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State Audit Office: Việt Nam on track to meet the Sustainable Development Goals in Mekong Delta

An environmental audit on water management in the Mekong Delta River Basin has shown that Việt Nam is on track to meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).The results are thanks to the efforts of the State Audit Office of Việt Nam (SAV), and ...

Vietnam promotes gender mainstreaming in climate change policies

Gender mainstreaming in climate change policies is crucial to promoting gender equality in Vietnam, according to Deputy Director of the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE) Nguyen Trung Thang.At a workshop held in Hanoi on April 28, Thang said that ...

Efforts made to secure equitable, sustainable management of rivers

In the face of growing pressure on water resources in recent years, authorities in Vietnam, including the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE), have been striving to ensure the equitable and sustainable management of rivers nationwide.Economic development and rapid urbanisation over recent years have ...

EU, France back Vietnam in fight against climate change

The European Union and the French Development Agency (AFD) have established a 20-million-euro ($21.5 million) fund to help Vietnam deal with climate change.The EU will provide the money as a non-refundable grant to the AFD to run the fund. The latter will in turn provide loans ...

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2019 Vietwater exhibition opens in Hanoi

The 2019 Vietnam international water and environment exhibition (Vietwater) opened in Hanoi on July 24 with the participation of more than 200 exhibitors from 30 countries and territories. The exhibitors will showcase products and technology for desalination, sustainable water supply, industrial and urban water management, urban ...

Conference promotes cooperation to protect Mekong River

A conference on how to enhance cooperation in protecting the Mekong River via smarter water energy planning approaches and wide application of renewable energy throughout the Mekong region was held in Hanoi on June 28.  The event was jointly organised by the Stimson Centre, the International Union for ...

Workshop discusses water security

The “Towards a Safe, Clean and Resilient Water System” workshop was held in Hanoi on May 30, co-hosted by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and the World Bank (WB) in Vietnam.Stakeholders as well as international and domestic experts participated, discussing key points ...

Vietnam, Netherlands cooperate in water management in Mekong Delta

Various solutions for sustainable water management were raised at the Water Business Dialogues held by the Netherlands Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City on April 11. Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management Cora Van Nieuwenhuizen spoke highly of Vietnam’s great attention to issues regarding ...

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