Our Projects

Poverty Reduction

  • Support to the implementation of the Resolution 80/NQ-CP on directions of sustainable poverty reduction 2011-2020 and the National Targeted Program on Sustainable Poverty Reduction 2012-2016Aug 31, 2012
    While overall poverty levels remarkably dropped to 14.5 percent in 2010, ethnic minority groups have experienced a much slower pace of poverty reduction compared to the majority of Viet Nam’s population. Progress in reducing poverty among ethnic minority people in dimensions other than income, such as education, health, housing, sanitation and water also lag behind the national average.

  • Support for enhancing capacity in advising, examining, and overseeing macroeconomic policiesMar 31, 2010
    This project will contribute to the UN One Plan’s Outcome 1: “social and economic development policies, plans and laws support equitable and inclusive growth and conform to the values and goals of the Millennium Declaration and other relevant international agreements and conventions” and the Country Programme Output 1.10 “knowledge increased and policy options identified to promote more pro-poor public finance policies that take into account the impacts of trade liberalisation and financial reforms”.

  • Support to multi-dimensional poverty reduction in urban areasAug 22, 2013
    In recognition of the importance of the urban poverty and multi-dimensional poverty approach on poverty reduction, UNDP has cooperated with Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city to develop and implement the Project “Support to in-depth assessment of urban povert in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city” for the period 2008-2011 (or the Project “Urban poverty”). This project and other related studies have provided the first in-depth and comprehensive information on urban poverty reality to contribute to formulation and implementation of poverty reduction.

Democratic Governance

  • Strengthening the impact of Public Administration Reform in Bac Giang provinceAug 1, 2013
    mproving performance of civil servants and quality of delivery of public services to the people and organizations through OSS/IAOSS mechanism are priorities in the PAR Master Plan 2011-2020 of Bac Giang. These objectives are in line with the policy and priority directions of UNDP in the coming years, which is a key strategic priority for Bac Giang DOHA and UNDP cooperation, given that UNDP is strongly positioned to offer policy advice, expertise and experience from around the world in strengthening access to public administration services of the people and disadvantaged groups. Through support to Bac Giang DOHA, the project aims to enhance a customer-oriented approach, and accountability and transparency of human resource development procedures. Furthermore, the project will support Bac Giang DOHA in its advocacy efforts towards gender equity in public administration system and in accessing administrative services.

  • Strengthening the impact of Public Administration Reform in Vietnam in Da Nang cityAug 22, 2013
    Improving performance of civil servants and quality of delivery of public services to the people and organizations through OSS/IAOSS mechanism are priorities in the PAR Master Plan 2011-2020 of Da Nang City. These objectives are in line with the policy and priority directions of UNDP in the coming years, which is a key strategic priority for Da Nang Department of Home Affairs and UNDP cooperation given that UNDP is strongly positioned to offer policy advice, expertise and experience from around the world in strengthening access to public administration services of the people and disadvantaged groups. Through support to Da Nang Department of Home Affairs, the project aims to enhance a customer-oriented approach; and accountability and transparency of human resource development procedures. Furthermore, the project will support Department of Home Affairs in its advocacy efforts towards gender equity in public administration system and in accessing administrative services.

  • Follow-up and support to the implementation of Vietnam’s Universal Periodic Review recommendations: Increasing Vietnam’s human rights capacitiesAug 22, 2013
    This project aims to address and fill Vietnam’s capacity gaps in the area of human rights, so as to allow Vietnam to play a more active role in international and regional human rights mechanisms and to more effectively implement human rights obligations at national level.

Environment, Climate Change & Disasters

  • Strengthening Capacity and Institutional Reform for Green Growth and Sustainable Development in VietnamJan 21, 2015
    The initiative, Strengthening Capacity and Institutional Reform for Green Growth and Sustainable Development in Viet Nam (CIGG), builds on earlier partnerships between the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and will build capacity to advance green growth by strengthening policies, regulations and technical guidance for the implementation of the Viet Nam Green Growth Strategy and Action Plan.

  • Promoting Climate Resilient Infrastructure in Northern Mountain Provinces of Viet NamNov 3, 2014
    The project aims to address increasing climate risks to critical infrastructure assets in Northern Provinces of Vietnam that are particularly exposed to climate change related disasters.

  • Strengthening Institutional Capacity For Disaster Risk Management In Viet Nam Including Climate Change Related Risks (SCDM Phase II)Apr 25, 2014
    The UNDP Vietnam, working in close partnership with MARD, Oxfam, the Vietnamese Red Cross and Vietnamese Women’s Union, is engaged with the development of implementation guidelines, an M&E framework, training materials and financial implementation modalities. In addition the UN has taken a lead in providing support to the Government with the drafting of the law on disaster risk management through activities implemented with MARD. The law on disaster risk management embeds international commitments, such as the Hyogo Framework for Action and the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response, to address the needs of those at risk.

Women's Empowerment

  • Empowerment of Women in the Public Sector in the Context of International Economic IntegrationFeb 14, 2014
    This project will create opportunities for highly qualified women employed in Viet Nam’s public sector to undertake advanced study and research at the University of Cambridge and in collaboration with University of Cambridge scholars. The objective of the project is to help identify ways and means to empower women working in the public sector to deal with new challenges in relation to Viet Nam's deeper and broader economic integration, and prepare exceptionally talented women from Viet Nam’s public sector to take on leadership roles in all fields.

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