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Saturday, August 13, 2022
Tags: PAPI
Improvement in local governments performance in disclosure of land information a must: action research results suggest Improvement in local governments’ performance in disclosure of land information a must: action research results suggest
Access to local land use plans remains limited on a national scale despite the provisions of the 2013 Land Law and the 2016 Law on Access to Information which mandate the posting of local land use master plans and annual land use plans for public view in various forms, including on digital platforms. According to the 2021 PAPI survey, only one-fifth of respondents nationwide said they were aware of local land use plans since 2011.
2021 citizen survey findings show COVID-19 impact on local governance performance 2021 citizen survey findings show COVID-19 impact on local governance performance
This article is the second excerpt from the 2021 Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report. It presents key findings from the 2021 PAPI citizen surveys on how local governments performed in delivering on their mandates and public services across the eight PAPI dimensions.
Bac Kan province determined to take off with great forestry tourism potential Bac Kan province determined to take off with great forestry, tourism potential
Bac Kan, one of the most disadvantaged northern mountainous provinces in the country, has so far attracted four foreign direct investment projects capitalized at a total of USD 7.9 million. They include a Japan-invested farm produce-processing project and a China-invested timber processing project located Thanh Binh industrial park - the first one in the province. Two other projects which are invested by Taiwan (China) and located outside in Thanh Binh industrial park are specialized in tea plant growing and timber processing.
Latest study sheds light on COVID-19 impacts on quality of governance and public services Latest study sheds light on COVID-19 impacts on quality of governance and public services
The 2021 Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report, released on May 10, shows improvements in basic infrastructure as citizens experienced better roads, water supply and sanitation, while many respondents reported less crime as lockdowns and travel restrictions may have helped improve law and order. There were, however, gaps in the national pandemic response with increasing governance challenges, concerning shifts in indicators tied to COVID-19, and a deterioration in household economic confidence.
PAPI Report looks at COVID-19 impacts on governance public service quality PAPI Report looks at COVID-19 impacts on governance, public service quality
UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen has highlighted the importance of the findings from the 2021 PAPI Report for deepening the understanding of the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on democratic governance that can help support the governments in preparing for future economic and health crises.
Ha Giang province: the land of flowers blooming on Karst rocks Ha Giang province: the land of flowers blooming on Karst rocks
Ha Giang province has considered prosperity and success of investors a measurement of its dynamism and development. The province has applied investment incentive policies, reformed administrative formalities, improved investment and business climate and supported business development so as to attract investment in the province’s three socio-economic development pillars - commercial agriculture, tourism and cross-border trade.
Tuyen Quang province determines to be a trustful and attractive investment destination Tuyen Quang province determines to be a trustful and attractive investment destination
Tuyen Quang province is striving to become a national model locality for forestry-based economic development in association with eco-tourism. With 423,000 hectares of forests, including 120,000 hectares of planted forests, it ranks third in the country for forest coverage rate and first among the northern midland and mountainous provinces in terms of harvested timber.
Insights into citizens feedback and preference suggest ways for the Government to address the COVID-19 pandemic Insights into citizens’ feedback and preference suggest ways for the Government to address the COVID-19 pandemic
Evidence from the decade-long Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index with survey findings in 2020 reveals that improved governance and responsiveness of central and local governments contributed to the country’s effective responses to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Yen Bai province - the gateway to the beautiful potential northwest Yen Bai province - the gateway to the beautiful, potential northwest
Yen Bai currently accommodates three industrial parks (IPs), including the Southern IP and Au Lau IP in Yen Bai city and Minh Quan IP in Tran Yen district. There are three China-invested projects specialized in timber processing operating in the Southern IP and the Republic of Korea (RoK)-invested garment project in the Au Lau IP, Director of the provincial Management Board of Industrial Parks Trinh Huynh Yen told the Vietnam Law and Legal Forum magazine.
Roles performance and contributions of women representatives during the 2016-21 period and implications for gender equity in elected bodies in Vietnam Roles, performance and contributions of women representatives during the 2016-21 period and implications for gender equity in elected bodies in Vietnam
Vietnam has made remarkable achievements in ensuring gender equality, empowering women, and promoting women’s participation in political leadership. According to the latest report of World Economic Forum on Gender Gap in 2021, Vietnam scores 0.701 on a scale from 0 to 1 in terms of gender gap index, ranking 87 out of 156 countries.

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