The UN Development Programme in Vietnam (UNDP) in collaboration with HATCH! VENTURES held a ceremony in Hanoi on December 19 to present awards to the top four teams of the SDG Challenge 2017, a competition to devise business solutions to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Encouraging private investment in green growth projects was among key topics at a conference to review mid-term implementation of the national green growth strategy in the northern region in Hanoi on December 12.
The Foreign Ministry and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam held a workshop in Can Tho city on December 8 to inform the implementation of the 2nd-cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) recommendations accepted by Vietnam.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) held a workshop in Hanoi on November 24 to launch a project on improving the resilience of vulnerable coastal communities to climate change related impacts in Vietnam.
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan received new United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director for Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen in Hanoi on November 8.
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.
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.
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.
Kamal Malhotra, UN Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Vietnam, lauded the country’s contributions to UN peacekeeping operations at a meeting on September 5.
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.
Plans and measures to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change in the northern part of Vietnam were the focus of a conference held in Hanoi on August 29.
VOV.VN - A workshop was held recently in Ho Chi Minh City by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to address issues related to implementing and funding the Paris Agreement commitments.
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.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) on June 26 announced a GCF-funded project to increase the resilience to climate change for coastal residents in Vietnam.
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.
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.
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.
The Party Central Committee’s Commission for Internal Affairs and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) co-organised a seminar in Hanoi on June 8 to seek ways to improve sanctions against corruption in Vietnam’s anti-corruption law.
The retirement age in Vietnam, currently 60 for men and 55 for women, may be gradually raised to 62 and 60 respectively, the labor ministry said in a new proposal.
The United Nations is always an important part in Vietnam’s foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, diversification, multilateralisation and active international integration, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.