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Việt Nam hopes for more support from UN Environment

Update: August, 08/2017 - 10:14
Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng meets Director of the UN Environment Programme Erik Solheim Hà Nội yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI – Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng met Director of the UN Environment Programme Erik Solheim Hà Nội yesterday, during which he proposed the UN programme continue supporting Việt Nam in reviewing, revising and completing laws and policies on environmental issues. 

At the meeting, Deputy PM Dũng lauded the co-operation and support the UN programme has given to Việt Nam over the past years, especially in techniques, experience, policy-making and personnel training, which has significantly contributed to protecting the environment in Việt Nam. 

He detailed the Government’s use of socio-economic policies and legal administration to preserve the environment, along with the development of renewable energy and science and technology, the improvement of human resources and awareness in the field. 

Việt Nam is aiming for green and environmentally-friendly growth with science and technology playing a core role, and the private sector acting as a pioneer in waste treatment and minimising green house emission. 

Solheim said that the UN Environment Programme will continue working with countries, including Việt Nam, in promoting co-operation and support in protecting the environment. 

During his visit to Việt Nam, Solheim also visited the Cúc Phương National Park and recognised Việt Nam’s efforts in preserving rare animals.  — VNS


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