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Friendship order bestowed upon UN Resident Coordinator

Friendship order bestowed upon UN Resident Coordinator

Pratibha Mehta, the United Nations’ Resident Coordinator and Development Programme Resident Representative in Vietnam, was presented a friendship order from the Vietnamese State in Hanoi on October 25 for her contributions to the ties between Vietnam and the UN.

Workshop looks at Vietnam’s response to climate change

Workshop looks at Vietnam’s response to climate change

Experts recommended Vietnam invest more in climate change adaptation at an international workshop in Hanoi on October 24 on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s achievements and Vietnam actions in climate change.

State leader upbeat about closer Vietnam- UN ties

State leader upbeat about closer Vietnam- UN ties

VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang on October 21 expressed his delight at the growing relationship between Vietnam and the UN during the past five years while receiving UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Pratibha Mehta in Hanoi.

VFF leader hosts outgoing UN Resident Coordinator

VFF leader hosts outgoing UN Resident Coordinator

VOV.VN - President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has hailed Pratibha Mehta, UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam for her initiatives to support the country across a variety of fields.

Vice President hopes for UN’s further support

Vice President hopes for UN’s further support

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh has expressed wish that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will actively offer assistance to Vietnam, one of the countries hardest hit by climate change, in the future.

Women leaders: Step it up for gender equality

Women leaders: Step it up for gender equality

VOV.VN - The Vietnam Women’s Association has chaired a conference in Hanoi attended by many high level officials in government reviewing the nation’s progress in giving effect to gender equality.

Hanoi celebrates 2nd International Yoga Day

Hanoi celebrates 2nd International Yoga Day

Over 800 Yoga students from Hanoi participated in a two-hour demonstration under the instruction of Indian masters at the Quan Ngua Stadium in Hanoi on June 26 to mark the International Day of Yoga (June 21).

Vietnam hopes for more UN assistance in realising SDGs

Vietnam hopes for more UN assistance in realising SDGs

Vietnam wishes to receive more support from the UN to fulfill its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan told UN Resident Coordinator Pratibha Mehta during their meeting in Hanoi on May 25.

Winners of film-making competition on gender discrimination announced

Winners of film-making competition on gender discrimination announced

The winners of a film-making competition to call for joint efforts to eliminate gender discrimination – part of the “How abnormal” campaign launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) – were announced in Hanoi on March 4.

Policy dialogue on gender equality

Policy dialogue on gender equality

A policy dialogue on gender equality was held in Hanoi on March 4 with the participation of 100 representatives from ministries, sectors and non-governmental organisations, and experts at home and abroad.

More efforts needed for judicial reform: Minister

More efforts needed for judicial reform: Minister

Minister of Justice Ha Hung Cuong called for greater efforts to drive the legal and judicial reform in the future, stressing the necessity to rally all resources and political determination for the work.

Vietnam takes lead in measuring multidimensional poverty: Minister

Vietnam takes lead in measuring multidimensional poverty: Minister

Vietnam has taken the lead in applying a multidimensional poverty measurement approach in Asia, which is part of efforts to realise its commitments to eradicating poverty in all forms, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen has said.

VFF leader hails women’s increased social standing

VFF leader hails women’s increased social standing

(VOV) - Social status of women is improving considerably and highly recognized, said President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan at an October 16 forum on women- peace and development in Hanoi.

43 million Vietnamese escape poverty

43 million Vietnamese escape poverty

(VOV) -The Vietnam government and the United Nations have released a report revealing that 43 million Vietnamese have been lifted out of poverty over the past 15 years.