HA NOI — Viet Nam's 11th National Women's Congress will convene in the capital today.
The three-day congress, themed "Unity, Creativity, Integration and Development", marks the Viet Nam Women Union's (VWU) attempt to enhance the role of women in national industrialisation and modernisation.
Thousands of delegates are expected to attend the event.
The congress will review the activities of the VWU during its 2007-12 term as well as its direction for the next five-years.
The gathering will also elect the VWU's Executive Committee for 2012-17, adopt amended VWU regulations and honour individuals and branches for their achievements. — VNS