The Communist Youth Unions of the Ho Chi Minh City Natural Resources and Environment Department and the HCMC Institute for Development Studies (HIDS) this morning held a meeting on ‘Implementing the Program to Reduce Environment Pollution in HCMC from 2020-2030’.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on September 23 asked Ho Chi Minh City to further bring into play its role as the biggest development driver for the southeastern region and Vietnam as a whole.
Mr. Nguyen Van Nen, Politburo Member, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, on the morning of September 4, had a meeting with Mr. John Kerry, the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate on the occasion of his working visit to HCMC.
The "Vietnam Nature-based Solutions for Adaptation in Agriculture through Private Sector Transformation” (VN-ADAPT) is expected to greatly contribute to supporting the resilience of the Mekong Delta region against the severe impacts of climate change.
The Government has just issued Decision No.896/QD-TTg to approve the National Strategy on Climate Change until 2050, aiming at actively and effectively adapting to negative influences of climate change.
Impacts of climate change on the enjoyment of rights of vulnerable groups were discussed at a workshop jointly held by the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Hanoi on July 29.