The Vietnam Initiative for Energy Transition (VIET) was officially launched in Hanoi on September 19.
Vietnam remains fully committed to international actions to fight climate change, said Pham Van Tan, Deputy Director of the Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate Change under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
A wide range of new technologies and solutions from GE can contribute to the Vietnamese energy agenda through the reduction of emissions and the enhanced efficiency of power generation assets, especially in coal-fired power plants.
As Vietnam plans for its power development over the next decade, coal is set to play an important part in ensuring the country’s energy security.
The ninth plenary of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA-9) adopted the Siem Reap Declaration and 19 resolutions on political, socio-economic, and cultural issues and sustainable development at the closing session in the Cambodian city of Siem Reap on December 1.
Vietnam should place importance on the panorama of investment in climate change in the country while building a plan on the implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Takehiko Nakao has vowed that his bank will continue to give strong support to Vietnam through loans of about US$1 billion each year, as soon as it builds a new Country Partnership Strategy for Vietnam in the 2016-2020 period.
VOV.VN - G7’s Environment Ministers’ meeting in Japan has committed to taking a leading role in implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change.
VOV.VN - On May 11, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc congratulated Victoria Kwakwa, Regional Vice President for East Asia and Pacific of the World Bank (WB) on assuming her new post while meeting the WB official in Hanoi.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Ukraine has actively taken measures to ensure citizen protection, said Ambassador Nguyen Minh Tri.
A strategy for developing energy for Vietnam after COP21 was the focus of discussions at a workshop recently held in France .
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has asked the World Bank (WB) to continue its support for Vietnam, aiming to help the country realise its socio-economic development targets and development orientations as set out in the Vietnam 2035 Report.
VOV.VN - Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan has extolled the Senate of France 's contributions to forging ties between the two countries’ legislatures and all-round cooperation over the past four decades.
(VOV) - Calendar year 2015 saw a host of activities regarding external relations and people-to-people diplomacy at all levels, helping strengthen bilateral and multilateral relations between Vietnam and other countries across the globe.
Vietnam’s active participation in and strong commitments to the fight against climate change at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21) were highly valued by many countries, practically contributing to the success of the historic event.
The significance of the outcomes of the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in France’s Paris was highlighted at a press conference in Hanoi on December 16.
Vietnam has welcomed the Paris Agreement, which attempts to limit the rise in global temperature to less than 2 degrees Celsius, saying that it will open a new chapter in coping with climate change.
With encouragement from 150 world leaders ringing in their ears, government negotiators in Paris sought on December 1 to turn that rhetoric of unity into the text of a global deal to slow climate change.
Vietnam has submitted its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution ( INDC ) to the 21st meeting of the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference , COP 21, with a commitment to cutting total greenhouse gas emissions by 8% by 2030.