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Mekong Capital CEO: Vietnam to emerge as a world leader

Mekong Capital CEO: Vietnam to emerge as a world leader

In his recent story, Mekong Capital CEO Chris Freund looks at Vietnam’s history spanning thousands of years and concludes it is time to reconsider what it means to be a “superpower” country in the world, and that Vietnam can be a new kind of superpower...

World Wildlife Day 2020 highlights the importance of biodiversity

World Wildlife Day 2020 highlights the importance of biodiversity

World Wildlife Day is celebrated this year under the theme 'Sustaining all Life on Earth', highlighting the unique place of wild fauna and flora as essential components of the world’s biodiversity, as well as a key pillar of livelihoods for people, particularly among communities that live close to nature.

Vietnam's contributions to global human rights

Vietnam's contributions to global human rights

VOV.VN - Over the past seven decades, Vietnam has significantly contributed to human rights. The country has struggled to defend national independence and reunification to ensure that all Vietnamese can fully enjoy human rights, including the right to live in peace, independence, and freedom, and to decide their own faith and growth.

Vietnamese enterprises raise awareness about SDGs

Vietnamese enterprises raise awareness about SDGs

Many Vietnamese enterprises lack understanding about sustainable development goals (SDGs) and are not applying them to their business, Tran Thi Lan Anh, deputy general secretary of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said at a forum held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 25.

Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare

Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare

Health literacy can contribute to reducing disparities among different groups of people in accessing universal healthcare services, Professor Dianne Levin-Zamir from Israel's University of Haifa said at an international conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 11.

Vietnam places high importance on cooperation with UN

Vietnam places high importance on cooperation with UN

VOV.VN - Vietnam attributes great importance to the cooperative ties with the UN, said Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh at an October 23 reception in Hanoi for UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Kamal Malhotra and representatives of the UN in the country on the occasion of the UN Day (October 24).

Vietnam, UNDP share experience in SDGs audit

Vietnam, UNDP share experience in SDGs audit

Auditor General of the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) Ho Duc Phoc on August 30 met with officials of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in New York to exchange experience in auditing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and discuss cooperation possibility.

Vietnam shares experience in SDG implementation

Vietnam shares experience in SDG implementation

Vietnam on July 17 shared its experience in integrating Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into building plan and strategy for socio-economic development at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)’s High-level Segment.

Vietnam ranks 52nd globally on sustainable development

Vietnam ranks 52nd globally on sustainable development

Vietnam is ranked 52nd out of 162 countries and territories in terms of sustainable development, according to a new report by German’s Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network of the United Nations.

Ideas gathered for national review on gender equality among ethnic women

Ideas gathered for national review on gender equality among ethnic women

The Government’s Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs and the UN Women in Vietnam held a conference in Hanoi on July 11 to give ideas to the draft national review report on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, one of the world’s most comprehensive documents on gender equality and women empowerment.

Belgian programme supports projects on developing Vietnam

Belgian programme supports projects on developing Vietnam

The Belgian Directorate-General for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid (DGD) has recently launched the Business Partnership Facility to support and develop the private sector involvement in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Vietnam and other developing countries, according to the Vietnamese Trade Office in Belgium.