The Prime Minister has recently approved a communications program to promote the country’s good, time-honored and motivational values, encouraging people from all strata to join hand in realizing the sustainable development goals and raising the national competitiveness.
Under Decision 1045/QD-TTg dated August 17, the communications program on sustainable development and national competitiveness must be practical and suitable to the national development in different periods and in line with the national action plans to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The program aims at raising the awareness of agencies, organizations, enterprises and people about sustainable development and national competitiveness, which are incorporated in socio-economic-cultural development and environmental protection targets, and publicizing policies on and solutions to achieve the set targets of sustainable development and national competitiveness improvement in each period of national development.
The communications program focuses on four main domains.
The first domain is about guidelines and policies on sustainable development and national competitiveness improvement.
The second domain covers sustainable economic growth, green growth, clean and renewable energy development, food safety and sustainable agricultural and rural development targets.
The third domain is about socio-cultural development targets in parallel with economic development, social progress and justice, creation of equal opportunities for all the people to access to development resources and enjoy basic social services and welfares.
The last domain is about environmental protection with reasonable exploitation and economical, efficient and sustainable use of the country’s natural resources; living in harmony with the nature, and pollution mitigation; and improvement of the awareness, responsibility and capacity of people to cope with climate change and control natural disasters.
The Ministry of Information and Communications will take the prime charge for organizing the implementation of this program and directing central press agencies and relevant units to carry out communications activities, especially via the telecommunications network and Internet.- (VLLF)