Environment and natural resources

Call for Applications Mekong Data Journalism Fellowship 2021, Round Two

The East-West Center and Internews’ Earth Journalism Network, in partnership with the Stimson Center, are pleased to launch a second and final round of fellowships to journalists from Mekong  countries. The fellowship provides fellows with the opportunity to develop data journalism skills and support data-driven investigations into water security challenges and solutions in the Mekong region. Selected ...

Call for Applications: Mekong Data Journalism Fellowship 2021

The East-West Center and Internews’ Earth Journalism Network, in partnership with the Stimson Center, are jointly offering Fellowships to journalists from Mekong Basin countries that aim to strengthen their data-journalism skills and support data-driven investigations into water security challenges and solutions in the Mekong region.Selected Fellows will join a series of virtual seminars with experts in fields such as ...

Earth Journalism Network

Mekong Vision 3.0 Program

The Mekong River is an important part of the geographic, economic, and political landscape of the region. It flows through six riparian countries (China, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam) and provides support to many economic sectors in this subregion including agriculture, fisheries, energy, ...

World Bank

UNDP Call for Proposals: Grant to Advance Responsible Business Practice for Environmental Protection

UNDP is awarding a Grant of up to $50,000 for organizations in Viet Nam to promote environmentally responsible business practices. The Grant award is open for civil society and non-governmental organizations, including academic or educational institutions that are not state-owned or for-profit, and should be ...

WWF Contributes to the Development of Viet Nam Timber Legality Assurance System - a Critical Step in Promoting Legal Timber Supply Chains

In an effort to ensure the legality of its entire timber supply chain and exports, Viet Nam has developed a draft Timber Legality Assurance System (VNTLAS) Decree to go into effect later this year.VNTLAS is a part of Viet Nam’s Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with ...

WWF Vietnam

Data literacy training

IntroductionData literacy is the ability to read, understand, work with, analyze, and argue with data. It is also the ability to derive meaningful information from data. Data literacy is not simply the ability to read the text since it requires quantitative and analytical skills (for ...

Open Development Vietnam

Draft law amending the 2014 Law on Environment Protection

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has proposed a draft law revising the 2014 Law on Environment Protection.The draft law specifies 13 policy groups that have been assessed for impact on people’s life. From the initial seven policy groups, the Government has added ...

Reporters break forests news that stop illegal logging

Media coverage on forest governance has inspired Vietnamese authorities to take action to stop illegal logging and deforestation.In Viet Nam, PanNature is building the capacity of journalists to investigate the health of forests and assess weaknesses in forestry policies and enforcement to inform the public ...

Voices for Mekong Forests

GCRF call for application: Reducing the impacts of plastic waste in developing countries

Plastic waste is polluting the land, rivers and seas, impacting the health and wellbeing of both people and the environment, particularly in developing countries. In response, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) invites proposals for interdisciplinary research projects aiming to understand the risks plastic pollution poses ...

UKRI

[Fully funded] 2020 Mekong Journalism Exchange

The 2020 Mekong Journalism Exchange will bring together twelve qualified journalists from five Mekong countries to participate in a two-week journalism exchange from February 9, 2020-February 22, 2020.  Journalists will explore critical issues in the Mekong region including water security and disinformation challenges.  In addition, journalists will ...

East-West Center

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