WB funds Vinh Long’s climate change adaptation Environment

WB funds Vinh Long’s climate change adaptation

The Vietnamese Government and the World Bank (WB) have signed a 126.9 million USD financing agreement to improve access to infrastructure, connectivity and reduce flood risk in the urban core of Vinh Long city in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long, the WB said on January 6.
PM urges Hung Yen province to strive for fast, sustainable development Politics

PM urges Hung Yen province to strive for fast, sustainable development

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said the northern province of Hung Yen has the conditions to develop modern industrial, agricultural and service sectors in a harmonious manner and urged the province to strive towards fast and sustainable development during a working visit to Hung Yen on December 23.
2021 Vietnam-Japan Environment Week launched Environment

2021 Vietnam-Japan Environment Week launched

The second Vietnam-Japan Environment Week was kicked off on December 16 aimed at creating opportunities for enterprises of Vietnam and Japan to exchange activities related to the environment and how to respond to climate change.
Strong commitment needed for sustainable development of planet: Minister Environment

Strong commitment needed for sustainable development of planet: Minister

Vietnam’s commitment to net-zero emissions made at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) held in Glasgow, Scotland (the UK), shows the strong political determination in stepping up economic transformation to contribute to solving the climate crisis, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has said.
Vietnam highlights general approach to security in context of climate change, terrorism World

Vietnam highlights general approach to security in context of climate change, terrorism

Ambassador Pham Hai Anh, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of Vietnam to the United Nations, has stressed the need for a general approach method to security issues in the context of climate change and terrorism, while addressing the UN Security Council’s open debate on “Maintenance of international peace and security: Security in the context of terrorism and climate change” on December 9.
Vietnam, RoK enhance strategic cooperation in meteorology Environment

Vietnam, RoK enhance strategic cooperation in meteorology

The Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration (VNMHA) and the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) sought to enhance strategic cooperation between the two countries in meteorology during their 6th bilateral meeting held via videoconference on December 7.