Vietnam a responsible UN member Politics

Vietnam a responsible UN member

Since officially joining the United Nations on September 20, 1977, Vietnam has been a responsible member, making positive contributions to the United Nations.
ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought ASEAN

ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought

ASEAN-member countries have vowed to take immediate action to resolve problems caused by worsening drought in Southeast Asia, especially in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region, which is especially susceptible to global warming.
ADB helps improve Vietnam’s irrigation systems Environment

ADB helps improve Vietnam’s irrigation systems

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved aid worth over 100 million USD to help the Vietnamese Government install eight modernised irrigation systems in five drought-affected provinces, according to the bank’s November 27 news release.
World Bank report: Vietnam continues to reduce poverty Society

World Bank report: Vietnam continues to reduce poverty

Poverty in Vietnam continues to fall, particularly amongst ethnic minorities, who saw their rate of poverty decline significantly by 13 percentage points, the largest decline in the past decade, says a new World Bank (WB) report.
Building on seventy years of ESCAP’s success World

Building on seventy years of ESCAP’s success

UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCAP Shamshad Akhtar argues that the organisation's 70th anniversary is an opportunity to reflect on the Commission's achievements, challenges.