Summit seeks to influence policy initiatives on youth entrepreneurship Society

Summit seeks to influence policy initiatives on youth entrepreneurship

More than 500 delegates, including hundreds of young people, partners and government officials from 20 countries, exchanged ideas, knowledge and experiences to influence policy initiatives on youth entrepreneurship and social innovation at the second Asia Pacific Youth Co:Lab Summit, which opened in Hanoi on April 4.
Vietnam accelerates implementation of sustainable development goals Society

Vietnam accelerates implementation of sustainable development goals

The National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam coordinated with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to hold a meeting in the central city of Da Nang on December 18 on realising challenges posed for Vietnam in the implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs).
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.
First Hanoi forum on climate change response Environment

First Hanoi forum on climate change response

A Hanoi forum on climate change consequences will be held in the capital city of Vietnam from November 8-11 by the Vietnam National University-Hanoi (VNU) and the Korean Foundation for Advanced Studies (KFAS).
Vietnam makes progress in human development: UNDP official Society

Vietnam makes progress in human development: UNDP official

Vietnam can be proud to have helped 6 million people escape poverty from 2012 to 2016 under national multidimensional poverty standards, according to Country Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen.
UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner visits Vietnam Politics

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner visits Vietnam

Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Vice Chair of the UN Sustainable Development Group, began a two-day visit to Vietnam on June 26 with a view to strengthening the partnership between the Vietnamese Government and the UN, focusing on sustainable development.