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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).

Australia announces grant for Mekong Delta's climate change adaptation

Australia will provide 2.5 million AUD (1.64 million USD) for the “Business Partnership Platform: Climate Change Adaptation" programme designed to help businesses in the Mekong Delta region to adapt to climate change.

Mekong Delta Region needs urgent measures to cope with landslides

The situation of landslides along riverbanks and coastlines in the Mekong Delta is becoming increasingly severe, while preventive measures are challenging due to a lack of funding.

Mekong Delta seeks to boost rice productivity in face of climate change

Improving profits for rice growers is always a concern of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), as well as the rice processing and trading business community.

Climate change reduces Mekong River flows, causing impacts for VN

Climate change has reduced the flow of the Mekong River over the past ten years, and causing impacts for the Mekong Delta in the region, including Vietnam.

Vietnam stepping up int'l cooperation in climate change response

Vietnam has responsibly and practically joined international climate change treaties as part of the efforts to materialise a resolution adopted by the 11th-tenure Party Central Committee in this regard.

UK begins second phase of climate finance accelerator in Vietnam

The UK Embassy in Vietnam has announced a new wave of capacity-building support for low carbon projects that can benefit communities across the Southeast Asian nation.

Australia announced $94.5m package for climate change adaptation in VN

Visiting Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Penny Wong on Tuesday announced her country’s new US$94.5 million support package for climate change adaption in Việt Nam's Mekong Delta from 2023 to 2034.

Vietnam issues ISO standards to realise net zero commitments

The Directorate for Standards, Metrology and Quality under the Ministry of Science and Technology has issued ISO standards regarding climate change adaption as a practical action to realise Vietnam’s net zero commitments.