climate change

Sustainable sand management helps reduce climate change impact on Mekong Delta

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Can Tho (VNS/VNA) - About 40% of the Mekong Delta will disappear by 2100 due to a lack of sediment, and overexploitation of sand is to blame.

WWF helps Mekong Delta localities with climate change adaptation

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Ca Mau (VNA) – The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Ca Mau provincial Union of Friendship Organisations on December 20 kick-started a project on improving climate resilience of mangrove and agro-ecosystems and communities in the coastal areas of the Mekong Delta.

EU, Vietnam urged to expand cooperation in tackling climate change

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HCM City (VNS/VNA) - Vietnam and the European Union (EU) should work together to accelerate the transition towards “a carbon-neutral, resource-efficient and circular economy” to tackle climate change, the European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries has said.

APF meeting goes into cooperation against climate change, diseases

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Da Nang (VNA) - The National Assembly (NA) hosted the 10th Asia-Pacific meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Francophonie (APF) in the central city of Da Nang on November 28 and 29, discussing international cooperation in response to climate change, medical crisis, and for socio-economic development.

Ambassador: World Peace Council’s 22nd Assembly a success

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Hanoi (VNA) -  The 22nd Assembly of the World Peace Council (WPC) has been a success, creating a new milestone in the WPC’s over-70-year development history, President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga told the press on November 25.

World Bank highly evaluates Vietnam’s climate projects

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Cairo (VNA) – A Vietnamese delegation led by Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha attended an event regarding reducing greenhouse gas emissions in response to climate change held by the World Bank Group (WBG) on November 8.

Report on youth action for climate change in Vietnam launched

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Hanoi (VNA) – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Department of Climate Change under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), launched a special report entitled “Youth for Climate Action in Vietnam 2022” on November 1.

Vietnam promotes environmental, climate diplomacy to serve development

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Geneva (VNA) - Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), the World Trade Organisation and other international organisations in Geneva, attended and delivered speeches at two panel discussions of the Building Bridges Week (BBW) held in Switzerland from October 3-7.

Agriculture sector works to deliver on COP26 commitments

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Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has decided to carry out a project on tasks and measures realising outcomes of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference.

PM sends message to informal Leaders' Roundtable on Climate Change

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VOV.VN - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has emphasised that the response to climate change requires a global approach, with stronger international solidarity, greater multilateralism, and the UN playing a central role in the process.

Vietnam progresses in global human development index

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VOV.VN - The UN Development Programme (UNDP) acknowledged Vietnam’s human development efforts as part of its human development report for 2021 – 2022 released on September 8 in New York, the United States.

Green building week to promote realisation of Vietnam’s COP26 commitments

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Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Green Building Week 2022 is scheduled to take place in Ho Chi Minh City from October 13 - 14 with a focus on measures for realising Vietnam’s commitments made at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).

US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate visits Ben Tre

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Ben Tre (VNA) - A delegation led by US Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry paid a working visit to Ben Tre on climate change situation in the Mekong Delta province on September 3.

National climate change strategy to 2050 approved

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Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has just signed a decision approving the national climate change strategy to 2050.

Vietnam needs roughly 368 billion USD to develop climate-resilient, low-carbon economy: WB

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Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – Vietnam needs to invest approximately 368 billion USD from now until 2040 to build a climate resilient and low-carbon economy, according to the Vietnam Country Climate and Development Report (CCDR) released by the World Bank on July 13.