ASEAN, UNOPS cooperates in fighting marine plastic pollution World

ASEAN, UNOPS cooperates in fighting marine plastic pollution

ASEAN and the UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS) have signed an agreement to support ASEAN member states in combating marine plastic pollution through the joint implementation of the World Bank’s 20 million USD grant project: Southeast Asia Regional Program on Combating Marine Plastics (SEA-MaP).
France helps Vietnam with heritage conservation Culture - Sports

France helps Vietnam with heritage conservation

The French Embassy in Vietnam on September 12 held a press conference to provide the media with information on a project named “Share and protect Vietnam’s heritage” and the component to be carried out in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.
Tien Giang districts tap marine ecotourism potential Travel

Tien Giang districts tap marine ecotourism potential

Go Cong Dong and Tan Phu Dong districts in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang are focusing on the development of tourism. The spearhead local flora for the development to bring in more revenues is the districts' mangrove ecosystem, as well as its history and culture.
Vietnam makes contributions to negotiations for BBNJ instrument World

Vietnam makes contributions to negotiations for BBNJ instrument

The fifth session of the intergovernmental conference on an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) concluded on August 27 (Hanoi time) after two weeks of sitting.
UNDP aids Binh Dinh in marine waste collection Environment

UNDP aids Binh Dinh in marine waste collection

Two new projects funded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Binh Dinh are expected to collect and avoid around 5 tonnes of plastic per month from entering the sea, as heard at the sides’ recent workshop held in the south-central coastal province.