EU-funded project to boost urban infrastructure’s climate resilience

EU-funded project to boost urban infrastructure’s climate resilience

An EU and French-funded project was launched on May 27 to improve the climate resilience of urban infrastructure in four northern central provinces of Vietnam.
Blue economy model gathering pace

Blue economy model gathering pace

Vietnam is in need of a long-term roadmap for developing its potential marine economy in pursuit of its sustainable development strategy by 2030 and in response to climate change – and a fresh scenario for this effort is expected to be a sound answer.
Vietnamese PM receives leaders of US companies in New York

Vietnamese PM receives leaders of US companies in New York

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh received executives of Warburg Pincus and Glenfarne Group in New York on May 15, part of his working visit to the US and the UN.
Prime Minister receives US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

Prime Minister receives US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry in Boston on May 14 (local time) as part of his working trip to the US.
Meeting ambitious climate objectives

Meeting ambitious climate objectives

With the completion of a draft net-zero National Climate Change Strategy just five months after COP26, the government of Vietnam keeps sending a strong message about climate ambition.
Favourable climate heads reform agenda

Favourable climate heads reform agenda

With the gradual rebound of the business community in the first four months of this year, continued support for enterprises is necessitated to help them stay afloat and weather the storm caused by the health crisis.
Mekong Delta Resilient Business Network officially debuts

Mekong Delta Resilient Business Network officially debuts

VCCI Can Tho and The Asia Foundation have organised the official debut ceremony for the Mekong Delta Resilient Business Network (MRBN) on May 6.
Wholesale reform on climate agenda

Wholesale reform on climate agenda

Following its strong international commitment to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, Vietnam is about to promulgate a hallmark new strategy on climate change response, meaning great pressure to develop many industrial sectors.
Transforming energy in the race against climate change

Transforming energy in the race against climate change

Vietnam has set itself ambitious goals when it comes to climate neutrality, yet current schemes are being deemed insufficient by energy experts, who are now recommending following Europe’s framework for energy transition and carbon neutrality.
Eco-tech the answer to global volatility

Eco-tech the answer to global volatility

Inflationary pressures around Southeast Asia and the subsequent rises in prices of food, energy, and services are forcing the region’s nations and financial institutions to come up with new strategies to protect themselves from the likely future ramifications of conflicts and climate change.
Vital support urged for climate fight

Vital support urged for climate fight

Vietnam is being warned again about the daunting difficulties faced by climate change, which will need massive resources for developing a greener economy, with lower carbon imprints.
Pilot highlights climate solutions

Pilot highlights climate solutions

The inauguration of a freshwater venture pilot in Ninh Thuan province, jointly developed via Vietnam-Belgium ties, will hopefully contribute to better living conditions and more sustainable agriculture not only in the province but across the Mekong Delta region as well.
Vietnam allocated $6.5 billion for its climate change response in 2016-2020

Vietnam allocated $6.5 billion for its climate change response in 2016-2020

The UNDP and MPI published the Climate Public Expenditure and Investment Review (CPEIR) as the basis for estimation and allocation of the state budget and the mobilisation of international climate finance for 2021-2030.
Gender equality and women’s empowerment today for a more sustainable tomorrow

Gender equality and women’s empowerment today for a more sustainable tomorrow

As governments look to implement policies to build a brighter future, the effects that climate change have on women’s health and rights cannot be ignored.
MPI and UNDP collaborate on launching climate guidance book

MPI and UNDP collaborate on launching climate guidance book

The UNDP has met with the leader of the MPI to discuss the launch of the CPEIR.
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