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.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to build public private collaboration towards circular economy in plastic waste management was signed in Hanoi on February 19.
A draft national strategy on environmental protection from 2021-2030 focuses on fighting sources of pollution while boosting a low-carbon emission economy, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE).
VOV.VN - Alongside residents of the northern port city of Hai Phong, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan joined a clean-up of Do Son beach on September 12, calling on organisations, businesses, and people to work together towards a cleaner world.
The protection of submered forests means conserving the environment in the most sustainable way as they play a key role in coastal erosion prevention, biodiversity protection and livelihood provision, a high-ranking official said on May 31.
The Government has assigned the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to choose independent labs, instead of those run by the State, to test the quality of scrap imported as production material.
Experience in preventing and controlling environmental pollution was shared among Vietnamese and Japanese experts at an international workshop in Hanoi on January 11.
An action month on environmental protection was launched in the south central province of Binh Dinh on June 4, themed “Resolving pollution caused by plastic and nylon”.
A tree planting ceremony was held at the national trig point GPS 0001 in Dat Mui commune, Ngoc Hien district, the southernmost province of Ca Mau, on May 2, in the presence of Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
The significant role of the hydro-meteorological sector in eliminating natural disasters was spotlighted at a ceremony held in Hanoi on March 22 in response to World Meteorological Day and World Water Day.
The fifth Asia-Pacific Coastal Aquifer Management Meeting began in the central coastal city of Da Nang on July 17, drawing nearly 50 domestic and foreign scientists and managers.
A meeting to review the implementation of an environment project between the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) was held in Hanoi on December 1.
Vietnam’s environment ministry has called on further assistance from local and international organisations to help Vietnam successfully implement the Paris Agreement, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan confirmed on November 23.
A Vietnam-Germany forum held in Hanoi on November 11 has highlighted the need for drastic measures to improve the management of water resources in river basins amidst worsening pollution.
Experts recommended Vietnam invest more in climate change adaptation at an international workshop in Hanoi on October 24 on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s achievements and Vietnam actions in climate change.
More systematic and methodical studies are needed to indentify the cause of recent massive fish deaths in central coastal localities, said Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan.
VOV.VN - Vietnam Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan delivered a key speech at the opening of the 7th High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities (HLS ESC) on March 3 in Hanoi.