The Government's social protection support policy has struggled to prevent vulnerable people from falling into poverty and to protect those already poor from descending deeper into poverty due to COVID-19 pandemic, a survey has found.
COVID-19 has had a serious impact on vulnerable households, especially those of ethnic minority groups, those with members working in the non-official sector, or those with immigrants, according to a report released at a conference in Hanoi on July 23.
VOV.VN - Australia is set to offer a further AUD9.7 million, equivalent to US$6.75 million, between 2021 and 2025 for the funding of the Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) survey, as conducted by the UN Development Programme.
Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai has informed the high-level video conference on belt and road international cooperation: ‘Combating COVID-19 with solidarity’ of Thailand's strict and cautious measures that have enabled Thailand to effectively control the spread of COVID-19.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has donated three Ohmni Robots to the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases to help protect frontline doctors and nurses from COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.
A consultation workshop was held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 15 on the study report on provisions of the UNCITRAL Model Law regarding the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Japanese Embassy in Hanoi announced the provision of basic support to poor and vulnerable households in Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan and Ca Mau provinces for the prevention of COVID-19.
The northern province of Quang Ninh topped the 2019 public administration reform (PAR) index for the third consecutive year, with 90.09 points, up 1.03 points against the previous year.
It seems that Vietnam has adapted to a "new normal" state after it reopened the economy in late April.
Representatives from the Republic of Korea (RoK)-Vietnam Mine Action Project on May 26 presented food, face masks and hand sanitisers to over 9,100 UXO survivors and their families in the central provinces of Quang Binh and Binh Dinh in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Even before Vietnam was affected by COVID-19, poverty, economic growth and the environment were top concerns of citizens in the country, reveals the 2019 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report released by the UNDP on April 28.
A hackathon has been launched to look for innovative ideas in education, healthcare, information and economics to tackle the COVID-19 epidemic.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) signed an agreement on March 17 to support the Mekong Delta’s response to drought and saltwater intrusion.
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved a non-refundable aid worth US$30.2 million to help Vietnam enhance climate resilience, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
The Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands (VASI) has been assigned to organise an international conference on sustainable ocean economy and climate change adaptation, slated for late March in the central city of Da Nang.
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.
The revision of the size of Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) for 2011-2017 is in line with international practices and serves as a foundation for the country's development path in the next 10 years, an official has said.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen applauded Da Nang for its commitment to its growth as a smart, innovative and thriving city.
Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh had a meeting in Hanoi on November 19 with UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Caitin Wiesen.
Building the correct legal framework is one of the major challenges holding back start-up businesses and now the Government is looking at easing red-tape and giving an easier ride to both young companies and the private sector.