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.
Vietnam currently ranks the 15th most populous country in the world and the third most populous one in Southeast Asia.
People should be placed in the centre of sustainable development, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a national conference in Hanoi on September 12.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Government and business community have adopted policies and strategies to aid their competitive goal - to catch up with the rest of the world, especially in ensuring sustainable national development.
(VOV) - In Vietnam, the average annual growth rate in the Human Development Index has declined gradually from 1.7% in the years before 2000 to just 0.96% in recent years.
The US’s Humpty Dumpty Institute (HDI) and Norway ’s Renew Project in Vietnam have supported the victims of unexploded ordnances (UXOs) in the central province of Quang Tri through a programme named “Mushrooms with a Mission”.
A workshop on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights was held in Hanoi on May 22 as part of a project to step up the implementation of international conventions on human rights.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released the Vietnam Human Development Report 2011 in Hanoi on November 9, showing the country’s much progress driven by economic growth.