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 | 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.
February 05, 2022 | 09:29
More people worldwide are beginning to understand the climate catastrophe on our doorsteps, and governments and businesses are attempting to set goals to help avert it. Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam, looks at the need for a robust system of climate governance in order to meet the targets.
June 11, 2021 | 09:00
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.
June 05, 2021 | 00:56
It is timely to be discussing the fight against COVID-19 now, as a new wave of outbreaks occurs across ASEAN region.
January 26, 2021 | 14:13
Being one of the most vulnerable countries to natural disasters and climate change, Vietnam annually suffers from huge losses.
December 14, 2020 | 08:00
Many poor locals in five coastal provinces are being supported with storm- and flood-resilient homes that can protect them during disasters. However, these gifts are not simple dwellings, but scientifically designed and solidly built, as well as supervised during their construction through state-of-the-art technology.