Canada supports climate action in developing countries World

Canada supports climate action in developing countries

Canada has committed aid worth over 228 million USD for fiscal years 2018–2019 through 2022–2023 to the seventh replenishment of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to advance climate action in developing countries.
Vietnam determined to fulfill 2030 Agenda: Deputy PM Politics

Vietnam determined to fulfill 2030 Agenda: Deputy PM

The Government of Vietnam is determined to fulfill the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam told Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Achim Steiner on June 27.
PM meets Presidents of Nauru, Marshall, Guyana on GEF-6 sidelines Politics

PM meets Presidents of Nauru, Marshall, Guyana on GEF-6 sidelines

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had meetings with leaders of the South Pacific countries of Nauru and Marshall, and Guyana, a South American country, on the sidelines of the sixth Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in the central city of Da Nang on June 27.
Vietnam joins global efforts to fight plastic pollution Environment

Vietnam joins global efforts to fight plastic pollution

Vietnam will join global efforts to stop the production and use of single-use and non-recyclable plastic products, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha told Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Erik Solheim.
UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner visits Vietnam Politics

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner visits Vietnam

Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Vice Chair of the UN Sustainable Development Group, began a two-day visit to Vietnam on June 26 with a view to strengthening the partnership between the Vietnamese Government and the UN, focusing on sustainable development.
Sixth GEF Assembly to take place in Da Nang Environment

Sixth GEF Assembly to take place in Da Nang

The sixth Assembly of the Global Environment Facility and related meetings will take place in the central city of Da Nang from June 23-29, said the Office of the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
PM addresses G7 Outreach Summit Politics

PM addresses G7 Outreach Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a speech at the Group of Seven (G7) Outreach Summit in Quebec, Canada on June 9 (Canada time), affirming Vietnam’s commitment to joining the international community in early translating the Paris Agreement into reality.