The 5th Asia-Europe People’s Forum took place in Hanoi, Viet Nam, from 6-9 September 2004 and was organised by the Asia Europe People’s Forum (AEPF) together with the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) representing the National Organising Commitee (NOC). Within the framework of the theme “People’s Actions for Human Security in Asia & Europe“, the People’s Forum Event included a Conference, followed by exchange visits with Vietnamese organisations.

Asia-Europe People’s Forum (AEPF) is an inter-regional network of civil society and social movements across Asia and Europe. It aims to contribute to the realisation of a world based on the principles of peace, participatory democracy, social justice, human rights, food sovereignty, sustainability and people’s rights to self-determination. AEPF is a space to link visions of, and struggles for, alternative futures.