IFC funds clean water access project in Vietnam
08:30 | 12/01/2018 Environment
The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, has committed a convertible loan worth US$15.3 million to DNP Water JSC, a private Vietnamese company, to increase access and the availability of clean water for residents in urban areas.
Vietnam attends ASEM seminar on water resource management in Laos
14:28 | 27/10/2017 Environment
Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung called on the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) to take more specific and drastic actions to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the 21st Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21) and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
Vietnam proposes disaster risk reduction measures to UN
15:23 | 11/10/2017 Science - Technology
A Vietnamese representative stressed three measures to reduce disaster risks and cope with climate change based on Vietnam’s practical experience as a country facing frequent natural disasters at a plenary meeting on sustainable development of the UN Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) in New York on October 9.