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Joint UN key recommendations on the draft amended law on marriage and family

United Nations (UN) in Viet Nam commends the drafting committee that developed the draft amended Law on Marriage and Family for the many positive improvements that considerably strengthen gender equality and women’s rights throughout the law. We understand that amending the Law on Family andmore

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Strengthening peoples participation in Viet Nam

The non-state sector in Viet Nam, including unions, professional organisations, business associations, non governmental organisations, community based organisations, has experienced rapid growth in recent years. more

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The global assessment report for disaster risk reduction 2011

The following fact sheet provides additional information to the GAR11 by highlighting some of the main findings of the Report together with some relevant facts about Viet Nam. It also briefly describes how UNDP Viet Nam has supported the Government of Viet Nam on various components of Disaster Riskmore

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UNDP joins efforts to support Viet Nam to remediate dioxin contaminated hotspots

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will work with Office 33 in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), the Ministry of Defense and local authorities on a new project entitled “Capacity Building and Completion of the Overall National Plan for Environmental Remediationmore

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Women's political representation in Viet Nam

Women's representation in the National Assembly has decreased over the last four terms and is currently at 24.4%. Viet Nam's target is to have a minimum of 35% women represented in the National Assembly and People's Councils in the 2016 election. Significant changes are needed to meet this targetmore