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Prohibited acts of NGOs in VN

26/11/2013 16:10:00
VGP – Decree 12/2012/ND-CP stipulates registration and management of activities of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Viet Nam.

Question: I want to set up a NGO in Viet Nam. What are the prohibited acts?


Decree 12/2012/ND-CP, dated March 1, 2012 replaces Decree 340 (dated May 24, 1996) on registration and management of NGOs.

Article 4 of Decree 12 details the acts that foreign NGOs are prohibited from:  

1. Organizing or carrying out political, religious and other activities against national interests, security, defense and the great national unity of Viet Nam.

2. Organizing, carrying out or participating in activities for profit, not for humanitarian or development purposes.

3. Organizing, carrying out or participating in activities related to money laundering or terrorism.

4. Organizing, carrying out or participating in activities harming social ethics or national fine customs and practices or national traditions or identity.

5. Organizing, carrying out or participating in other activities contrary to Vietnamese law./.

By Kim Loan
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