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Saturday, August 13, 2022
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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.
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.
PMs working trip to US a demonstration of Vietnams foreign policy PM’s working trip to US a demonstration of Vietnam’s foreign policy
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s recent working visit to the US is a step to strongly implement Vietnam’s foreign policy, help elevate multilateral diplomacy, and intensify relations with the US - one of the leading partners of Vietnam, an official has said.
Vietnam to play more active role at UN: PM Vietnam to play more active role at UN: PM
Vietnam will continue bringing into play its role and making more active and constructive contributions to the common work of the United Nations in all the three pillars – security-politics, development and human rights, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has affirmed.
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.
National Strategy on Climate Change for 2050 to focus on forest protection National Strategy on Climate Change for 2050 to focus on forest protection
Forest protection and management will be a part of the National Strategy on Climate Change for 2050, with a focus on enhancing restoration, community participation and employment opportunities in the forestry sector.
Vietnam in need of international support for bomb mine clearance Vietnam in need of international support for bomb, mine clearance
To speed up the settlement of bomb and mine consequences, Vietnam needs stronger cooperation and support from international partners, thus ensuring that no more people are killed or injured due to the post-war bombs, mines and unexploded ordnances (UXO), according to the Vietnam Mine Action Centre (VNMAC).
Nation makes great strides in promoting gender equality Nation makes great strides in promoting gender equality
Guaranteeing legitimate rights of women, both in family and society, is a consistent policy of the Vietnamese Party and State since the foundation of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945, now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The tireless efforts to ensure and promote gender equality have brought about great and substantial outcomes and been acknowledged by the international community.
UNDP commends Vietnam for incremental progress in promoting womens leadership UNDP commends Vietnam for “incremental progress” in promoting women’s leadership
Vietnam is making incremental progress to increase women’s participation in elected bodies such as the National Assembly and local People’s Councils, UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen affirmed in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency.

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