VOV.VN - Vietnam has participated in a wide range of activities in response to World Environment Day on June 5, an occasion held by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) annually since 1982 which has turned into a widespread movement nationwide, serving to raise public awareness about environmental protection, biodiversity conservation, and climate change adaptation.
Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the United Nations (UN), presented the country’s policies to promote green agriculture at a sideline event of the High-level Political Forum of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York on July 11.
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).
World Environment Day (June 5) in Vietnam will be organised under the theme “Nature’s call and our actions” by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) with a variety of activities.
Vietnam is working on a national action plan on sustainable consumption and production, as well as a roadmap for eco-innovation to promote the sustainable development of the country and local enterprises towards 2020.
The safeguard of coastal eco-system and mangrove forest in the Mekong Delta region will be given a push as phase two of the Integrated Coastal Management Programme (ICMP) recently kicked off in An Giang province.
(VOV) - Speaking on the occasion of World Environment Day (June 5) in Vinh Yen City, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai affirmed the entire nation should take steps to get more actively engaged in protecting the environment.
Domestic and foreign environmentalists gathered at the 16th conference of the International Resource Panel (IRP) under the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in Hanoi on May 27 to discuss solutions to effective and sustainable utilisation and management of natural resources.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment is kicking off the national campaign “Take action for a waste-free environment” in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on September 24, in response to the global campaign “Clean up the world”.
Vietnamese and foreign biologists sat down together in Hanoi on December 4 to reinforce the policies and enhance capacity in managing invasive alien species (IAS), as well as raising public awareness about the problem.
All climate change programmes need to be integrated into national development policies to raise their effectiveness, said Vietnamese representatives at the 3rd Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum in the Republic of Korea.
(VOV) - The Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) project in Vietnam was launched in Hanoi on October 31.
Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has written an article on the outstanding developments in Vietnam-UN relations and nVietnam’s efforts to make active and responsible contributions to the UN activities.