What We Do

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.

Our Goals

UNDP’s portfolio of programmes support inclusive, equitable and rights-based development in Viet Nam and respond to the Government’s need for support to meet Millennium Development Goals and national growth targets. In working to find a better balance between economic, human and sustainable development, UNDP is a partner for inclusive growth based on mutual trust and respect.More

Building and Sharing Solutions

UNDP is a solution-oriented, knowledge-based development organization, supporting countries to reach their own development objectives and internationally agreed goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)more

Our Stories

Global initiative offers hope for hill tribe in Viet Nam

Like most of the K'Ho ethnic minority people living Preteng village, in the Central Highlands of Viet Nam, K'Sau is a person of the forest. The 30-years-old man and his family fully depend on the forests, particularly to meet their needs for fuel, water and food.more 

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Knowing your rights: Land compensation and access to information in Viet Nam

Mr Hoang Van Khoa and Mrs Ung Duoc Lan live in Phan Lam, a mountainous commune in Bac Binh district, in the southeastern province of Binh Thuan in Viet Nam. In 2008, they lost their seven hectares of land which was to be used for a reservoir basin for an irrigation project.more 

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Projects and Initiatives

  • 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 2012-2016

    UNDP, under the framework of One Plan (2012-2016) with cost-sharing assistance from Irish Aid, provides technical assistance to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) in a project “Support to the implementation of Resolution 80 (2011-2020) and NTP-SPR (2012-2015)” (PRPP project). These efforts will help the Government of Viet Nam implement Resolution 80 and the NTP-SPR, ensuring the enforcement of the Hanoi Core Statement on aid effectiveness through a channel of joint technical assistance programing by interested partners.More 

  • Empowerment of Women in the Public Sector in the Context of International Economic Integration

    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.More 

  • Environmental Remediation of Dioxin Contaminated Hotspots in Vietnam

    This project will help the Vietnamese Government to remove the barriers in order to effectively contain and/or remediate the highly dioxin-contaminated material in the three main hotspot areas (Da Nang, Bien Hoa and Phu Cat) and help to address the technical, institutional, financial as well as societal root causes for enabling Viet Nam to address additional sites of concern. The project will also make a significant contribution to the implementation of the National Implementation Plan for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, which was ratified by the Government in 2002.More 

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