'Doctor for Everyone' telehealth system scaled up

'Doctor for Everyone' telehealth system scaled up

The Korea Foundation for International Healthcare signed MoUs with the Ministry of Health of Vietnam and with the UNDP regarding cooperation in telemedicine applications to improve access to health services for disadvantaged groups.
Commitment proves Vietnam is serious on change

Commitment proves Vietnam is serious on change

Vietnamese is hoping to move onwards and upwards in an economic sense over the next 12 months. Ramla Khalidi, resident representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam, spoke with VIR’s Nguyen Dat about how the country has performed, with achievements in ensuring the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Finding sustainable solutions to live with nature

Finding sustainable solutions to live with nature

The Biosphere Reserves Project was reviewed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the United Nations Development Programme on December 26.
SIB Connect gathers businesses and investors for greater social impact

SIB Connect gathers businesses and investors for greater social impact

Enterprises and investors gathered at SIB Connect to exchange information towards accelerating the development of the social impact businesses in Vietnam.
Vietnam SDG Investor Map highlights opportunities

Vietnam SDG Investor Map highlights opportunities

The Vietnam SDG Investor Map built by the UNDP has identified 14 investment opportunity areas across six SDG priority sectors that require funding.
The proactive pursuit of sustainability

The proactive pursuit of sustainability

The Vietnamese business community is pursuing sustainable development. Patrick Haverman, deputy resident representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam, talked to VIR’s Thanh Tung about how this will help it improve competitiveness and expand performance.
ESG key to sustainable development: conference

ESG key to sustainable development: conference

On November 29, the “ESG - The Key to Sustainable Development” conference, organised by Vietnam Investment Review (VIR), saw the attendance of about 100 guests.
Screening tool to bump up FIE quality

Screening tool to bump up FIE quality

Achecklist for appraisal of foreign-invested ventures in Vietnam will help the country woo desired foreign funding.
Enhanced cooperation for ocean sustainability and climate change

Enhanced cooperation for ocean sustainability and climate change

The United Nations Development Programme and the Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi inked an agreement on November 23 on ocean sustainability and climate change.
Harnessing young talent for net-zero

Harnessing young talent for net-zero

Young people are the future of our planet, in more ways than one. Morgane Rivoal, climate and circular economy officer at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam, explains how and why the young generation can be climate pioneers.
Vietnam celebrates first International Day for Biosphere Reserves

Vietnam celebrates first International Day for Biosphere Reserves

The General Assembly of UNESCO chose November 3 as the International Day of Biosphere Reserves to promote nature and sustainable development globally.
Intensifying climate change a threat to global human rights

Intensifying climate change a threat to global human rights

Vietnam is among the world’s most vulnerable countries to climate change. It is therefore especially encouraging that Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh committed to net-zero emissions last year.
New UNDP Resident Representative pledges support to Vietnam’s development

New UNDP Resident Representative pledges support to Vietnam’s development

Ramla Al Khalidi, newly-appointed UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam, has pledged to further support Vietnam’s development, covering climate change response and the settlement of bomb and mine consequences.
Innovating to ease burdens of crisis

Innovating to ease burdens of crisis

Vietnam has made tremendous progress in innovation, science, and technology. According to the 2021 WIPO Global Innovation Index, Vietnam leads the group of lower middle-income countries, ranking 44 out of 132 countries with more than 18,500 scientific and technological discoveries.
Vietnam Business Integrity Index launched

Vietnam Business Integrity Index launched

The Vietnam Business Integrity Index (VBII), the first of its kind in the country to assess enterprises in this regard, was launched on September 21.
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