VCSF 2020: Nestlé Vietnam commits to zero-waste future Environment

VCSF 2020: Nestlé Vietnam commits to zero-waste future

“If we only focus on immediate benefits, it is difficult to go far but if we want to grow high and reach far, sustainable development is the only way,” said Binu Jacob, CEO of Nestle Vietnam, who is co-chair of the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD).
OECD’s Multi-dimensional Review of Vietnam launched Society

OECD’s Multi-dimensional Review of Vietnam launched

A report on multi-dimensional review of Vietnam was launched in a Hanoi ceremony co-hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on December 8.
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).
Development of Vietnam’s biosphere reserves over 20 years Environment

Development of Vietnam’s biosphere reserves over 20 years

A workshop on the development and management of biosphere reserves in Vietnam was held in Hanoi on November 17 to evaluate the results after 20 years of the country’s joining the World Biosphere Reserve network and propose solutions for the development and sustainable management of Vietnam’s biosphere reserves in the future.
Thai PM proposes three areas for UN to assist ASEAN World

Thai PM proposes three areas for UN to assist ASEAN

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha proposed three areas which the United Nations (UN) can support ASEAN in addressing the unfinished business and advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while addressing the 11th ASEAN-UN Summit held via videoconference on November 15.
Thailand underlines multilateral cooperation in ASEAN summits ASEAN

Thailand underlines multilateral cooperation in ASEAN summits

Prime Minister and Defence Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha underlined the significance of multilateral cooperation in bringing COVID-19 under control and sustainable economic recovery while attending the online 12th Mekong-Japan Summit on November 13.
ASEM dialogue promotes women’s economic empowerment amid COVID-19 World

ASEM dialogue promotes women’s economic empowerment amid COVID-19

The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) High-level Dialogue on Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment amid the COVID-19 Pandemic opened on October 12 in the form of video conference, bringing together nearly 130 delegates from 41 ASEM member countries and seven international and regional organisations.
Vietnam attends Non-Aligned Movement ministerial meeting Politics

Vietnam attends Non-Aligned Movement ministerial meeting

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam's mission to the UN, represented Vietnam to attend the virtual Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) held on October 9 under the chair of Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Araz Azimov.