The Ministry of Industry and Trade held a forum in Hanoi on April 11 to evaluate the impacts of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) on Vietnam’s socio-economic affairs as well as organizations and businesses.
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.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc wished Kamal Malhotra, new UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative to Vietnam, a successful term at a meeting in Hanoi on January 23.
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.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Justice organized a forum in Hanoi on December 14 to introduce key changes in the Civil Code 2015 and solutions for the implementation of the Code in a number of areas of interest for Vietnam’s national and international communities in Hanoi.
Vietnam hopes the international community will provide the country with more support to achieve sustainable agricultural development in the context of faster and more extreme changes in weather, an official said.
Experts, business representatives and authorities gathered in Hanoi on December 2 at a workshop jointly organised by the Ministry of Construction and the Danish Embassy to Vietnam to seek ways to promote energy-efficient construction.
More than 3,000 students from universities and colleges in the central province of Da Nang gathered at the Da Nang University’s Foreign Language School on November 26 to respond to a festival to eliminate gender discrimination.
VOV.VN - GIZ and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on November 23 hold a workshop on the outcome of COP 22 and the plan for the implementation of the Paris Agreement in Hanoi.
Vietnam has achieved targets on sustainable poverty reduction in disadvantaged areas thanks partly to a project funded by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ireland Embassy, heard a conference in Hanoi on November 22.
Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong has called on related ministries and agencies to join hands in building a feasible national action plan for implementing the UN Agenda 2030.
As Vietnam looks to raise the nation’s renewable energy sources, foreign investors are sensing an opportunity for solar energy projects. But low feed-in-tariffs are slowing this movement, to the dismay of both local and international organisations.
Pensioners are living out their final years in sickness and without social welfare.
Vietnam is facing great environmental challenges due to a widespread disregard of the law, poor-quality environmental impact assessments, and overlapping regulations in the laws on Environmental Protection and Investment.
Lawmakers are set to debate a new proposal to lift the retirement age in Vietnam.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has expressed Vietnam’s wishes to solidify cooperation with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) at the two organisations’ meeting at the UN headquarters in New York, the US.
Chairman of the National Assembly (NA)’s Ethnic Affairs Council Ha Ngoc Chien has called on the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to support Vietnam in organising training courses for deputies to the NA and all-level People’s Councils in ethnic minority-inhabited areas.
Fifteen initiatives aiming to protect the environment and improve people’s livelihood and living standards were introduced at a workshop-exhibition in Hanoi on September 1.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) jointly organised a consultation workshop with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the GIZ on Vietnam’s implementation plan for the Paris Agreement (PA).
Vietnam hopes foreign donors and partners to continue assisting Vietnam with preferential capital for developing economy, coping with climate change and realising the goals and programmes towards sustainable development.