The National Committee for Climate Change needs to enhance international cooperation and learn from other countries’ experience to promote climate change response in Vietnam, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on May 18.
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.
International delegates to the APEC 2017 Second Senior Officials Meeting (SOM2) and related meetings in Hanoi have highlighted progress on the four priorities for APEC 2017 selected by host Vietnam.
The Women’s Union of the central coastal city of Da Nang held a conference on May 16 on a project building climate change resistant houses for needy people in urban areas.
Tens of thousands of hectares of fruits in the southern province of Dong Nai have been hit by off-season rains in recent time.
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.
Representatives from APEC member economies and relevant international organisations gathered in Hanoi on May 14 to discuss ways to boost sustainable urbanisation in the context of globalisation and climate change.
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.
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.
VOV.VN - National Assembly Chair Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan delivered a keynote address on May 11 to launch the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals.
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.
Climate change has a huge impact on HCM City’s water resources, the head of its public water utility has warned.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 6th meeting of the Vietnam-Netherlands intergovernmental committee on climate change adaptation and water management took place in The Hague, the Netherlands, on April 19.
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.
The United Nations (UN) vows to make long-term cooperation with the Vietnamese Government to cope with climate change, UN Resident Coordinator to Vietnam Kamal Malhotra has said.
A five – year project on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, launched by Oxfam organisation, has benefited 15 communes in three coastal districts of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre.