International judicial cooperation in criminal asset recovery was the main topic of a workshop held in Hanoi on December 13.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will continue to help Vietnam enhance its capacity for joining UN peace-keeping operations, said UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Kamal Malhotra.
In Vietnam, books available for people with disabilities remain as low as 1%, but there is hope for the future.
Deputy Minister of Defence Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh hosted a reception for Kamal Malhotra, Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative to Vietnam, in Hanoi on November 15.
A Hanoi forum on climate change consequences will be held in the capital city of Vietnam from November 8-11 by the Vietnam National University-Hanoi (VNU) and the Korean Foundation for Advanced Studies (KFAS).
More than 100 youths joined an event in Hanoi on October 19 in which they added content to Wikipedia by writing new articles and editing existing ones about women experts, role models and heroes in different fields.
A seminar on the preparations for the review of Vietnam’s initial report on the implementation of the United Nations Convention Against Torture took place in Hanoi on October 15-16.
The United Nations will continue standing side-by-side with Vietnam and providing assistance for its disaster prevention and control efforts, Akiko Fujii, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Deputy Country Director in Vietnam, has said.
As one of the countries hardest hit by climate change, Vietnam has been actively performing international commitments and exerting efforts to ease its impacts, on official has said.
Social impact businesses (SIBs) are a key factor in helping to achieve sustainable development goals, and as such they need more support to develop, according to a study report released in Hanoi on September 27.
Developing the private sector and expanding domestic private financial sources are the key targets for Vietnam in order to meet financial demand for the successful implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations.
Vietnam is a country vulnerable to the effects of climate change and as such, it considers adaptation a mandatory requirement to survive, said an official of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).
A symposium was held in Hanoi on August 15 to discuss the promotion of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and its effects on human development in Vietnam.
VOV.VN -National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has extolled the support of the UN and UNDP for Vietnam’s socio-economic development and the contributions by UNICEF to the sustainable growth and the protection of children’s rights in the country.
As Vietnam’s economic hub, Ho Chi Minh City boasts advantages to develop startups, with its science-technology resources accounting for 25% and the number of operating businesses taking up 50% of the country’s, while its labour productivity is 2.5 times higher than the national average.
Vietnam and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will chair an international conference in early September, aiming to improve the country’s capacity of taking part in UN peacekeeping activities.
A training course on bomb and mine operations jointly held by the Vietnam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP), with the support of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Government, opened in Hanoi on July 9 for officials of the Ministry of Defence.
The Government of Vietnam is determined to fulfill the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam told Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Achim Steiner on June 27.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded the UN Development Programme (UNDP)’s assistance for Vietnam over the past four decades when he met with UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner in central Da Nang city on June 27.
Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Vice Chair of the UN Sustainable Development Group, began a two-day visit to Vietnam on June 26 with a view to strengthening the partnership between the Vietnamese Government and the UN, focusing on sustainable development.