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.
VOV.VN - In 1997, 24-year-old Hoang Thi Minh Hong became the first Vietnamese to visit Antarctica as part of an expedition that included young people from 25 nations.
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.
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.
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.
Following is the text of the speech by National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the seminar on "Stepping up parliamentary action: The climate change urgency” held on August 19.
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.
Ca Mau Province has presented a master plan to fight climate change impacts in the next decade that will cost an estimated VND19 trillion (US$820 million).
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.
Enhancing state management on climate change is one of the major measures set in the national plan on climate change adaptation for 2021-2030, with a vision towards 2050, recently issued by the Prime Minister.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A development strategy is being drawn up for the building material industry for 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050, as the management and development of the sector are still facing a number of shortcomings.
Vietnam needs to effectively cooperate with other countries the Mekong River flows through and work to internationalise the region’s water issues, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha said on June 15.
Vietnam and Indonesia stressed the need to address the root of security instability in Central Africa via comprehensive and long-term measures at an online meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on June 12.
VOV.VN - The World Bank Board of Executive Directors on June 5 approved a US$84.4 million IDA credit to support multi-sectoral policy reforms by the Government of Vietnam to promote climate-resilient landscapes and green transport and energy systems.
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.
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.