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.
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 calls for urgent action to revive the damaged ecosystems.
The level of awareness of Vietnamese small enterprises on responsible business practice is lower than that of large ones, according to a latest survey.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It seems that Vietnam has adapted to a "new normal" state after it reopened the economy in late April.
A UNDP report has found that some 30 percent of respondents in Vietnam who have disabilities were made unemployed by the COVID-19 pandemic while another 49 percent saw their working hours cut.
The UN Development Programme and the Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development signed an agreement on March 17 to support the Mekong Delta’s response to drought and saltwater intrusion.
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved a non-refundable aid worth 30.2 million USD to help Vietnam enhance climate resilience, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Leaders of the United Nations and officials of some countries highly valued Vietnam’s international stature while meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in New York on January 9 – 10.
Currently, Vietnam ranks 118th out of 189 countries, making good progress in human development, with an average HDI growth of 1.36% during the period of 1990 - 2018.