May 12, 2022 | 17:13
As global momentum builds on ending plastic pollution and marine debris, Vietnam is strengthening its ability to build back better from COVID-19 and transition to a circular economy. Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative in Vietnam of the United Nations Development Programme, and Grete Løchen, Norwegian Ambassador to Vietnam, write about the changes ahead.
April 26, 2022 | 11:30
Vietnam’s economy has reaped relatively positive growth for Q1. Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative in Vietnam for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), talked with VIR’s Nguyen Dat about the economic outlook for the entire year, with some recommendations for stronger results.
March 23, 2022 | 15:12
Vietnam is striving to build for the future and accelerate a green and inclusive economic rebound. Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative in Vietnam for the United Nations Development Programme, shows how it can be done with a pointed strategy that also take into account gender equality issues.
February 17, 2022 | 10:15
With its efforts to combat climate change, Vietnam has made new promises in this area, while keeping its economy continuing to grow. Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative in Vietnam of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), talked with VIR’s Thanh Thu about how the economy is performing and the way it can move forward with implementation of its strong commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
July 16, 2021 | 13:56
Vietnam is making efforts to build up smart cities that can be resilient to climate change.
June 11, 2021 | 09:00
On the occasion of the World Environment Day this year themed “Reimagine. Recreate. Restore.”, Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam, talked with VIR’s Thanh Dat about Vietnam’s efforts to protect the environment in pursuit of sustainable development.
May 22, 2021 | 21:29
Vietnamese people are showing stronger interest in the National Assembly and issues related to the powerful agency, reflected by their high level of engagement in preparations for the upcoming elections of deputies to the 15th NA and People’s Councils at all levels in the 2021-2026 tenure, UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen has said.
April 09, 2021 | 11:10
The mine action sector in Vietnam is blessed with a strong and genuine partnership between the government and development partners, and the important progress made over the past few years is a clear indicator that it is indeed feasible for it to think big and make ambitious yet realistic strategies and plans to reach the finish line.
December 09, 2020 | 09:25
Caitlin Wiesen, UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam, said on December 8 that the Vietnamese Government’s quick and effective response in combination with the public’s trust and observance of prevention and control measures were key to the country’s success in containing the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 12, 2020 | 14:00
Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020 is very extraordinary at the time of great uncertainties and challenges, especially the COVID-19 pandemic, UNDP Resident Representative for Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen has said.
May 04, 2020 | 15:00
Vietnam’s intensified crackdown on corruption has continued to draw praise from the international community.
January 27, 2020 | 09:00
Alongside its socio-economic development process, Vietnam has been enhancing its human development policies.
December 11, 2019 | 09:30
Vietnam has made good progress in human development, with an average annual Human Development Index (HDI) growth of 1.36 percent during the 1990-2018 period.
September 24, 2019 | 11:51
Climate change is moving faster than humanity, and humanity is struggling to stop it. Every part of the world, including Vietnam, is still not doing enough nor moving fast enough to prevent irreversible and catastrophic climate disruption. Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam, writes about a need for a climate ‘doi moi’ to Vietnam’s future and prosperity.
May 01, 2019 | 22:00
Vietnam is now considering the manufacturing industry as a key pillar for growth. Caitlin Wiesen, United Nations Development Programme resident representative in Vietnam, looks at the productivity and competitiveness of the domestic manufacturing enterprises as the country sets a course towards renewal and innovation.