The Ministry of Health (MoH) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) co-organised a national teleconference in Hanoi on August 16 on the deployment of measures to minimise the use of plastic waste in the health sector.
The Ministry of Health will hold a nationwide teleconference to launch a campaign on cutting the sector’s use of plastic products on August 16.
Blue Swallow 2019, a programme to seek and honour business initiatives for sustainable development, was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on August 6.
Vietnam recorded 224 persons dead and missing and economic losses of nearly 20 trillion VND (859.5 million USD) in natural disasters in 2018, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
VOV.VN -The Ministry of Defence held a conference on July 18 in Hanoi to discuss Vietnam’s participation in UN peacekeeping missions in the presence of Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh.
A conference was held in the northern province of Bac Kan on July 17 to connect ethnic minority women with partners under a programme supporting them to develop economic activities via Industry 4.0 technology.
The Vietnam SDG Challenge 2019 competition, themed 'Innovative Solutions for Increasing Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities', has been launched by the National Startup Support Center under the Ministry of Science and Technology and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
In the first five months of 2019, Vietnamese workers were sent to 25 markets, up four compared to the first five months of 2018.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in coordination with photographer Nguyen Viet Hung, or Lekima Hung, organised a photo exhibition on plastic waste in Hanoi on June 4.
The productivity and competitiveness of Vietnamese enterprises remain low, according to a report on the manufacturing and processing industries which was publicized on April 26 by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS), the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP).
The Vietnamese Government pledges to actively participate in UN peacekeeping activities, said Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh.
Vietnam wants the international community to join efforts in dealing with war consequences, helping the country develop sustainably and participate in UN peacekeeping operations more actively.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and HR Wallingford company on March 19 launched a pioneering dengue forecasting system in Vietnam, hoping to curb the spread of this disease in the country.
VOV.VN - Among many organizations calling themselves human right activists, Human Rights Watch (HRW) always cooks up stories and slanders the human rights situation in countries, like Vietnam. Labelled a human rights organization, HRW has never worked for the development of human rights in any country.
Vietnam has joined countries’ call for UN agencies, including the UN Security Council, to coordinate and help countries and regional organisations in dealing with climate change at an open debate of the UN Security Council on January 25.
More than 1,240 people in the central provinces of Khanh Hoa, Phu Yen, and Quang Nam, who became victims of Storm Damrey in late 2017, received support from a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) project.
In 2018, the year marking halfway through the National Assembly (NA)’s 14th tenure, the NA completed a great deal of work and received compliments from voters nationwide, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has stated.
The Ministry of Justice and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) co-held a seminar in Hanoi on December 24 to introduce leaflets on the Law on Access to Information.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s poverty rate, regardless of different methods of measurement, has been slashed over recent years while multi-dimensional poverty saw a sharp reduction.
The National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam coordinated with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to hold a meeting in the central city of Da Nang on December 18 on realising challenges posed for Vietnam in the implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs).