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No subjectivity in disaster prevention, control: PM

No subjectivity in disaster prevention, control: PM

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested authorities from the central to local levels to always take the initiative and avoid subjectivity in natural disaster prevention and control.

Vietnam, ASEAN review climate change response activities

Vietnam, ASEAN review climate change response activities

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment chaired a teleconference of the ASEAN Working Group on Climate Change (AWGCC) on August 27, the 11th of its kind and one of the main activities hosted by the Ministry during the nation’s term as ASEAN Chair 2020.

Vietnam, Japan beef up environmental cooperation

Vietnam, Japan beef up environmental cooperation

Climate change mitigation and adaptation, marine waste management, environmentally sustainable cities, and air and water pollution are among cooperation areas targeted by Vietnam and Japan in the time ahead.

Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2020 kicks off

Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2020 kicks off

VOV.VN - Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2020 opened in Hanoi on August 25, aiming to promote future sustainable energy development, ensure energy security, remove barriers towards clean energy development, and boost a green economy.

McKinsey: 8-13% of Asia GDP to be at risk from climate change by 2025

McKinsey: 8-13% of Asia GDP to be at risk from climate change by 2025

The newest report by global consultancy McKinsey & Co. has just highlighted the severe socio-economic impacts of intensifying climate hazards for Asian countries, including Vietnam, as a result of global warming, lethal heatwaves, droughts, floods, and typhoons.

Vietnam seriously implements climate change commitments

Vietnam seriously implements climate change commitments

VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has reaffirmed that Vietnam will fully and seriously honour climate change commitments at both global and regional levels, especially within the ASEAN cooperation framework.

Finnish Embassy funds Mekong Delta climate change response

Finnish Embassy funds Mekong Delta climate change response

The Centre for Environment and Community Assets Development (CECAD) and the Finnish Embassy in Vietnam have signed an agreement to fund a project improving communications capacity to cope with climate change in the Mekong Delta.

“For a Green Vietnam” video contest launched

"For a Green Vietnam" video contest launched

The portal of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) and the French Development Agency (AFD) co-launched the “For a Green Vietnam” video contest in Hanoi on June 29.

Vietnam sends message to Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2020

Vietnam sends message to Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2020

VOV.VN - In a message to the second Berlin Climate and Security Conference taking place in Germany on June 24, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh emphasized that Vietnam, a country most vulnerable to climate change, supports international efforts to address climate change and its security consequences.

Can Tho, Switzerland strengthen multifaceted cooperation

Can Tho, Switzerland strengthen multifaceted cooperation

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho wishes to receive continued support from Switzerland and the World Bank in climate change response, urban development, and tourism-trade-service development, said a local official.

Voices of Vietnamese children survey released

Voices of Vietnamese children survey released

Result of the survey “The Voices of Vietnamese Children” was released by the Management and Sustainable Development Institute (MSD) and the Save the Children International (SCI) in Hanoi on June 2.

Govt issues decree on ODA management and use

Govt issues decree on ODA management and use

The government has recently issued Decree No.56/2020/ND-CP on management and use of official development assistance (ODA) and concessional loans granted by foreign sponsors to Vietnam.