Vietnam is at the forefront of a growing number of countries who are transforming the way they generate and use energy, said Deputy Minister Hoang Quoc Vuong of the Ministry of Industry and Trade at a recent forum in Hanoi.
Experts gathered at a workshop in Hanoi on June 15 to discuss activities to adapt to climate change in the agricultural sector to implement the Paris Agreement.
Vietnam’s environment ministry has called on further assistance from local and international organisations to help Vietnam successfully implement the Paris Agreement, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan confirmed on November 23.
GIZ and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on November 23 hold a workshop on the outcome of COP 22 and the plan for the implementation of the Paris Agreement in Hanoi.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday action on climate change has become "unstoppable" and predicted that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would drop plans to quit a global accord aimed at weaning the world off fossil fuels.
44 years ago, following the “Hanoi-Dien Bien Phu in the air” victory, the US signed the Paris Agreement and withdrew its troops from Vietnam, leading to Vietnam’s eventual total liberation in 1975.