The Government's social protection support policy has struggled to prevent vulnerable people from falling into poverty and to protect those already poor from descending deeper into poverty due to COVID-19 pandemic, a survey has found.
VOV.VN - Australia is set to offer a further AUD9.7 million, equivalent to US$6.75 million, between 2021 and 2025 for the funding of the Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) survey, as conducted by the UN Development Programme.
It seems that Vietnam has adapted to a "new normal" state after it reopened the economy in late April.
Even before Vietnam was affected by COVID-19, poverty, economic growth and the environment were top concerns of citizens in the country, reveals the 2019 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report released by the UNDP on April 28.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on April 12 donated 20,000 high-quality surgical masks to Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MoH) to help protect health care workers on the frontlines of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) signed an agreement on March 17 to support the Mekong Delta’s response to drought and saltwater intrusion.
Alongside its socio-economic development process, Vietnam has been enhancing its human resource development policies. Caitlin Wiesen, United Nations Development Programme resident representative in Vietnam, writes about the country's progress in ensuring human development.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Bank (WB) celebrated International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer at a ceremony in Hanoi on September 16.
A conference was held in the northern province of Bac Kan on July 17 to connect ethnic minority women with partners under a programme supporting them to develop economic activities via Industry 4.0 technology.
VOV.VN - Among many organizations calling themselves human right activists, Human Rights Watch (HRW) always cooks up stories and slanders the human rights situation in countries, like Vietnam. Labelled a human rights organization, HRW has never worked for the development of human rights in any country.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s poverty rate, regardless of different methods of measurement, has been slashed over recent years while multi-dimensional poverty saw a sharp reduction.
More than 100 youths joined an event in Hanoi on October 19 in which they added content to Wikipedia by writing new articles and editing existing ones about women experts, role models and heroes in different fields.
The nine-minute documentary “Dung dua voi thien tai” (Don’t play with natural disasters) by Khanh Hoa province’s TV and Radio won the first prize of the short reportage and film contest, themed “Extreme natural disasters – lessons of the past and ideas for future actions”.
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan received new United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director for Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen in Hanoi on November 8.