May 19, 2022 | 16:53
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.
April 29, 2022 | 04:00
The Ministry of Planning and Investment launched the adaptation programme for social impact businesses in the agriculture and tourism sectors on April 28.
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.
April 20, 2022 | 10:03
A partnership between Vietnamese and overseas organisations seeks to improve informal waste workers’ livelihoods and contribute to a greener future.
April 15, 2022 | 13:06
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam have joined hands to integrate disaster risk management into the country’s socioeconomic development plans.
April 08, 2022 | 11:54
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is willing to continue working closely and accompanying Vietnam in the upcoming development process, UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner told Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, at a meeting on April 7.
March 29, 2022 | 10:19
While social enterprises have become a trend in Vietnam, helping the country generate employment for disadvantaged people, the development of these businesses has been more modest than some would have hoped due to limited attention from the government.
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.
March 14, 2022 | 10:00
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.
March 11, 2022 | 11:00
Vietnam is making incremental progress to increase women’s participation in elected bodies such as the National Assembly and local People’s Councils, UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen affirmed in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency.
February 26, 2022 | 16:59
The UNDP has met with the leader of the MPI to discuss the launch of the CPEIR.
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.
December 28, 2021 | 11:40
Quang Binh and the UNDP have donated 39 newly-built storm and flood-resilient houses to needy households in Le Thuy district, Quang Binh.
November 23, 2021 | 17:08
The UNDP, MPI, and the Embassy of Canada launched a project to enhance the resilience of social impact businesses and reduce the impact of COVID-19.
November 05, 2021 | 20:22
Vietnam must consistently invest a larger share of national income if it is to achieve the targets set out in the ten-year development strategy of achieving upper middle-income status by 2030 and high-income status by 2045, while coping with formidable challenges of COVID-19, according to Professor Jonathan Pincus, UNDP Senior International Economist.