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FDI inflows to South, East, and South-East Asia achieve new high - Viet Nam follows the trend but investment in infrastructure and workforce still needed

Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to South, East, and South-East Asia, including Oceania, reached a new high of US$165 billion in 2005, a 19% increase over 2004, according to UNCTAD's World Investment Report 2006, FDI from Developing and Transition Economies: Implications for Development.more

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Fact Sheet on Social Services for Human Development - Viet Nam Human Development Report 2011

The Human Development Indexes In order to measure development progress in a way that does not rely on income or GDP growth alone, successive Human Development Report (HDRs) have introduced indexes which aggregate different indicators of human development. Three key indexes which are used as themore

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Fact Sheet: Gender equality in Viet Nam

Although Viet Nam has made significant strides towards achieving gender equality, gender gaps remain. Viet Nam’s ranking on key gender measures remains similar to that of low income countries in the region. Viet Nam ranked 71 out of 134 countries on the 2009 World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gapmore

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Fact Sheet: Implementing Human Rights Treaties in Viet Nam

Promoting and protecting human rights is the consistent policy of that State of Viet Nam. As outlined in the publication Achievements in the Protection and the Promotion of Human Rights in Viet Nam, the Government seeks to ensure the realization of human rights through, inter-alia the process ofmore

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Fact Sheet: Support to Financial Policy Analysis (FPAII)

The project will support the implementation of the Policy Advisory Group work plan as approved by the Minister of Finance, focusing on priority areas outlined in the Socio-Economic Development Plan 2006-2010. more

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Fact Sheet: Support to Public Administration Reform in Ho Chi Minh City

The new project “Support to Public Administration Reform in HCM City” reflects the strategic orientation as shown in the Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) and the UN’s One Plan as agreed between UNDP and the Government of Viet Nam. more