Comprehensive plan on UPR recommendation implementation introduced Politics

Comprehensive plan on UPR recommendation implementation introduced

The Foreign Ministry and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam held a seminar in Hanoi on September 4 to introduce a comprehensive plan on the implementation of recommendations accepted by Vietnam under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism, third cycle.
Poverty tops concerns of Vietnamese citizens: 2019 PAPI Report Society

Poverty tops concerns of Vietnamese citizens: 2019 PAPI Report

Even before Vietnam became affected by COVID-19, poverty, economic growth and the environment were top concerns of citizens in the country, reveals the 2019 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report released by the UNDP on April 28.
Vietnamese more satisfied with public services: PAPI report Society

Vietnamese more satisfied with public services: PAPI report

Vietnamese citizens had greater satisfaction rates with most basic public services thanks to the substantial improvements in provincial and local government performance, the 2018 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) revealed.
Deputy Defence Minister receives UNDP representative Politics

Deputy Defence Minister receives UNDP representative

Deputy Minister of Defence Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh hosted a reception for Kamal Malhotra, Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative to Vietnam, in Hanoi on November 15.
PAPI Report: Less corruption in public sector Society

PAPI Report: Less corruption in public sector

Findings from the 2017 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report, which was released in Hanoi on April 4, showed a significant turnaround in citizens’ perceptions and experiences in corruption in the public sector.
HCM City, UNDP boost cooperation Politics

HCM City, UNDP boost cooperation

Ho Chi Minh City wants to get support from the UNDP in programmes on public administrative reform, climate change adaption, flood prevention, and start-up development.
President: Vietnam constitutes active, responsible member of UN Politics

President: Vietnam constitutes active, responsible member of UN

Vietnam will continue to be an active and responsible member of the international community and the United Nations (UN) and engage more in the UN’s peacekeeping operations and prove its role as a member of UN organisations such as the UN Economic and Social Council and the International Law Commission, said President Tran Dai Quang.
NA Chairwoman praises UN’s work in Vietnam Politics

NA Chairwoman praises UN’s work in Vietnam

The UN and the UNDP have contributed to boosting sustainable growth in Vietnam via assistance in poverty alleviation, HIV/AIDS control, child protection, disease prevention and climate change response, said National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Environment

Vietnam promotes low-carbon growth

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) organised a workshop in Hanoi on January 21 to formally launch a project to facilitate the development of green energy technologies.