New project scales up waste management models in Vietnam

New project scales up waste management models in Vietnam

The Norwegian Embassy and the UNDP will launch a project on scaling up integrated and inclusive waste management models.
Third Youth Co:Lab Summit highlights resilience amid COVID-19 pandemic

Third Youth Co:Lab Summit highlights resilience amid COVID-19 pandemic

The third Youth Co:Lab Regional Summit was the culmination of the social entrepreneurship movement co-led by the UNDP and the Citi Foundation.
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 youth submit special report to COP26 leader

Vietnamese youth submit special report to COP26 leader

The UNDP and the DCC launched the “Youth for climate action in Vietnam” special report along with a dialogue with the COP26 president-designate Alok Sharma.
Green Climate Fund offers Vietnam 30.2 million USD to deal with climate change

Green Climate Fund offers Vietnam 30.2 million USD to deal with climate change

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has provided 30.2 million USD as non-refundable assistance to Vietnam to help the country deal with climate change impacts.
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.
UNDP holds workshop on disaster risk finance and inclusive insurance

UNDP holds workshop on disaster risk finance and inclusive insurance

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on April 28 organised an inception workshop for an upcoming diagnostic study on disaster risk finance and inclusive insurance.
UNDP urges better business practices

UNDP urges better business practices

Amid increasing global integration, the implementation of responsible business practices becomes a must. However, the level of awareness among the Vietnamese business community remains low, urging bolder actions to ensure improvement.
Relocated families availing of UNDP mine clearance activities

Relocated families availing of UNDP mine clearance activities

With a key priority on Vietnam’s United Nations Security Council agenda this month focused on addressing the consequences of bombs and mines left from wars and maintaining sustainable peace, the country along with South Korea and the United Nations Development Programme have been working in tandem to overcome the deadly legacy left in Vietnam.
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.
UNDP promoting green chemistry GC in enterprises and universities

UNDP promoting green chemistry GC in enterprises and universities

The UNDP and the VCA has jointly organised a workshop to raise awareness and share experiences on green chemistry with businesses and universities in Vietnam.
Building climate change adaptation and resilience for cities of Vietnam

Building climate change adaptation and resilience for cities of Vietnam

The UNDP in Vietnam and the British Embassy in Hanoi have organised the workshop titled “Climate adaptation in the context of urban setting”.
Redirecting our impact on the planet

Redirecting our impact on the planet

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Human Development Report, the flagship report from the UN Development Programme.
UNDP vows to accompany Vietnam in development process

UNDP vows to accompany Vietnam in development process

Resident Representative of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen promised to closely coordinate with and contribute to the building and implementation of socio-economic development strategies and plans of Vietnam in a recent interview with the Vietnam News Agency (VNA).
Caution urged for SME fund processes

Caution urged for SME fund processes

With many small- and medium-sized enterprises having difficulties accessing financial resources to improve their capability, the Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises Development Fund under the Ministry of Planning and Investment is aiming to meet their greater financing needs.
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