Towards a green and resilient future for Vietnam

Towards a green and resilient future for Vietnam

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.
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.
Vietnam setting standards in pandemic response

Vietnam setting standards in pandemic response

It is timely to be discussing the fight against COVID-19 now, as a new wave of outbreaks occurs across ASEAN region.
Equipping localities in climate fight

Equipping localities in climate fight

Being one of the most vulnerable countries to natural disasters and climate change, Vietnam annually suffers from huge losses.
Modern technology complementing flood-resilient home creations

Modern technology complementing flood-resilient home creations

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.