Quality Education; Good Health and Well-being; Gender equality; No poverty; Zero hunger; and Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions are the top Global Goals that Vietnamese youth feel closer and ready to act for, according to the first-ever Youth Survey on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) released here today.
Findings of the first ever research on environmental disputes from environmental justice perspective was presented and discussed to help inform key stakeholders about available options in balancing economic growth, environmental rights and environmental protection.
UNDP and HATCH! VENTURES present awards to the TOP FOUR of the SDG Challenge 2017 competition and launch the Social Impact Incubation Program for their further development.
Nearly 1,100 students in Truong Van Ly secondary school in Ninh Thuan province in Vietnam practiced a safe evacuation drill today, to prepare for emergencies such as tsunamis, floods, cyclones etc. Prior the drill, the school assessed its disaster risk and developed emergency procedures to respond to natural hazards. All teachers and students completed tsunami awareness and first aid training.
Ha Noi, 12 December 2017 – Poor and near-poor families affected by Typhoon Damrey in will get help to rebuild their homes thanks to a contribution of nearly 1 million USD from the Republic of Korea.
The event "Green transport for greening Viet Nam" takes place at Ha Noi Botanical Garden, known as the green lung of Ha Noi capital city. The program was attended by representatives from the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ha Noi Institute for Socio-Economic Development Studies, Ha Noi Youth Union, students from universities in Ha Noi, organizations and individuals, especially the Ambassador for green growth awareness raising campaign - Miss Friendly 2008 Duong Thuy Linh.
Kamal Malhotra, UN Resident Co-ordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Viet Nam, writes about economic reforms and prospect in boosting co-operation with the country.

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