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.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP), Citi Foundation and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) jointly organised a diagnostic workshop on the state of the social impact startup ecosystem in Hanoi on June 15.
The central coastal province of Quang Nam has handed over five flood-resistant houses to families in Binh Dao commune, Thang Binh district, on May 31, which was seriously affected by typhoon Damrey in November 2017.
An artistic programme was held in Hanoi on May 22 to celebrate a quarter century of action for biodiversity, marking the 25th anniversary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).
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”.
Forty safe houses, funded by the UN Green Climate Fund, were handed over to residents in the central province of Quang Ngai’s Binh Chanh commune on May 5.
Vietnam is reviewing and updating the country’s carbon emission target to better comply with the Paris agreement on climate change and prepare for the global assessment later this year.
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.
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.
Over 1,400 students of Binh Dong secondary school in Ho Chi Minh City have just joined drills of emergency evacuation in case of natural disasters such as tsunami and flood, according to the United Nations Development Programme.
A training course on typhoon resilient housing was held on March 19 in Xuan Son commune, Van Ninh district, south central Khanh Hoa province – one of the most affected localities by tropical storm Damrey in early November last year.
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.
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.
As environmental disputes, especially between citizens and businesses, are increasing, it is important to ensure better environmental justice as well as people’s access to information and participation in decision-making in environmental matters that affect them.
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.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will support the construction of 300 houses in the central provinces of Khanh Hoa, Phu Yen and Quang Nam, which were seriously affected by typhoon Damrey in 2017.
VOV.VN - A conference was held in Thai Nguyen province on December 23 to review the 2014-2017 United Nations Joint Programme (UNJP) supporting the National Target Programme on New Rural Development (NTP-NRD).