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“Don’t play with natural disasters” wins first prize of film contest

"Don’t play with natural disasters" wins first prize of film contest

The nine-minute documentary “Dung dua voi thien tai” (Don’t play with natural disasters) by Khanh Hoa province’s TV and Radio won the first prize of the short reportage and film contest, themed “Extreme natural disasters – lessons of the past and ideas for future actions”.

Green chemistry project aims to reduce use of hazardous chemicals

Green chemistry project aims to reduce use of hazardous chemicals

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Vietnam Chemicals Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has launched a project promoting the application of Green Chemistry in Vietnam to support green growth and reduce the use and release of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and hazardous chemicals.

PAPI Report: Less corruption in public sector

PAPI Report: Less corruption in public sector

Findings from the 2017 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report, which was released in Hanoi on April 4, showed a significant turnaround in citizens’ perceptions and experiences in corruption in the public sector.

Study helps complete legal framework to combat corruption

Study helps complete legal framework to combat corruption

Vietnam needs a number of mechanisms to ensure the enforcement of the 2015 Penal Code regulations regarding the act of bribing foreign public officials, according to a study carried out by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam and the Hanoi Law University.

Quang Nam: House repair for storm-hit victims urged as Tet nears

Quang Nam: House repair for storm-hit victims urged as Tet nears

The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of central Quang Nam province has urged its chapters to work with local authorities to help storm-hit people repair and rebuild houses as Tet, Vietnam’s traditional New Year holiday, is approaching.

PM Phuc receives Harvard professors

PM Phuc receives Harvard professors

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc spoke highly of the Vietnam Executive Leadership Programme (VELP), a collaborative initiative between the Vietnamese Government, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Vietnam Programme at the Harvard Kennedy School.

SDG Challenge 2017 competition names four winners

SDG Challenge 2017 competition names four winners

The UN Development Programme in Vietnam (UNDP) in collaboration with HATCH! VENTURES held a ceremony in Hanoi on December 19 to present awards to the top four teams of the SDG Challenge 2017, a competition to devise business solutions to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Workshop updates VN’s implementation of UPR recommendations

Workshop updates VN’s implementation of UPR recommendations

The Foreign Ministry and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam held a workshop in Can Tho city on December 8 to inform the implementation of the 2nd-cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) recommendations accepted by Vietnam.

Project to improve resilience to climate change in coastal areas

Project to improve resilience to climate change in coastal areas

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) held a workshop in Hanoi on November 24 to launch a project on improving the resilience of vulnerable coastal communities to climate change related impacts in Vietnam.