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Calls for removal of energy obstructions

As Vietnam strives to ensure sufficient energy sources, it has been urged by the international community to enable private investors to engage more in the country’s energy industry.  


UN climate change report launched in Việt Nam

A landmark UN report on the impacts of global warming was shared in Việt Nam on Wednesday. The study details the effects of climate change of 1.5 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels.  


Toward a more effective financial disclosure system in Viet Nam

A discussion on the draft revised Law on Anti-Corruption by Catherine Phuong and Do Thanh Huyen  



Mine Action Project launched with support from Republic of Korea

The project will be carried out in the two provinces of Quang Binh and Binh Dinh from now until December, 2020, with a commitment to making real changes in the lives of many people in the central…  


Vietnam and U.N. to build storm-proof housing for coastal communities

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thousands of families on Vietnam’s typhoon-battered coast will receive free storm-proof houses, which can help pull them out of poverty, government and…  


Vietnam Internet Forum 2017 underway in Hanoi

With the theme “Digital for Good”, VIF17 seeks to provide a platform for exchanging views on how the internet can foster development in ways that are sustainable and inclusive and that provide…  


For the UNDP, Viet Nam a model of growth

Mr Kamal Malhotra, UN Resident Co-ordinator and the UNDP’s Resident Representative in Viet Nam, writes about the UNDP’s assessment of Viet Nam’s economic reforms and their prospects in boosting…  


Viet Nam’s 100 % renewable energy target attainable: UNDP official

The Việt Nam National Green Growth Strategy has formulated, and has been embraced by all sectors in around 40 provinces and cities. Việt Nam News speaks to Louise Chamberlain, United Nations…  


Alleviating poverty in wake of great progress

On the occasion of Viet Nam’s National Day, Haoliang Xu, UN assistant secretary-general and UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, discusses the country’s rising…  

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