26.06.2019 | Category: News

At the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP22) organized in Marrakech, Morocco, the "Marrakech Action Proclamation for our climate and sustainable development" (UNFCCC, 2016) has been ratified by 200 countries including Viet Nam. This Call for Action has confirmed:

Research and evaluate the impacts of climate change on public health and propose adaptive measures towards climate change in Vietnam

31.08.2018 | Category: News

Climate change has a clear negative impact on human health and affects almost every aspect of the public's life in all countries around the world. The impact of climate change with the phenomenon of sea level rise, changes in rainfall caused drought, floods, heat waves, winds, storms, salinity intrusion, air quality decline, etc. is both direct and indirect on human health, putting more burden of public diseases and posing challenges for many countries and the health sector worldwide. In particular, climate change has a severe effect on public health in Vietnam as Vietnam is one of the countries most affected by climate change in the world.

Research and Assessment of Socio-economic Impacts when Vietnam ratifies the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

31.08.2018 | Category: News

The Montreal Protocol on ODS substances, signed on September 16, 1987 in Montreal, Canada, set out measures and obligations to eliminate certain CFCs and halons for developed countries (which Article 5 of the Protocol does not refer to) and developing countries (which Article 5 of the Protocol refers to). The Montreal Protocol has been amended five times, in which most recently the Kigali Amendments were adopted at the 28th Session among the participating parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the ozone layer in October 2016. 

The development of a Green Climate Fund Country Profile for bankable private sector projects in Vietnam

30.07.2018 | Category: News

To carry out the task of providing consultancy support for the development of a Green Climate Fund (GCF) Country Profile for bankable private sector projects in Vietnam that have access to the GCF under the Climate Finance Readiness Program (GIZ). Program-CF Ready, funded by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Ministry of Environment of the Czech Republic, the USAID and the Green Climate Fund, the Ecology and Environment Institute (EEI), Enviros, SRO of the Czech Republic, implemented in the period 9 /2017-2/2018.

Financing future green growth & mitigation efforts

12.12.2017 | Category: News

The Government of Vietnam is increasing its engagement in environmental fiscal reform as a tool to generate revenue for environmental protection and climate change related purposes while promoting the achievement of national targets on the National Strategy and Action Plan on Green Growth, the National Action Plan on Climate Change, related policies and strategies. Green fiscal policy reform towards green growth in Vietnam has been focusing on (i) new financial policies and market-based instruments and (ii) introduction of carbon pricing.