Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 10 Reduce inequality

UNFPA continues to help Vietnam improve civil registration, vital statistics

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Vietnam and Vital Strategies on August 9 signed an agreement for a second phase of work under the Data for Health Initiative, which is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to continue ...

Rights of Vietnamese ethnic minority people promoted

The National Assembly Standing Committee has introduced its national target program of socio-economic development in ethnic minority and mountainous areas for the next decade. This is part of the National Assembly’s measures to promote the rights of Vietnamese ethnic groups.The NA is particularly focused on ...

Kick-off meeting on social work held

A regional kick-off meeting on Development of “ASEAN Declaration on Promotion of Social Work” took place in Hanoi on October 28.At the meeting, many delegates agreed that in Southeast Asiaregion, social work has not been recognised as a professional job by law. Many countries have ...

NZ community project improves Cao Bang ethnic people's lives

A project on building strong and resilient communities in rural areas of northern Cao Bang province has brought about significant changes in the wellbeing of ethnic minorities, especially children and women in Tra Linh district, according to a recent report from ChildFund Vietnam. The project was ...

Vietnam improves its position on Sustainable Development Goals

Vietnam is up three ranks on the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Index this year, moving ahead on several fronts. The country is ranked 54th among 162 countries and territories on the SDG Index, which tracks countries’ performances on achieving the 17 SDGs set by the United ...

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Symposium seeks to strengthen ASEAN-Japan strategic partnership

Officials, experts, scholars and entrepreneurs from ASEAN countries and Japan gathered at a symposium in Hanoi on June 4 to discuss measures to lift the two sides’ strategic partnership to a new level. The symposium, themed “ASEAN-Japan cooperation for prosperity”, was held by the foreign ministries ...

PM issued roadmap for SDGs realisation by 2030

Vietnam has rolled out a roadmap to realise 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to 2030, focusing on aspects of economics, social affairs and the environment.According the roadmap issued by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Decision 681/QD-TTg, strong efforts will made to eradicate all forms ...

World Bank study sheds light on socio-economic development drivers of Vietnam’s ethnic groups

Physical and economic connectivity, market linkages, and labour market mobility are among the top drivers distinguishing the best-performing ethnic groups from the rest, according to a new study by the World Bank.The study suggests that future policies should focus on soft investment in production support ...

Prime Minister issues Directive on sustainable development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc signed Directive No. 13/CT-TTg on sustainable development on May 20, asserting that sustainable development is a consistent policy of the Party and State of Vietnam.The viewpoint on sustainable development has been mainstreamed in the 2011-2020 socio-economic development strategy and the ...

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