Civil Society Development 



Refugee Resettlement 

Learn about the Canadian program for stateless Vietnamese in the Philippines 


VOICE (Vietnamese Overseas Initiative for Conscience Empowerment) is a non-profit non-governmental organization, providing a voice for the Vietnamese community through education and advocacy for the protection of Vietnamese refugees, as well as addressing other issues confronting the conscience of our community.

Latest Updates

September 2011
VOICE office reopens in Manila.  One refugee family in Cambodia left for Canada.  Internship program started.

December 2011
CIC policy change concerning remaining stateless Vietnamese boat people in Thailand.

February 2012
Meeting with CIC Minister Jason Kenney of Canada concerning the same caseload.

May - August 2012
Fundraisers for VOICE organised by former refugees from the Philippines in Norway, Australia and the US.