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Friday, August 12, 2022
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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.
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.
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.
Building forward better with people at the center Building forward better with people at the center
Vietnam’s track record in people-centered development is second to none. Putting the needs of the people first was of vital importance in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic when the Government rejected the false dilemma between protecting the health of the people and supporting the economy.
Women parliamentarians engage with voters more on social networks than men: study Women parliamentarians engage with voters more on social networks than men: study
Women parliamentarians more frequently engage with voters via social networking applications than men delegates, a study has found.
The improvement of national governance leads to effective COVID-19 response: 2020 PAPI report The improvement of national governance leads to effective COVID-19 response: 2020 PAPI report
The 2016-2021 government term witnessed an incremental improvement in national governance and public administration performance, with control of corruption in the public sector showing the strongest improvement.
Vietnam listed in high human development category group: UNDP new report Vietnam listed in high human development category group: UNDP new report
Vietnam has broken into the group of countries with high human development, but this remarkable progress has been accompanied with relatively high pressures on the planet.
Poverty economic growth and environment as top concerns for citizens: 2019 PAPI report Poverty, economic growth and environment as top concerns for citizens: 2019 PAPI report
Even before Vietnam became affected by COVID-19 pandemic, poverty, economic growth and environmental issues were top concerns of citizens, according to the 2019 Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) report released on April 28 in Hanoi.

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