Tag: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Norwegian Charge D’ Affaires attend online conference with UNDP Laos on emergency prepareness

The Norwegian Chargé d’affaires to Vietnam a.i. Ms Nina G. Enger attended online meeting with  the Inter-Agency Standing Committee in Lao PDR hosted by UNDP Laos. The meeting was chaired by UN Resident Coordinator in Laos, Ms Sara Sekkenes and Laos Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare. This Inter-Agency Standing Committee consists of representatives from…

Myanmar Center for Responsible Business launched a new handbook

The Norwegian Embassy in Myanmar congratulates its partner, Myanmar Center for Responsible Business (MCRB), on a new Business Integrity Handbook which was launched on 28 July 2020. The new “Business Integrity Handbook” provides information in English and Myanmar languages. The book aims at providing guidance for businesses in Myanmar to support their anti-corruption programmes, drawing on…

Denmark signed MOU with Binh Thuan People’s Committee to develop the 3.5 GW offshore wind project

Ms. Aisma Vitina, a Danish Energy Agency’s expert, presented the long-term perspectives for sustainable energy transition in Vietnam at the Vietnam Energy Summit 2020. One of the key recommendation is that Vietnam needs to consider a large-scale deployment of solar and wind energy. Offshore wind presents a major opportunity for Vietnam, but requires long-term and…

Norway supports competition how to fight marine garbage in Vietnam and Thailand

The United Nation Development (UNDP) Vietnam announced an invitation for all to participate in a challenge aiming to stop marine litter in Halong Bay and Koh Samui, funded by Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on 19 June 2020. The statement said: “Join us for the launch of the ENDING PLASTIC POLLUTION INNOVATION CHALLENGE (or EPPIC)…

Sweden signs UNPD agreement on Climate Change in Cambodia

Sweden and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) co-signed a new contribution agreement of US$ 3.34 million to support the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance from 2020 to 2022, in on 23 April 2020. This new programme will provide crucial support for charting a growth path that is sustainable, resilient, and benefits the most vulnerable in society.…

Swedish Ambassador Måwe attended Techfest Vietnam 2019

  Swedish Ambassador, H.E. Ann Måwe attended 2019 Techfest Vietnam, together with colleagues from the Embassy and Dr Joakim Appelquist, Deputy Director-General of VINNOVA (The Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation) on 4-6th December 2019. Ambassador Måwe was also a main panel speaker, discussed with Deputy Minister of Science and Technology of Vietnam, Tran Van Tung,…

Denmark, Sweden partners in film festival in Manila to support UNPD sustainability goals

Embassy of Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Austrian and German in Manila collaborated together with the support of the UNDP Philippines, Film Development Council of Philippines  for the SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Documentary Film Fest,In commemoration of the International Human Rights Day on 10th December,  offering free screening to public from 6-8 December 2019. The first of…

Finnish and Swedish support to UNDP in Myanmar

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has received an additional 30 million Swedish krona (approximately USD 3.6 M) from the Government of Sweden to support the agency’s work in Myanmar in the areas of democratic governance, local development and environmental sustainability. The announcement on 17 June follows an initial contribution of 30 M Swedish krona…