Environmental experts and scientists discussed the establishment of a set of appropriate criteria to evaluate the environmental sustainability of Vietnamese cities at a conference in Hanoi on November 21.
A senior World Bank (WB) official has vowed to work closely with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) to share how to deploy climate change and green growth projects in Vietnam.
Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the environment, space and land management database.
Domestic and foreign scientists have proposed radiation safety as a criterion for assessment of nuclear power plants’ environmental impact.
Experts urged Vietnam to renew its weather forecasting technology in order to improve its effectiveness in predicting extreme weather phenomena, at a meeting held in the capital on May 21.
(VOV) -The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) held a seminar in HCM City on May 15 discussing better water resource management.
(VOV) -More than 300 delegates are gathering for the first ASEAN international conference on geology and natural resources (GeoASEAN 1) in Vietnam’s Ba Ria-Vung Tau province on May 13-14.
A forum and exhibition on technology serving the development of Vietnam’s marine economy is taking place in the northern coastal city of Haiphong from May 7-8.
A meeting of the Steering Committee of the “Wildlife Consumption in Vietnam ” (WLC) project took place on May 3 in Hanoi to strengthen biodiversity conservation in the country.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) will coordinate with the US Wetland Foundation, the Embassies of the Netherlands and the US to organise the Delta Dialogue 2013 in Ho Chi Minh City from May 19-23.
(VOV) -The number of plastic bags consumed in Vietnam will decrease by 65 percent as of 2020, compared to the previous decade.
(VOV) - More than 200 delegates from 31 countries in the Asia-Pacific region attended the opening of the Fourth Asia Regional 3R (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) Forum in Hanoi on March 18.
(VOV) -More than 300 delegates representing 20 countries have attended an international workshop on the Mekong River’s environment in Ho Chi Minh City on March 5.
Thirty-nine percent of the Mekong Delta and more than 20 percent of HCM City would be flooded by the end of this century if sea levels rise by one metre.
(VOV) - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) met with representatives from the Belgian Embassy and the Belgian Development Agency (BTC) in Hanoi on November 5 to review the result of the “Capacity Building in Assessing and Managing Water Resources in Vietnam” (CAPAS) project.