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Australian Ambassador for Climate Change embarks on Vietnam visit

During her visit, Ambassador Tilley will convene with senior government officials, building on the momentum established by recent high-level exchanges between Australia and Vietnam.

Drought & salinity damages result in $2.82bil. in agricultural losses

Scientists from the Institute of Water Resources recently conducted a study to assess the damages caused by saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta region.

Natural heritage needs urgent protection from climate change

In Vietnam the issue of preserving and protecting world and national heritage from climate change has been raised by experts for a long time, but over time many natural wonders are at risk of disappearing.

Vietnam joins proceedings of ICJ's climate change opinion

The Vietnamese Embassy in the Netherlands, on behalf of the Vietnamese Government, has submitted a request to join the proceedings of the International Court of Justice (ICJ)’s advisory opinion on climate change.

Vietnam, France exchange funding agreement for climate change projects

A ceremony took place in Hanoi on March 15 to exchange the agreement signed by the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the French Development Agency (AFD) to fund two projects worth 72.3 million EUR (80 million USD) in Vietnam.

Saltwater intrusion threatens Mekong Delta rice crop

Saltwater intrusion up rivers is estimated to affect 29,260ha of rice sown in areas not zoned for the crop in the Mekong Delta as the region enters the peak dry season.

Vietnam needs hundreds of billions of dollars to cut emissions to zero

To minimize the impact of climate change and cut emissions to zero percent, Vietnam will need heavy investment from the state and private sector.

Green agriculture is wave of the future

“I often tell farmers that green agriculture is an irreversible trend and if they go against the world’s trend, they won’t be able to sell farm produce,” said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan.

US and Vietnam work together for climate and biodiversity

The event, organised by WWF-US, highlighted how the U.S. Government is helping unlock innovative, durable finance for nature and climate, working with partner governments, NGOs, multilateral institutions and the private sector.

Mekong Delta takes proactive measures to cope with saltwater intrusion, drought

The delta, which is the country’s largest producer of rice, fruit and seafood, is forecast to face saltwater intrusion between January and March next year.

Vietnam adopts climate-friendly solutions following Global Cooling Pledge

Vietnam is one of the first 63 countries to join the Global Cooling Pledge proposed by President of the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP28) Sultan Al Jaber within the framework of COP28 recently held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

What Vietnam and Denmark can take away from COP28?

Vietnam and Denmark will continue to work together to achieve global climate ambitions and accelerate the ongoing cooperation in various sectors towards a green transition and sustainable social and economic development.

Prime Minister’s trip to UAE, Türkiye a success

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s freshly-concluded trip to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Türkiye affirms Vietnam's active and proactive efforts in joining the world in responding to climate change.

PM receives UAE minister of state, concludes trip to attend COP28

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh received Minister of State for Foreign Trade at the UAE Ministry of Economy Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi and representatives of some major enterprises of the country in Dubai on December 3 morning (local time).

PM announces Resource Mobilisation Plan to implement JETP

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on December 1 announced a Resource Mobilisation Plan to implement the political declaration on establishing a Just Energy Transition Partnership between Vietnam and the International Partnership Group.

PM calls for international solidarity for prosperous development of humankind

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh called on the international community to strengthen solidarity, take drastic and effective actions, and make greater efforts for the prosperous development of humankind while addressing the COP28.

Vietnamese PM attends COP28 World Climate Action Summit in Dubai

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the opening ceremony of the World Climate Action Summit in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UEA) on December 1.

PM meets with leaders of countries, int'l organisations on sidelines of COP28

PM Pham Minh Chinh had bilateral meetings with leaders of countries and international organisations in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, on December 1 on the occasion of his attendance at the 28th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties.

Prime Minister arrives in Dubai, starting activities at COP28

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh arrived at Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai city, late November 30.

PM’s COP28 attendance opens up chances for stronger Vietnam-UAE cooperation

The visit by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from December 1 to 3 to attend the 28th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP28).