Photo contest to raise public awareness of environmental protection

Photo contest to raise public awareness of environmental protection

NDO – The 2019 photo contest ‘Challenges to change’ will be launched from July 22 to August 25, aiming to raise awareness of environmental protection among young people. (Jul 18, 2019 11:26:04)


Conference discusses good models for biodiversity conservation

  Jun 29, 2019 17:15:41
NDO – The second conference on biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in Vietnam’s Central and Central Highlands regions opened in the central coastal city of Da Nang on June 29, under the theme “Co-managing natural resources: Best practices and policy recommendations”. 

Over 50 green startup ideas honoured

  Jun 25, 2019 13:56:49
NDO – The Vietnam Women's Union collaborated with the Vietnam Climate Innovation Centre (VCIC) to organise a ceremony in Hanoi, on June 24, to honour 51 creative ideas at the third Proof-of Concept (PoC) competition under the theme "Women and the future of green economy". 

Forum raises role of communication in plastic waste prevention

  Jun 23, 2019 15:49:43
NDO – The third forum entitled ‘journalists with environment, seas and islands’ was held in Hanoi on June 22, focusing on raising the role of communication in plastic waste prevention. 

Vietnam Mekong River Commission holds first plenary meeting in 2019

  Jun 19, 2019 17:37:26
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Mekong River Commission (VMRC) held the first plenary meeting in 2019 in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang on June 19 under the chair of the commission’s chairman Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha. 

Winners of housing design competition for Vietnam’s rural areas awarded

  Jun 15, 2019 17:10:51
NDO – Winners of a contest on ‘Joining hands to design houses for Vietnam’s rural areas’ were honoured at an awards ceremony held by the Vietnam Association of Architects on June 14. 

Workshop discusses benefits of clean energy to air and health

  Jun 14, 2019 13:02:44
NDO/VNA - A roundtable dialogue on co-benefits of sustainable energy development for air quality and community health took place in Hanoi on June 13. 

More than 750 supermarkets and shops respond to “No Plastic Bag Day”

  Jun 10, 2019 17:32:18
NDO - The Saigon Union of Trading Cooperatives (Saigon Co.op) launched a “No Plastic Bag Day” programme on June 10 at its 750 supermarkets and conventional stores nationwide. 

PM calls for drastic measures to control and reduce plastic waste

  Jun 09, 2019 15:04:37
NDO/VNA - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasised the need to take practical and concrete measures to control and reduce plastic waste while launching a national campaign on plastic waste prevention in Hanoi on June 9. 

Entech Vietnam 2019 to kick off

  Jun 07, 2019 13:00:51
NDO – The International Environment and Energy Technology Exhibition (Entech Vietnam) 2019 will take place from June 12 to 14 at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City. 

Localities observe World Environment Day

  Jun 06, 2019 12:41:39
NDO – Localities across Vietnam have organised various events to mark World Environment Day (June 5) and to raise public awareness of environmental protection. 

Activities respond to World Environment Day

  Jun 05, 2019 16:57:08
NDO - The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) in co-ordination with the Consulate General of India in Ho Chi Minh City organised a walk for the environment as well as planting trees on June 5 as part of activities in response to World Environment Day. 

First exhibition on plastic waste opens in Hanoi

  Jun 05, 2019 11:54:26
NDO/VNA – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in coordination with photographer Nguyen Viet Hung, or Lekima Hung, organised a photo exhibition on plastic waste in Hanoi on June 4.  

“Let’s clean the sea" targets to attract 100,000 participants in 2019

  Jun 04, 2019 17:30:25
NDO – In its fourth event on a national scale, the "Let's clean the sea" campaign 2019 will last until August 31, targeting to set up 400 different venues with regular sea cleaning activities and attract the participation of roughly 100,000 people. 

Quang Nam launches anti-plastic waste campaign

  Jun 04, 2019 17:10:48
NDO – The central coastal province of Quang Nam on June 4 held a meeting to respond to the Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019 and the World Environment Day (June 5), while launching an anti-plastic waste campaign under the National Action Month on Environmental Protection.