Thang Long - Hanoi

Hanoi responds to World Environment Day
02/06/2012 | 16:46:00
EMAIL PRINT Bookmark and Share SHARE Font Size A A A
A meeting in response to World Environment Day and International Year on Sustainable Energy took place in Hanoi on June 2. Over 1,000 delegates attended the event.

Given the existing economic development, the world is facing the exhaustion of valuable natural resources, the decline of biodiversity, serious environmental pollution and growing climate change. These issues have really affected the people’s lives and sustainability of the nation.

This year’s theme for World Environment Day “The Green Economy: does it include you” calls on individuals and organisations to join efforts in building a new model of economic growth.

Instead of using fossil fuels, the green economy looks towards the effective use of renewable energy and low-carbon technology, ensuring production and profit without causing damage to the environment.

Pham Huy Khanh, Deputy Director of the Hanoi Department of Natural Resources and Environment said in a plan submitted to the Hanoi People’s Committee, the department called on ministries, departments and people to determine their own role and responsibility, not only in response to World Environment Day but also throughout the year, in a move towards green economy and sustainable development.

At the event, businesses and representatives signed an agreement on environmental protection and energy saving.

Many activities such as tree planting and painting using recycled products also drew a large number of young people.

World Environment Day (June 5) is launched annually by the United Nations to preserve the pure environment for the sake of humanity./.
COMMENTS
Your comments will be likely edited before publishing
Fullname
(*)  
Email
(*) 
Content
(*)
   
Hanoi fireworks celebrate national reunification day
A crowd of Hanoians and foreign visitors flocked to the capital's downtown to admire a firework display on April 30.
Grand ceremony marks 40 years since South’s liberation
The 40th anniversary of the liberation of national reunification was marked with a grand ceremony in HCM City on April 30.
Vietnam-France joint defence committee holds fifth session
The Vietnam-France Joint Committee on Defence Cooperation held its fifth session in Hanoi on April 27.
26th ASEAN Summit adopts three declarations
The two-day 26th ASEAN Summit concluded on Langkawi island, Malaysia on April 27, adopting three key declarations.
Industrial production rises by 9.4 percent
Vietnam's index of industrial production grew by 9.4 percent year-on-year in the first four months of 2015, reported the GSO.
Samsung’s new complex to be built
Samsung will start work on the Samsung CE HCM City Complex with an 1.4 billion USD investment.
Stamps on Hung King worship rituals issued
A set of three stamps featuring the Hung Kings was issued to mark the Hung Kings Tempe Festival.
President calls for Asia-Africa connectivity
President Truong Tan Sang called for Asia-Africa connectivity at the Bandung Conference.

EMAIL PRINT Bookmark and Share SHARE Font Size A A A
Other websites:
Partners: