Seminar talks facilitating green growth Business

Seminar talks facilitating green growth

A seminar was held in Hanoi on December 15 to discuss a research on incorporating goals of the national action plan implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and national strategy on green growth into socio-economic development plans of centrally-run cities and provinces.
ESCAP keen to bolster cooperation with Vietnam Politics

ESCAP keen to bolster cooperation with Vietnam

UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana on December 3 spoke highly of the determination, efforts and achievements of Vietnam in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and sustainable development goals (SDGs).
ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit encourages women to prove their role World

ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit encourages women to prove their role

The role of women and gender equality-related issues will be discussed comprehensively for the first time at the ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit held online on November 12, said Ambassador Nguyen Nguyet Nga, Senior Advisor to the ASEAN 2020 National Secretariat and Vietnam’s representative at the ASEAN Women for Peace Registry (AWPR).
Encouraging outcomes seen in support plan for the disabled Society

Encouraging outcomes seen in support plan for the disabled

A plan on support for persons with disabilities (PWDs) between 2012 and 2020 (Plan 1019) has gained certain encouraging outcomes, helping to improve the group’s living standards and access to equal opportunities, heard a recent conference in Ninh Binh province.
Vietnam works to promote role of AIPA Politics

Vietnam works to promote role of AIPA

The National Assembly of Vietnam, as Chair of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) in 2020, has taken initiative in organising activities of AIPA in suitable forms, despite the complexity of COVID-19.
Vietnam bolsters ASEAN cooperation in sustainable development World

Vietnam bolsters ASEAN cooperation in sustainable development

Vietnam, performing its roles as the ASEAN Chair in 2020 and a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, will continue boosting cooperation in sustainable development for the goal of building a cohesive and responsive ASEAN, towards the realisation of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025, a Government official has affirmed.
ICT helps promote gender equality, empowerment of women: workshop Society

ICT helps promote gender equality, empowerment of women: workshop

International experts, scholars and organisations gathered at a workshop held by the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) on November 7 to discuss how to use Information Communications Technology (ICT) to promote gender equality and empowerment of women.
ASEAN, UN review cooperation until 2020 World

ASEAN, UN review cooperation until 2020

ASEAN ambassadors and UN officials have sat down to examine the two organisations’ joint projects and cooperation activities within their Plan of Action for 2016-2020.
Role of NGOs in safeguarding intangible cultural heritages highlighted Society

Role of NGOs in safeguarding intangible cultural heritages highlighted

The Asia-Pacific Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Non-Government Organisation (NGO) Conference, which closed in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on November 8, placed a spotlight on the important role played by NGOs in implementing sustainable community development goals through the protection of ICHs.