European climate diplomacy week in Vietnam

18:56 21/09/2016
Hanoi – A series of events, highlighting the European Union Climate Diplomacy Week from 19th to 26th September has been jointly organized by the Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam and European Union Member States' Embassies.
The series of events include: online video-sharing with competition in social media showcasing best practices to tackle climate change in Europe run on the EU Delegation's facebook page from 19th to 23th of September (www.facebook.com/EUandVietnam). The five winners of the week will be awarded with a special prize.

Screenings of the film "Nuoc 2030", first session, 19 September, at 19:00 at L'Espace – French Institute in Vietnam. A Panel discussion will follow the first session, with the presence of the Director of the movie Nghiem-Minh Nguyen-Vo, representatives of member states embassies and Deputy Director General of the National Committee on Climate Change, Mr Pham Van Tan. The second session will be held on 25 September, at 19:00 at L' Espace, where the winners of the online competition will be awarded with a special prize.

Nuoc 2030: Set in the near future of the beautiful coasts of Southern Vietnam when water levels have risen due to global climate change, a strong-willed woman has to make a critical decision about her ex-lover, a suspect of her husband's murder.

Ten months past the success of COP21 Paris Agreement, the EU continues pushing its partners to maintain the unprecedented political momentum in support of climate action that brought us all to this promising point. This landmark achievement for combating climate change represents an ambitious, balanced, equitable and legally binding agreement. 

The EU Climate Diplomacy Week aims to raise awareness near the Vietnamese society for the ever more urgent need of translating words into concrete action and palpable results. 

By Song Thuong