The overall objective was to contribute to Vietnam’s Strategy for poverty reduction (CPRGS) supporting the on-going reforms towards a more transparent and accountable governance based on the rule of law. The Project proposes to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the National Assembly, Provincial People’s Councils, Ministry of Justice Supreme People’s Court, and Supreme People’s Procuracy.

The general objective of the assignment was to analyze the gender aspects of the Avian Influenza (AI) crisis in three countries of South-east Asia and to propose guidelines for mainstreaming gender in actions to be funded by the European Commission in the framework of its external response to the AI crisis.