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.
UNICEF Vietnam is willing to provide technical support and cooperate with the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau to tackle issues triggered by natural disasters and epidemics, UNICEF Representative in Vietnam Rana Flowers told provincial leaders on May 26.
The United Nations (UN) Office in Vietnam held the first online youth forum in Hanoi on May 24 under the theme “Shaping Our Future”.
A seminar was held in Can Tho on May 23 to discuss measures to turn the city into a centre of the Mekong Delta region with sustainable development.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently approved a plan for international cooperation to sustainably develop Vietnam’s maritime economy until 2030.
The European Union (EU) and the French Development Agency (AFD) have reached an agreement to strengthen their joint cooperation for increasing Vietnam’s resilience to climate change and natural hazards, and trying to ease the impact of COVID-19 in the Southeast Asian country.
UNICEF is celebrating Earth Day, April 22, with a cartoon on climate change inspired superhero drawings by 12-year-old Nguyen Ngoc Gia Han.
Water and climate have a close relationship and addressing problems in water resources was the key to better adaptation and limiting the negative effects of climate change, a senior official has said.