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Training course on UXO actions opened for military officials

Training course on UXO actions opened for military officials

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.

Vietnam determined to fulfill 2030 Agenda: Deputy PM

Vietnam determined to fulfill 2030 Agenda: Deputy PM

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.

PM Phuc values UNDP’s support for Vietnam

PM Phuc values UNDP’s support for Vietnam

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.

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner visits Vietnam

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner visits Vietnam

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.

“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.