Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh has expressed wish that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will actively offer assistance to Vietnam, one of the countries hardest hit by climate change, in the future.
The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) has conducted its first-ever all-level disaster response drill to better prepare for natural calamities in 2016.
A contest with the theme “Community-based Sustainable Poverty Reduction Initiatives” was launched in Hanoi on August 2.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh has called on the international community to continue supporting Vietnam in effectively implementing the National Strategy on Climate Change Adaptation.
Foreign experts have issued a warning to the Vietnamese government about its over-reliance on coal to make power, without clear mechanisms to attract investors into renewable energy projects.
Phu Tho is evaluated as one of the localities to effectively implement administrative reform during 2011-2015. The province ranked 35th out of 63 cities and provinces in the country.
A project is being carried out in Vietnam to disseminate law and give legal advice to prisoners nearing the end of their sentences, helping them re-integrate into society.
VOV.VN - In response to the recurring drought that has ravaged households in Binh Thuan Province, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on June 12 gave US$150,000 for their benefit.
Results and experience from a project on increasing the production and use of non-fired bricks were introduced at a workshop held in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on June 10.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the General Directorate of Energy under the Ministry of Industry and Trade jointly held a workshop on the development of renewable energy (RE) in Vietnam in Hanoi on May 24.
VOV.VN -The purpose of the forum “Building a platform for biodiversity conservation & sustainable use of ecosystem services” is to accelerate the collaboration among ministries, sectors and stakeholders for the conservation of biodiversity.
Landslide and flash flood risks to 10,837 rural infrastructure facilities in the north of Vietnam have been assessed in a bid to boost their climate resilience.
The Prime Minister has decided to launch a national steering committee to implement an action plan to tackle hunger in Vietnam between 2016 and 2025.
VOV.VN - A roundtable entitled “Unleashing inclusive business for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Vietnam” was held in Hanoi on May 11 to discuss how inclusive business can be leveraged for the SDGs.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam launched its Asia Pacific Human Development Report entitled “Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics can power human development,” in Hanoi on April 27.
First-time female candidates in the upcoming elections for the National Assembly and People’s Councils of southwestern provinces are honing their skills in election campaigning at a training course in Ho Chi Minh City.
Ireland will continue supporting t he northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, according to Irish Ambassador to Vietnam Cait Moran.
The mass media has a crucial role in raising public awareness of sustainable production and consumption, heard a workshop in northern Vinh Phuc province on April 7.
Fifty female candidates standing for the upcoming National Assembly (NA) election for the first time are on a training course held in Hanoi from April 4-6.
Young people joined in a bus journey through various locations in Hanoi to promote gender equality on March 6.