Vietnam responds to Int’l Day for Disaster Reduction Environment

Vietnam responds to Int’l Day for Disaster Reduction

The Central Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Control, UNICEF and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) held in Hanoi on October 12 a ceremony in response to the International Day for Disaster Reduction to review impacts of natural disasters and climate change in recent years, thus defining orientations for future coordination activities.
Forum promotes diversity and inclusion in business Business

Forum promotes diversity and inclusion in business

Business leaders, representatives of civil society, international organizations and consumers all agreed that promoting diversity and inclusion makes business sense at an event on inclusive business on October 11.
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.
Raising public awareness of natural disaster preparedness Environment

Raising public awareness of natural disaster preparedness

Competent authorities should work to raise public awareness as well as improve their forecasting capacity against natural disasters in the context of extreme and unpredictable climate change, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong said in a letter penned for the 72nd anniversary of the Traditional Day on Natural Disaster Prevention (May 22).
Seventh graders win environmental documentary award Environment

Seventh graders win environmental documentary award

A short documentary on how to unleash the potential of sustainable tourism of Quang Nam province’s Thu Bon river after the historic flood in 2000 has brought a special prize to two secondary school students in the “School Ambassador in Disaster Prevention and Climate Change Adaptation” Competition 2019.
Vietnamese enterprises have low productivity: report Business

Vietnamese enterprises have low productivity: report

The productivity and competitiveness of Vietnamese enterprises remain low, according to a report on the manufacturing and processing industries which was publicized on April 26 by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the UNDP.