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Norway helps Thua Thien-Hue in bomb, mine clearance

Society

Norway helps Thua Thien-Hue in bomb, mine clearance

The Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) has pledged to maintain coordination with relevant agencies of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue to speed up the implementation of the "Explosive Remnant of War Risk Reduction" project in 2018-2020 period.

Finland helps Vietnam with waste management

Environment

Finland helps Vietnam with waste management

Leaders of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and a Finnish delegation led by Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto on May 10 discussed issues regarding global climate change, thus pushing ahead with bilateral cooperation plans in waste management and energy solutions.

Vietnam honours US woman for Agent Orange relief work

Society

Vietnam honours US woman for Agent Orange relief work

President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisatoins (VUFO) Nguyen Phuong Nga on April 16 presented the Friendship Order, a notable distinction of the Vietnamese State, to Executive Director of the War Legacies Project (WLP) Susan Marie Hammond.

Quang Tri pools resources to overcome post-war UXO

Society

Quang Tri pools resources to overcome post-war UXO

The People’s Committee of central Quang Tri province announced on March 15 that it has approved a project on technical consultation, training and capacity building for the clearance of unexploded ordnance (UXO) left over from the war.

Minister highlights Vietnam’s commitment to gender equality at UN forum

Society

Minister highlights Vietnam’s commitment to gender equality at UN forum

Vietnam will focus on completing its social welfare legal and policy system while prioritising the reform of social insurance and life-long learning for women and girls, and creating jobs for elderly and migration women, thus fulfilling the gender equality targets, stated Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Dao Ngoc Dung.

Vietnam makes stride in gender equality

Society

Vietnam makes stride in gender equality

Vietnam has made strides in ensuring gender equality, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung said on the sidelines of the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) which is taking place in New York from March 11-22.

Vietnam attends UN’s largest meeting on gender equality

Politics

Vietnam attends UN’s largest meeting on gender equality

Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung is attending the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) – the UN’s largest gathering on gender equality and women’s rights - which began at UN headquarters in New York on March 11.