Immediately after the Law on Vietnam Coast Guard took effect, the Vietnam Coast Guard has made efforts to gradually bring the Law on Vietnam Coast Guard into reality.
Immediately after the Law on Vietnam Coast Guard took effect on July 1, 2019, following the direction of the Minister of Defense, the Party Committee and the Head of the High Command of Vietnam Coast Guard advised the relevant agencies to issue: 02 Decrees of the Government, 02 Decisions of the Prime Minister; 03 Circulars and 02 Decisions of the Minister of Defense.
The Commander of Vietnam Coast Guard has issued 05 Decisions to implement the Law on Vietnam Coast Guard; organized the Competition to learn about the Law on Vietnam Coast Guard within the Coast Guard force; advised the Minister of Defense to organize the contest to learn about the Law on Vietnam Coast Guard nationwide; compiled 04 documents propagating and disseminating the Law on Vietnam Coast Guard (including: Outline of propaganda and dissemination of the Law on Vietnam Coast Guard; Question and answer book about the Law on Vietnam Coast Guard; Law books on Vietnam Coast Guard, catalog introducing overview of Vietnam Coast Guard); well prepared for the training of the Vietnam Coast Guard Law on a national scale ... etc, the above results have gradually brought the Law on Vietnam Coast Guard into practice in life.
Officers of Coast Guard Region 3 propagate the law to fishermen in Ward 11, Vung Tau City.
Coordinate with localities and units in implementing various forms of law propagation
Major General Tran Van Nam, Deputy Commander of the Law of the Vietnam Coast Guard told VietnamNet that in two years (2018 - 2010), the Vietnam Coast Guard coordinated with other agencies to organize propaganda campaigns of the country’s sea and islands and to provide people in coastal provinces and cities and fishermen working at sea knowledge about the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, the Law on the Sea of Vietnam, Law on Fisheries 2003, Law on Environmental Protection 2014, Law on Natural Resources and Environment at Sea and Island 2015, Law on Vietnam Coast Guard, Vietnam-China Gulf of Tonkin Fisheries Cooperation Agreement, things fishermen need to know when going fishing at sea, what fishermen need to know about search and rescue at sea, the situation in water areas, guiding fishermen to properly exploit marine products at sea ..., in many forms.
Specifically: Through the mass mobilization program "The Coast Guard accompanies fishermen", the model "The Coast Guard with ethnic minority, religious people"; through organizing the contest "I love my country’s sea and islands"; Vietnamese culture exchanges, theatricalization, distributing leaflets, video tapes; meeting face-to-face and propagating on the local internal radio system; on magazines, the website of the Vietnam Coast Guard, central and local newspapers and radio stations. Specific results: Successfully organized 22 "I love my country’s sea and islands" contests at 21 secondary schools in 16 provinces, propaganda about the law, Vietnam’s sea and islands and prevention of harms from drugs and violence for 11,500 teachers, students, officials and fishermen.
In addition to the centralized propaganda campaigns, the Coast Guard force also sent teams directly to vessels anchoring at wharves to propagate with more than 622 sessions for more than 117,827 officers, people and fishermen in coastal provinces; distributed more than 198,000 leaflets and 3,000 DVDs.
Coordinating with the local party committee, local authorities to propagate through the local internal radio system with more than 112 sessions x 30 minutes. Coordinate with the central and local news agencies to publish 3,285 news articles, 153 reports, 36 films supporting the law dissemination and education work. Coordinate and signing deals with TV stations of coastal provinces to produce and broadcast 182 columns "For sovereignty and security of sea and islands". Coordinate with the Vietnam Post Corporation to design and issue the stamp set "Vietnam Coast Guard Ships".
The task force for drug prevention and control No. 1 of the Vietnam Coast Guard distributed flyers to fishermen
Bringing the Law on Vietnam Coast Guard into practice with specific activities
Major General Tran Van Nam said that in the coming time, the Vietnam Coast Guard will continue to carry out the following specific tasks to bring the Law on Coast Guard into practice with specific activities:
Continuing to effectively implement the plan of coordination between the Coast Guard units and the Propaganda Department of coastal provinces and cities to organize propaganda sessions on the Vietnam Coast Guard Law for key officers of Party committees, authorities, agencies, unions and armed forces and local people and boat owners in coastal provinces.
Promoting the results achieved by the model “the Coast Guard accompanies fishermen” in recent years and continuing this task on a regular and continuous basis. This is one of the political tasks of the Coast Guard, contributing to building and consolidating the localities to become stronger and stronger, contributing to building defense and security posture at sea. Further increasing legal education for fishermen. Fishermen obeying the law well also make a great contribution to helping the Coast Guard perform their duties well.
Organizing training courses for extensive dissemination of the Law on Vietnam Coast Guard to all officers and soldiers of the Coast Guard through seminars to learn about the Law on Vietnam Coast Guard. In order to raise awareness of officers and soldiers of the Coast Guard about the basic contents of the Law on Vietnam Coast Guard, serving as a basis for performing assigned functions and tasks.
Coordinating with relevant agencies and units to organize scientific information sessions on the Vietnam Coast Guard Law at units under the High Command of Vietnam Coast Guard, at academies, schools, such as the Army Academy, Naval Academy, Security Academy and related departments.