This task mainly aims to strengthen the governance and management of the national mine action programme in Vietnam. Specifically, the project aims to support the Government of Vietnam in the implementation of the National Mine Action Program for 2010 – 2025, known as the Program 504, through programmatic and technical support necessary to pursue the targets set out in this ambitious Program. Hence, the Vietnam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC), the Ministry of Labor - Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), the Ministry of Defense, Binh Dinh and Quang Binh Provincial People’s Committees will act as responsible partners. The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) will also be involved as focal point for the Mine Action Partnership Group (MAPG).
The project was officially launched in Quang Binh on 9 March 2018 with participation of representatives from KOICA, UNDP and the government of Korea and Vietnam including Minister at the ROK Embassy in Vietnam Lee Miyon and Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of National Defense, Nguyen Chi Vinh.
The direct beneficiaries of the project are the Government of Vietnam in charge of the Mine Action including the Vietnam Mine Action National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC), the Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MOLISA), the Ministry of Defense, Binh Dinh and Quang Binh Provincial People’s Committee, as well as the UXO/mine victims who will be provided with active supports. Indirect beneficiaries are the Vietnamese people who will benefit from recovering land and restoring economy.