Sustainable Development Goals

Peacekeeping force affirms Vietnam’s position

Vietnam’s participation in the UN’s peacekeeping mission is a breakthrough in implementing the Party’s consistent foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, cooperation and development, stated Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh.In October 2018, Vietnam’s first level-2 field hospital, the first-ever independent unit ...

Draft resolution for achieving 2019 socio-economic goals announced

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue announced a draft resolution of the Government on key tasks and solutions to achieve socio-economic development goals and State budget estimate for 2019 during a conference on December 28.The governmental Resolution No.1 was crafted based on 12 major goals ...

Record-breaking Vietnamese organ transplants from a single donor

Vietnamese doctors have successfully transplanted six organs from one donor to four patients for the first time.Tran Binh Giang, head of Hanoi-based Vietnam-Germany Hospital announced on December 24 that the donor was a 40-year-old brain dead patient. According to his family, he had expressed the ...

Hoang Hai

National ASEAN 2020 Committee makes debut

The National ASEAN 2020 Committee, tasked with making preparations for Vietnam to shoulder the ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020, made debut in Hanoi on December 24.Speaking at the launch ceremony, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said after more than 50 years of formation and development, ASEAN ...

Two Vietnamese universities ranked among world’s 300 most sustainable

The UI GreenMetric World University Ranking lists two Vietnamese universities among the 300 most sustainable universities.HCMC-based Ton Duc Thang University and Tra Vinh University in the southern province of the same name are ranked 182nd and 256th, respectively, in the list of 719 most sustainable ...

Manh Tung

Vietnam's National Assembly plays an active role in the implementation of SDGs

The conference themed “The National Assembly and the sustainable development goals” was co-organized by National Assembly of Vietnam, Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and United Nations Development Programme in Da Nang on December 17The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are both objectives and a chance for lawmakers to show ...

COP24’s last-minute compromise to save Paris Agreement – Victory of multilateral efforts

Crunch negotiations have successfully concluded in Poland, with a consensus reached on steps taken to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change. With nearly 200 countries and territories adopting a common agenda for the future of the planet, it’s also seen as a major ...

Workshop looks to build action plan on marine plastic waste management

The first international consultation workshop on building a national action plan on marine plastic debris management was jointly held in Hanoi on December 10, by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Canadian Embassy in Vietnam.At the event, experts from Canada, the Republic ...

VN pledges Zero Hunger by 2025

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong made the statement at the International Support Group (ISG) Plenary Meeting 2018 held on Thursday in Hanoi. At the meeting, he called for co-operation and support from international partners, related ministries and agencies, domestic and foreign ...

VietnamNet Reporter

[Infographic] Strong socialization in the field of health and education

According to the General Statistics Office’s survey, as of July 1st, 2017, there are 15.2 thousand medical establishments and 51.1 thousand educational institutions nationwide.Keep reading ...

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