The new UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative to Viet Nam presents credentials to the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
Ha Noi, 23 January 2017 - The new UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative to Viet Nam, Mr. Kamal Malhotra, today presented his credentials to the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, His Excellency Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
In the past families were identified as poor simply by measuring their level of income. But thanks to a new ‘multi-dimensional approach to poverty’ recently introduced nationwide by the Government of Viet Nam, more vulnerable families are able to receive emergency support.
This report documents the progress/ results of Viet Nam in implementing MDGs throughout the period from 2001 to 2015. Along this 15-year journey of moving towards MDG achievement, after the first report compiled by UNDP in 2002, the country has developed annual Country Reports in 2005, 2008, 2010 and 2013 that described the progress for each time period
UNDP’s work in Viet Nam, delivered under the One Plan 2012-2016, is today building a better future for the country and its citizens, especially the most vulnerable. Our comparative advantages as a global network and the lead coordinating agency of the UN system, place us in a unique position to help Viet Nam overcome emerging challenges to continue its journey on a sustainable development path.
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