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Farm co-ops target int’l links

Farm co-ops target int’l links

Vietnam wants to enhance co-operation with international organisations to promote the development of agricultural co-operatives, especially in supporting market access and management capacity, participants said at a seminar in HCM City on November 6.

Corrupt asset reclamation needs stronger mechanisms

Corrupt asset reclamation needs stronger mechanisms

Revoking assets gained through corruption is one of the most important measures to deal with the consequences of corruption, said Vo Van Dung, deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Internal Affairs Commission.

Vietnam takes the lead in UN reform

Vietnam takes the lead in UN reform

VOV.VN - Vietnam is leading UN reform activities on both a national and global scale thanks to its leaders’ strong commitments, said Kamal Malhotra, UN Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Vietnam.

HCM City, UNDP boost cooperation

HCM City, UNDP boost cooperation

Ho Chi Minh City wants to get support from the United Nations Development Programmme (UNDP) in programmes on public administrative reform, climate change adaption, flood prevention, and start-up development.

Information technology key to alleviate poverty: seminar

Information technology key to alleviate poverty: seminar

Vietnam has pledged efforts to promote the application of information and communication technology (ICT) in poverty reduction and sustainable development, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong.

Vietnam’s achievements in climate change response highlighted

Vietnam’s achievements in climate change response highlighted

Vietnamese Ambassador Duong Chi Dung highlighted Vietnam’s achievements in natural disaster mitigation and climate change response in his speech to a discussion session as part of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) in Geneva, Switzerland.

More efforts needed to cope with climate change

More efforts needed to cope with climate change

Vietnam should calculate in advance damage caused by climate change as its effects have become more obvious and devastating in recent years, with changes in temperature and rainfall, sea level rises and extreme weather.

Lessening negative impact of climate change

Lessening negative impact of climate change

VOV.VN - Any nation that does not adequately address the negative consequences that flow from climate change will condemn future generations of its citizens to untold suffering, says the United Nations Development Program.

NA Chairwoman praises UN's work in Vietnam

NA Chairwoman praises UN's work in Vietnam

The UN and the UNDP have contributed to boosting sustainable growth in Vietnam via assistance in poverty alleviation, HIV/AIDS control, child protection, disease prevention and climate change response, said National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

Vietnam promotes green growth

Vietnam promotes green growth

A meeting was held in Hanoi on January 12 to report on the implementation of the Vietnam National Green Growth Strategy in the 2012-2016 period.