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Friday, October 7, 2022
Tags: climate change impacts
HCM City seeks cooperation with US in climate change response HCM City seeks cooperation with US in climate change response
Politburo member, and Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City's Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen hosted a reception on September 4 for US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry who stressed the need for the US and Vietnam to strengthen cooperation to carry out policies in response to climate change.
Vietnam shares efforts on human rights Vietnam shares efforts on human rights
Vietnam took part in several activities held at the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 28 to share its efforts, achievements and commitment to human rights in responding to climate change, preserving national identity, and ensuring the freedom of religion and belief.
Abundant chances for Vietnamese Francophone businesses to seek partnership: forum Abundant chances for Vietnamese, Francophone businesses to seek partnership: forum
There are great chances for businesses from Vietnam and the Francophone community to promote their partnership in agriculture, sustainable energy and digital product and service supply, heard a Vietnam-Francophone business forum on March 24.
Vietnam pioneers post-pandemic carbon pricing Vietnam pioneers post-pandemic carbon pricing
Having contained the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam is becoming the first developing country to adopt carbon pricing in the post-pandemic period to help guide a cleaner recovery. On November 17, Vietnam’s National Assembly passed the revised Law on Environmental Protection legalizing an emission trading scheme. The law will take effect on January 1, 2022. This policy is expected to strengthen Vietnam’s commitment to greenhouse gas emission reduction under the Paris Agreement on climate change. It paves the way for the country to further tap its significant renewable energy potential, and switch to a low-carbon development model in the post-COVID-19 recovery era.
National plan on adaptation to climate change approved National plan on adaptation to climate change approved
Requirements on adaptation to climate change will be integrated into the nation’s strategies and master plans, according to the national plan on adaption to climate change during 2021-30, with a vision toward 2050.
Vietnamese Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung visits France Vietnamese Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung visits France
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung is paying a working visit to France from October 26-28 to seek measures to continue cementing ties between Vietnam and France.
Vietnam needs a unified legal framework against natural disasters and climate change Vietnam needs a unified legal framework against natural disasters and climate change
Over the recent years, big and abnormal natural disasters, including typhoon, flood, flash flood, drought, whirlwind, etc., have appeared more frequently and complicatedly in Vietnam, causing unprecedented serious consequences.
Media updated with information on human rights in Vietnam Media updated with information on human rights in Vietnam
The Foreign Ministry, in collaboration with other ministries, held a meeting in Hanoi on September 28 to provide the media with information about human rights in the country.
Law on Hydro-meteorology Law on Hydro-meteorology
From July 1, the new Law on Hydro-meteorology will take effect, superseding the 1994 Ordinance on Operation and Protection of Hydro-meteorological Works.
Sea environment protection anti-salinization planned Sea environment protection, anti-salinization planned
In order to prevent more effectively marine environment pollution, the Prime Minister on May 11 issued Decision No. 798/QD-TTg, promulgating the plan on implementation of the Strategy for sustainable exploitation and use of marine resources and protection of marine environment through 2020, with a vision toward 2030.

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