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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.

What foreign ambassadors say about Vietnam's coronavirus fight?

It seems that Vietnam has adapted to a "new normal" state after it reopened the economy in late April.

30 pct. of disabled made unemployed by COVID-19: UNDP report

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.

Anti-corruption charge in Vietnam commended

Vietnam’s intensified crackdown on corruption has continued to draw praise from the international community.

UNDP assists Mekong Delta in drought response efforts

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.

Over $30 million for Vietnam to enhance climate resilience

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).

UN leaders, countries highly value Vietnam’s international stature

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.

Vietnam is close to joining high human development group: UNDP

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.