Indonesia promotes development of blue economy World

Indonesia promotes development of blue economy

The Indonesian Government is focusing efforts on developing its blue economy in accordance with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), supported by technology, tourism and energy innovations.
Ocean accounting helps study sea’s value: workshop Business

Ocean accounting helps study sea’s value: workshop

Ocean accounting, which is built based on the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA), helps experts and policy-makers evaluate the actual contribution the seas make to the economy, heard a workshop held in Hanoi on October 11.
Thai PM pushes implementation of SDGs at UN General Assembly World

Thai PM pushes implementation of SDGs at UN General Assembly

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha called on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to accelerate plans for Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) while attending the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 25.
"World's Largest Lesson" on sustainability comes to Vietnam Society

"World's Largest Lesson" on sustainability comes to Vietnam

As many as 1,000 secondary school students nationwide will learn about global goals for sustainable development at the global event "World’s Largest Lesson" to be held for the first time in Vietnam in September and October in Ho Chi Minh City.
ASEAN Day promotes ties with Germany ASEAN

ASEAN Day promotes ties with Germany

The Berlin ASEAN Committee (BAC) hosted the ASEAN Day in the capital city of Germany on September 12 to promote distinctive cultures of ASEAN member states among local people.
National conference on sustainable development held Society

National conference on sustainable development held

The National Conference on Sustainable Development 2019 took place in Hanoi on September 12 under theme “For a Decade of More Sustainable Development”, gathering leaders of the Government, ministries, sectors, localities, associations, and businesses.
ASEAN, China, UNDP exchange ideas on poverty reduction World

ASEAN, China, UNDP exchange ideas on poverty reduction

The fourth ASEAN-China-United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Symposium took place in Hanoi on September 4 with discussion focusing on innovation in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and eradicating poverty.
Vietnam, UNDP share experience in SDGs audit Politics

Vietnam, UNDP share experience in SDGs audit

Auditor General of the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) Ho Duc Phoc on August 30 met with officials of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in New York to exchange experience in auditing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and discuss cooperation possibility.
Thailand upholds ASEAN’s role in Indo-Pacific World

Thailand upholds ASEAN’s role in Indo-Pacific

Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has said all nations should work together to maintain stability in a sustainable way and strengthen stability in the Indo-Pacific region by adhering to international law, developing mutual trust and promoting closer cooperation.
Vietnam shares experience in SDG implementation Society

Vietnam shares experience in SDG implementation

Vietnam on July 17 shared its experience in integrating Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into building plan and strategy for socio-economic development at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)’s High-level Segment.
Ideas gathered for national review on gender equality among ethnic women Society

Ideas gathered for national review on gender equality among ethnic women

The Government’s Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs and the UN Women in Vietnam held a conference in Hanoi on July 11 to give ideas to the draft national review report on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, one of the world’s most comprehensive documents on gender equality and women empowerment.
Belgian programme supports projects on developing Vietnam Society

Belgian programme supports projects on developing Vietnam

The Belgian Directorate-General for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid (DGD) has recently launched the Business Partnership Facility to support and develop the private sector involvement in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Vietnam and other developing countries, according to the Vietnamese Trade Office in Belgium.