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Vietnam’s 2024 GDP growth target easily obtainable: UNDP economist

Vietnam setting 2024 GDP growth target at over 6 percent is easily obtainable, said UNDP Senior International Economist Jonathan Pincus.

Vietnam needs huge amount of investment capital for energy transition

Vietnam needs a huge amount of financial resources to achieve its goal of net-zero emissions by 2050, an official from UNDP said.

Vietnam among 25 countries halving multidimensional poverty within 15 years

Vietnam is among 25 countries that have successfully halved multidimensional poverty within 15 years, according to the latest report by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

Circular economy is an inevitable path ahead: UNDP

The transition towards a circular economy (CE) offers 4.5 trillion USD in economic opportunities globally by reducing waste, stimulating innovation, and creating employment, according to Ramla Khalidi, Resident Representative of UNDP in Vietnam.

Vietnam to face huge development challenges in coming decades: Conference

Vietnam will face major development challenges in the coming decades, Jonathan Pincus, a senior economist at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), said at an international conference in Hanoi on November 25.

Vietnam sees bright economic prospects ahead despite external risks

The nation has a bright economic future, although risks are multiplying, said Ramla Khalidi, resident representative in Vietnam for the UN Development Programme (UNDP), at the Vietnam Economic Pulse 2022 on November 22 in Hanoi.

New UNDP Resident Representative pledges support to Vietnam’s development

Ramla Al Khalidi, newly-appointed UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam, has pledged to further support Vietnam’s development, covering climate change response and the settlement of bomb and mine consequences.

UNDP, UNFPA pledge to help Vietnam in post-pandemic recovery

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dang Hoang Giang yesterday held separate talks with UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen, and the UNFPA Representative in Vietnam Naomi Kitahara.

UNDP announces 2022-2026 Country Programme Document for Vietnam

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has approved the Country Programme Document for Vietnam for the 2022-2026 period and a financial package worth over 120 million USD.

World Environment Day 2021 stresses importance on ecosystem restoration

World Environment Day 2021 calls for urgent action to revive the damaged ecosystems.

Vietnam’s human rights achievements undeniable

Throughout history, Vietnam has always put its people at the centre of every socio-economic development strategy, programme, and project, thereby obtaining considerable and multifaceted achievements in ensuring human rights.

Vietnamese enterprises to advance responsible business practice

The level of awareness of Vietnamese small enterprises on responsible business practice is lower than that of large ones, according to a latest survey.

Administrative reform: Personnel is the key

Another cycle of state administrative reform is coming. This is the time to review the results of the administrative reform program in the 2011-2020 period and set the orientation for the next decade.

Youth4Climate Initiative launched in Vietnam

UNDP in Vienam, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union co-organised the Youth4Climate Conference, which marked the kick-off of the Youth4Climate Initiative in Vietnam.

Women parliamentarians play important role in Vietnam’s development: study

The UNDP is looking forward to continuing to work with Vietnam’s National Assembly towards closing the gender gap, both qualitatively and quantitatively, UNDP Resident Representative Caitlin Wiesen noted.

Equipping localities in climate fight

Being one of the most vulnerable countries to natural disasters and climate change, Vietnam annually suffers from huge losses.

Caution urged for SME fund processes

With many small- and medium-sized enterprises having difficulties accessing financial resources to improve their capability, the Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises Development Fund is aiming to meet their greater financing needs.

Vietnam listed in high human development category group: UNDP new report

Vietnam has broken into the group of countries with high human development, but this remarkable progress has been accompanied with relatively high pressures on the planet.

Vietnam promotes preservation of wetland protected areas

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the UNDP organised the closing workshop of the project titled "Conservation of Critical Wetland Protected Areas and Linked Landscapes" in Hanoi on November 26.

Comprehensive plan on UPR recommendation implementation introduced

The Foreign Ministry and the UNDP held a seminar yesterday to introduce a comprehensive plan on the implementation of recommendations accepted by Vietnam under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism, third cycle.