Delhi Declaration of ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit Politics

Delhi Declaration of ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit

Leaders of the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and India gathered in New Delhi, India, on January 25 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations and issued the Delhi Declaration. Following is the full text of the declaration.
Experts: Eco-tourism should not destroy biodiversity Environment

Experts: Eco-tourism should not destroy biodiversity

Instead of being wary about investors, tourism management authorities should collaborate with them in preserving the natural environment, says Dr Nguyen Hoang Tri, Secretary of the National Committee for UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) in Vietnam.
Ethnic minorities cope with climate change Environment

Ethnic minorities cope with climate change

Vietnam is home to 53 ethnic minority groups with a population of nearly 14 million, who mainly live in remote mountainous, midland and coastal areas that are vulnerable to natural disasters.
ASEAN boosts links in environment protection ASEAN

ASEAN boosts links in environment protection

The 16th meeting of the Governing Board of the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) took place in Vientiane, Laos on August 25, gathering 150 delegates from ASEAN member nations and the bloc’s dialogue partners.
Environment

Biodiversity corridor to benefit central provinces

The Vietnam Environment Administration on Jan. 12 officially launched the largest ever biodiversity conservation project, aiming to establish a biodiversity corridor in three central provinces of Quang Nam, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue.
New system to protect forests Environment

New system to protect forests

Vietnam has pioneered the development of the Payment for Forest Environment Services (PFES) programme, which aims to protect and preserve the country's natural heritage.