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.
ASEAN Science-Technology Fellowship workshop held ASEAN

ASEAN Science-Technology Fellowship workshop held

The Virtual Close-out Workshop of the ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship 2019-2020 was co-hosted by the ASEAN Foundation, the ASEAN Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation, and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) on October 8.
 Cambodia suggests pushing back deadline for completion of SDGs World

Cambodia suggests pushing back deadline for completion of SDGs

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen has suggested that the deadline of 2030 to achieve the goals of sustainable development (SDGs) might need to be reset because the progress of the agenda has been affected by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.