The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and the World Bank (WB) signed three credit agreements worth US$400 million and related documents in Hanoi on May 14.
A conference on Vietnam’s national consultations for the post-2015 development agenda was jointly held by the United Nations (UN) in Vietnam and the Ministry of Planning and Investment in Hanoi on March 20.
(VOV) - State President Truong Tan Sang has called on Southeast Asian countries to seize opportunities that arise from globalisation to develop education-training to improve the quality of human resources.
(VOV) -The World Bank (WB) Board of Directors approved a two-part funding programme totaling US$150 million on March 1.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment will receive US$2.2 million in non-refundable aid to improve Vietnam’s capacity to monitor and report on its progress towards achieving UN-established Millennium Development Goals.
The Japanese government will provide more than US$400,000 in non-refundable aid for a project, aiming to help improve nutrition conditions for children in the poorest mountain district of Yen Bai province.
International donors have pledged to provide nearly US$6.5 billion in official development assistance (ODA) to Vietnam in 2013, a decline of US$1 billion from last year.
Vietnam is running for a seat at the United Nations’ Human Rights Council for the 2014-2016 term in an effort to help the international community promote human rights.
(VOV) - Around half of Vietnamese workers are engaged in low productivity, agricultural activities, says the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
Vietnam has fallen ten places to 75th in the Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung emphasised the importance of education and training, which he said will determine the success of national industrialisation and modernisation.
The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) has received a non-refundable aid worth US$84.6 million from the Global Fund for Education of the United Nations to develop a new model of primary schools in Vietnam (VNEN).
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has introduced an initiative to establish “green economic centres” in different regions around the world.
The Japanese Government on June 12 signed an agreement to provide non-refundable aid to build three schools at a total cost of almost US$365,000.
As many as 845 primary schools with around 315,000 students in 36 provinces and cities have benefited from the School Education Quality Assurance Programme (SEQAP) during its two years of operation.