August 01, 2022 | 15:30
Vietnam has made an international commitment to achieve net-zero greenhouse emissions by 2050. Kanni Wignaraja, assistant secretary-general at the UN and regional director for Asia-Pacific at the United Nations Development Programme, writes about how the country can transition to a just energy future, with finance and governance accelerators.
July 31, 2022 | 15:08
On the last leg of her Vietnam’s visit, UN assistant secretary-general and United Nations Development Programme ( UNDP ) regional director for Asia and the Pacific Kanni Wignaraja joined leaders and people in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa to plant mangroves as one of the most effective nature-based solutions to enhance coastal community resilience to climate change and their livelihood.
July 29, 2022 | 15:30
Initial results of the energy transition to date have proven that finance is not a constraint and new governance solutions are key to a Just Energy Transition.
July 29, 2022 | 10:06
A roundtable with VIR and the UNDP is to discuss strategies for financing a just energy transition.
July 28, 2022 | 10:00
UN assistant secretary general and UNDP regional director for Asia-Pacific Kanni Wignaraja arrived in Vietnam on the night of July 27 for an official visit.
July 27, 2022 | 20:16
Vietnam is set to achieve net-zero by 2050. The announcement by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at COP26 in Glasgow was a turning point in the country’s journey to sustainable development.