Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and his entourage left Hanoi on June 4 evening, concluding a two-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Minh Chinh.
The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Tourism held a conference on May 31 to discuss the application of the ASEAN Tourism Standards and launch the ASEAN Tourism Awards among businesses in the sector.
Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son called on United Nations (UN) organisations to step up collaboration with Vietnam in four prioritised areas at a reception for UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Pauline Tamesis in Hanoi on April 12.
In addition to identifying the prioritized agricultural production sectors in the order of aquaculture, fruit trees, and rice, many resources have been invested in the Mekong Delta to cope with the issues caused by climate change.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), in collaboration with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and relevant agencies, organized a workshop on agriculture adaptive to climate change in Asian deltas.
A global problem, climate change requires a global approach based on multilateral cooperation and institutions, Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), has said.
Many countries are adopting emissions trading systems (ETS) as a means to reduce annual emissions and mitigate climate change. Therefore, Vietnamese companies must understand and actively participate in this market, whether they like it or not.
Vietnam always values the promotion of friendly relations and strategic partnership with Australia, President Vo Van Thuong told Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Andrew Goledzinowski during a reception in Hanoi on March 17.
Many programs and projects have been issued by Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapt to climate change in efforts to develop the southern metropolis into a low-carbon city.
Vietnam wishes UNDP will continue to give advice to and support Vietnam in terms of health care, bidding of medicines, marine spatial planning, Deputy PM Tran Hong Ha told UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Ramla Khalidi.
The Natural Resources-Environment Ministry forecasts that by 2030, the water needs for socio-economic purposes will be 122 billion m3 a year, a rise of 1.5 times compared to this year, asking for a comprehensive solution to ensure water security.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh held talks with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte in The Hague on December 12, affirming his determination to join hands with the Netherlands in promoting the two countries’ comprehensive partnership.
Climate change has become increasingly unpredictable, leaving behind various adverse impacts on all aspects of life. It is, therefore, necessary for the whole Vietnamese community to collaborate in order to limit such effects.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has cooperated with Nestlé Vietnam to organize the conference ‘Establishing Green Agriculture and Increasing Values’, aiming at fostering ecological farming.
The Vietnamese Government is prioritizing climate change responses, green economy, sustainable development in its action programs. Therefore, businesses are advised to adapt to these concepts for their own growth.