Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 17 Partnerships for the goals

ASEAN Future Forum 2024 enters first session

The first session of the ASEAN Future Forum 2024 (AFF 2024) in Hanoi on April 23 focused on fast and sustainable growth for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Discussions focused on potential governance models and initiatives that allow member countries to overcome economic ...

ASEAN guidance on empowering women, children launched

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), in collaboration with United Nations offices in Vietnam, on March 28 held a public launch of the ASEAN Regional Guidance on empowering women and children: Delivering quality social work services for those at risk of or ...

Việt Nam and Laos team up to protect water and environment in Mã and Neun-Cả rivers

The environment ministries of Việt Nam and Laos on Tuesday (12/3) held a workshop to launch a bilateral project on water and environment security in the Mã and Neun-Cả rivers.Its overall goal is to enable Việt Nam and Lao PDR to address freshwater resource management ...

Disaster risk reduction partnership planning 2025-2030 relevant to Vietnam's priorities: UNDP Resident Coordinator

The disaster risk reduction partnership’s plan for 2025-2030 will be developed in accordance with the Government of Vietnam’s priorities on natural disaster prevention as well as in line with the strategic goals of all partners, Pauline Tamesis, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Vietnam ...

Vietnam pledges to join efforts in promoting Mekong - Lancang cooperation

The Vietnamese Government always attaches importance to the Mekong – Lancang Cooperation (MLC) and will continue joining hands with China and other Mekong countries to promote the strong, effective, and sustainable development of this cooperation mechanism, said Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.The PM made the ...

GEF helps promote low-carbon circular economy in Viet Nam

A project to accelerate low-carbon circular economy through cleantech innovation towards sustainable development has been launched in Viet NamThe project was jointly developed by the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment, under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the ...

Viet Nam can integrate decarbonization efforts to advance development: WB

With the right policies and strategies, Viet Nam can integrate decarbonization efforts to advance development without impeding GDP growth, said Country Director of the World Bank (WB) in Viet Nam Carolyn Turk.The WB has worked very closely with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development ...

Thuy Dung

Ministerial meeting discusses transboundary haze pollution in Mekong sub-region

The 12th Meeting of the Sub-regional Ministerial Steering Committee on Transboundary Haze Pollution in the Mekong Sub-region took place in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang city on November 30.With the participation of representatives of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, the ...

Conference gathers ideas on draft national action plan on women, peace, security

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UN Women jointly held a national consultative conference on a draft national action plan (NAP) on women, peace and security (WPS) in Hanoi on November 6.Deputy Foreign Minister Do Hung Viet underlined that the introduction of the UN Security ...

Climate, human activities identified as key causes of Mekong flow changes

The Mekong River has experienced increased dry season flow and reduced flood season flow under the impact of both climate change and water infrastructure development, a new study has found.The Mekong River Commission (MRC) and its upstream counterpart, the Lancang-Mekong Water Resources Cooperation Center (LMC ...

Minh Nga

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