Sustainable Development Goals

EVFTA to create 146,000 more jobs for 2022-2025 period

It is forecasted that an additional 146,000 jobs will be made for 2022-2025, thanks to the EU-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) implementation. The above figure was shared at the Workshop to assess the impact of EVFTA on labor and employment issues, organized by the ...

Thuy Duong

Fresh initiative spurs private sector-driven sustainable and inclusive growth

A new initiative will promote socially-conscious business behavior by delivering Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) technical assistance packages to 300 businesses to implement or scale their innovative ESG business concepts.ESG is a recognition that business sustainability is multi-faceted, extending beyond environmental issues to people, resources, ...

Kim Loan

Vietnam, US launch new five-year project to reduce environmental pollution

The Vietnamese and US agencies on November 15 launched a five-year 11.3 million USD project called “Reducing Pollution” to help lessen environmental pollution in Vietnam. The project is conducted by the United States Mission to Vietnam, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), and ...

Can Tho city to host Mekong Connect 2022 Forum

The Mekong Connect 2022 Forum to find solutions to economic development, and linkages and integration of resources for sustainable development in the Mekong Delta region, will take place in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on November 23 and 24.This year, the forum will ...

Workshop promotes technological solutions for waste collection, recycling

Digital technology solutions will help promote waste classification at source, and better managed waste collection, treatment and recycling, experts said at a recent workshop held in HCM City. The workshop was organised by the city’s Centre for Information and Statistics for Science and Technology (CESTI) ...

National Assembly passes higher basic wage for public workers

Basic wage of civil servants and public employees will increase from VND1.49 million (US$60) per month to VND 1.8 million (US$73) from July 1, 2023, according to a Resolution approved by the National Assembly. In Viet Nam, nearly 40,000 civil servants quited their jobs in ...

Vietnam Water Week 2022: Opportunities for sustainable development of the water industry

Vietnam’s water sector is facing many challenges, requiring innovation in mechanisms and appropriate policies to meet the needs of daily life and economic development.In the context of rapid urbanization and water pollution, degradation and depletion, Vietnam has put together the “Vietnam Water Week 2022” to ...

Hung Vo

Viet Nam climbs five places in UN’s online service index

Viet Nam was ranked 76th out of the 193 countries and territories in the United Nations’ online service index (OSI), up five places compared to 2020.The Ministry of Information and Communications announced that about 97.3 per cent of eligible online public services have been provided ...

Thuy Dung

Vietnam has 11 'natural laboratories' to study sustainable development

Vietnam currently has 11 world biosphere reserves. These are “natural laboratories” for the country to apply a global approach on new solutions to achieve the ultimate goal of sustainable development.According to Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan, Vietnam is facing the ...

Hung Vo

Conference assesses policies on natural resource management in Mekong Delta

An international conference held in Can Tho city on October 4 looked into the system of policies for managing natural resources and the environment in the Mekong Delta, seeking to promote climate change adaptation.The event was held both in person and via videoconference by the ...

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