizing the study tour of models on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation and mitigation were implemented and brought good results. Besides, Mr. Tien also shared some important information from the conclusion of the Executive Board on 28 March to all of the CCN’s members.
After reporting about the network operation, the members of the study tour alternately presented from their notes and lessons learned from the models of four provinces of Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh and Phu Yen during the period of April 16-20, 2015. Whether members participated in the study tour or not, they exchanged valuable lessons, especially about the models able to be replicated. These were the models of disaster risk management and climate change adaptation, and company/cooperative model to help people cultivate medicinal plants.
At the meeting, all members agreed about some such key activities in the second quarter of the year 2015 including: meeting of the Executive Board; reporting, writing and translating the documentation after the tour; training on communication planning and summarization of the project funded by Plan International.
The meeting took place in an open and extremely friendly atmosphere.
Photo 1: CCN meeting to summarize the first quarter of the year 2015
Photo 2: Members of the network shared their comments