Establishing standards to reach sustainable development goals

Establishing standards to reach sustainable development goals

Vietnam is making efforts to build up smart cities that can be resilient to climate change.
Cooperation at heart of major efforts to protect ecosystem

Cooperation at heart of major efforts to protect ecosystem

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.
Vietnamese show stronger interest in legislative body: UNDP representative

Vietnamese show stronger interest in legislative body: UNDP representative

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.
Mine action in Vietnam making progress: UNDP country chief

Mine action in Vietnam making progress: UNDP country chief

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.
Joint efforts by government, citizens key to success in fighting COVID-19: Survey

Joint efforts by government, citizens key to success in fighting COVID-19: Survey

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.
Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020 extraordinary: UNDP official

Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020 extraordinary: UNDP official

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.
Anti-corruption charge in Vietnam commended

Anti-corruption charge in Vietnam commended

Vietnam’s intensified crackdown on corruption has continued to draw praise from the international community.
Closing inequality gaps to secure long-lasting progress

Closing inequality gaps to secure long-lasting progress

Alongside its socio-economic development process, Vietnam has been enhancing its human development policies.
Vietnam makes big leap in human development: UNDP

Vietnam makes big leap in human development: UNDP

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.
Crafting a climate policy revolution

Crafting a climate policy revolution

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.
A productive and innovative Vietnam

A productive and innovative Vietnam

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.