Mission 2020 leader welcomed in Hanoi Environment

Mission 2020 leader welcomed in Hanoi

Head of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh had a meeting with Christiana Figueres, leader of the Mission 2020 on climate change response.
Vietnam attends ASEM seminar on water resources management in Laos Environment

Vietnam attends ASEM seminar on water resources management in Laos

Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung called on ASEM to take more specific and drastic actions to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the 21st Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21) and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
Vietnam-Netherlands Joint Statement Politics

Vietnam-Netherlands Joint Statement

Vietnam and the Netherlands have issued a joint statement in thte framework of the working visit of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to the Netherlands from July 8-11.
German Counsellor hails Vietnam as active member of NDC Partnership Politics

German Counsellor hails Vietnam as active member of NDC Partnership

Development Counsellor of the German Embassy in Vietnam Martin Hoppe has applauded Vietnam as an active member of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) Partnership, a coalition of countries and institutions working to achieve the ambitious climate goals under the Paris Agreement.
UNHRC passes climate change resolution co-created by Vietnam World

UNHRC passes climate change resolution co-created by Vietnam

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) carried out final discussions of its 35th session in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 22-23, adopting 36 resolutions and a presidential statement, including a draft resolution on climate change and human rights co-created by Vietnam.
Preparations for IPU’s symposium discussed   Politics

Preparations for IPU’s symposium discussed

A meeting was held in Hanoi on April 11 under the chair of National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong to discuss preparations for the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)’s symposium for the Asia-Pacific region in Ho Chi Minh City from May 11-13.
IUCN launches wetlands project Environment

IUCN launches wetlands project

The International Union for Conservation of Nature launched a regional project to enhance the resilience of wetlands in Lower Mekong countries on the occasion of World Wetlands Day (February 2).