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A booming economy brings challenges

UNDP is working in Viet Nam to reduce air pollution.  

Integrating disaster and climate risk into the SDGs

As our planet becomes more vulnerable to climate change and disasters, we need a new way of thinking about risk and how to factor it into the development process.  

Peace of mind in the path of storms

Viet Nam is one of the top ten countries most affected by climate change. It has had more frequent and unpredictable extreme weather in recent years, with disastrous and often deadly consequences.  

Day of Persons with Disabilities

Administrator’s Statement on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities - 3 December  

Ascending dragon: Viet Nam embracing climate action

Viet Nam embracing climate action in pursuit of a more sustainable, resilient future.  

World Tsunami Awareness Day

Remarks at World Tsunami Awareness Day Reception  

Waves of action

Over-fishing, pollution, the loss of habitat, the invasion of exotic species and acidification are endangering our oceans' health. The cost is at once economic, social and environmental.  

2030 Agenda demands meaningful participation from persons with disabilities

It has been 10 years since the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) by the UN General Assembly in December 2006, and we are close to universal ratification of…  

In Viet Nam women and ethnic minorities take ownership to escape poverty

Community agreement and ownership of poverty reduction projects help empower women and ethnic minorities in Viet Nam.  

Ethnic minorities escape poverty in Viet Nam

Nearly 7,000 ethnic people in poor and remote areas recovered and developed their traditional livelihoods.  

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