Vietnam, Japan hold environmental policy dialogue Environment

Vietnam, Japan hold environmental policy dialogue

Vietnamese Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha and Japanese Minister of the Environment Tsuyoshi Michael Yamaguchi have discussed measures to further foster cooperation between the two countries in the area of environment and climate change response, focusing on the implementation of commitments made by the Prime Ministers of the two nations at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26). ​
 ADB, PetroVietnam team up to promote green energy development in Vietnam Business

ADB, PetroVietnam team up to promote green energy development in Vietnam

The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on November 18 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on establishing a strategic partnership for 2021 – 2024 to promote clean and renewable energy development, and help PetroVietnam achieve targets in green energy transition.
Results of flood-based livelihood project in Mekong Delta reviewed Environment

Results of flood-based livelihood project in Mekong Delta reviewed

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on November 12 organised a closing workshop for the flood-based livelihood project in support of the water retention strategy for the Mekong Delta via video teleconference to review the results and encourage the up-scaling of the project in the region.
ASEAN to face numerous challenges due to climate change: report ASEAN

ASEAN to face numerous challenges due to climate change: report

ASEAN is at risk of losing over 35 percent of its GDP by 2050 from climate change and natural hazards, severely impacting key sectors such as agriculture, tourism, and fishing, along with human health and labour productivity, according to a report jointly conducted by Nanyang Technological University of Singapore (NTU Singapore) and University of Glasgow.
PM’s Europe tour successful in all aspects: Deputy FM Politics

PM’s Europe tour successful in all aspects: Deputy FM

Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s working trip to Europe from October 31 to November 5, which included his attendance at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) and visits to the UK and France, was of important significance and achieved many practical results, said Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs To Anh Dung.
Vietnam’s commitments at COP26 well received World

Vietnam’s commitments at COP26 well received

Vietnam’s strong commitments at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), held in Glasgow, Scotland (the UK), have been well received by the international community.
VEEBW 2021: Workshop discusses sustainable architecture Environment

VEEBW 2021: Workshop discusses sustainable architecture

The Vietnam Energy Efficiency Network (EEN-Vietnam) on October 4 convened a virtual workshop, themed “Sustainable Architecture – For a Net-zero Carbon Future”, as part of the ongoing Vietnam Energy Efficiency Building Week VEEBW 2021 (VEEBW 2021).
Vietnam commits net-zero emissions at COP26 Environment

Vietnam commits net-zero emissions at COP26

Vietnam's commitment to net-zero emissions shows the strong political determination of the country in stepping up economic transformation to contribute to solving the climate crisis, said Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha.
COP26: EU supports green economic recovery in ASEAN World

COP26: EU supports green economic recovery in ASEAN

Director-General for International Partnerships at the European Commission Koen Doens has highlighted the crucial role of programmes such as the ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility (ACGF) in supporting green recovery in Southeast Asia.
PM attends launch of Global Methane Pledge Politics

PM attends launch of Global Methane Pledge

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended and delivered remarks at the launch of the Global Methane Pledge under the co-chair of US President Joe Biden and President of the European Commission (EC) Ursula von der Leyen in Glasgow, the UK, on November 2.
PM busy with COP26 sidelines meetings Politics

PM busy with COP26 sidelines meetings

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on November 2 met with Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babis, President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sarkisian and World Bank (WB) Managing Director of Operations Axel van Trotsenburg on the sidelines of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in the UK.