Tag: "climate change"

Measures mitigating climate change impacts on children sought

Measures mitigating climate change impacts on children sought

Measures to mitigate impacts of natural disasters and climate change on children were discussed at a conference jointly held by the Central Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Control and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Hanoi on May 18.

Dong Nai suffers from fruit losses

Dong Nai suffers from fruit losses

Tens of thousands of hectares of fruits in the southern province of Dong Nai have been hit by off-season rains in recent time.

Shrimp aids climate change battle

Shrimp aids climate change battle

Rising sea levels have exacerbated saline intrusion and coastal erosion in Vietnam, but farmers can make the best out of a bad situation by shifting from agriculture to aquaculture, raising brackish water shrimp.

Regional legislatures called to do more in climate change response

Regional legislatures called to do more in climate change response

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) symposium for Asia-Pacific wrapped up in Ho Chi Minh City on May 13, calling on legislatures to take stronger actions to cope with climate change, via promoting their legislative and supervisory role and increasing regional and international cooperation.

NA Chairwoman receives IPU President, Secretary General

NA Chairwoman receives IPU President, Secretary General

The Vietnamese legislature commits to continuing to be an active and responsible member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), especially upholding its role as a member of the IPU Executive Board for the 2016-2019 tenure to contribute to its common development.

NA contributes to sustainable development

NA contributes to sustainable development

Representatives from parliaments of 20 International Parliamentary Union (IPU) member nations and international organisations will gather at a conference themed “Climate change and actions of legislators” slated for May 11-13 in Ho Chi Minh City.

Contest promotes climate change mitigation initiatives

Contest promotes climate change mitigation initiatives

The second Proof of Concept (PoC) contest, on climate change adaptation, was launched at a workshop held by the Vietnam Climate Innovation Centre (VCIC) under the Ministry of Science and Technology on May 4 in Hanoi.

Workshop seeks solutions to air pollution

Workshop seeks solutions to air pollution

The Office of the National Assembly (NA) and the Hanns Seidel Foundation of Germany co-organised a workshop in Hanoi on April 25 to seek solutions to air pollution.

Tra Vinh urged to be model locality in climate change response

Tra Vinh urged to be model locality in climate change response

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh strive to become a model locality in climate change response during a ceremony on April 23 celebrating the province’s 25th anniversary of re-establishment.

Vietnam supports UN reform efforts

Vietnam supports UN reform efforts

VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang affirmed Vietnam's support for efforts to reform the United Nations while receiving the newly-accredited UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam, Kamal Malhotra on April 21 in Hanoi.

Climate change threatens water security

Climate change threatens water security

Ensuring water security is becoming an urgent matter of Vietnam in the context that climate change is causing bad impact on all aspects of the life from socio-economic affairs to the environment and ecosystem, heard a conference in Hanoi on April 19.