Artwork campaign aims to raise awareness of marine plastic pollution

An artwork creation campaign on plastic waste and polystyrenes is taking place in Minh Chau commune of Van Don district, northeastern Quang Ninh province, with a view to helping raise public awareness of marine pollution.

Hue city responds to World Environment Day

In response to World Environment Day (June 5), the provincial committee of Vietnam Fatherland Front and Thuan Loc Ward (Hue City) held the launching ceremony "2018 Action Month for Environment and 2018 Environment Day" on June 3.

Launching the Vietnam Sea and Islands week and organizing activities to respond to the World Ocean Day 2018

In the morning of June 1, in Ben Do area (Cam Pha city), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, People’s Committee of Quang Ninh province, High Command of Border Guard,High Command of Navy, Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union held a launching ceremony for the Vietnam Sea and Islands week and organized activities to respond to the World Ocean Day 2018.

UN Remarks by Ms Caitlin Wiesen, UNDP Country Director Director, Chair of the RG on Climate Change and Environment on World Environment Day

On behalf of the United Nations Country Team and the UN Joint Result Group on Environment and Climate Change, I am delighted to be with you today in this beautiful city to celebrate World Environment Day in Viet Nam!

An Giang: meeting marks World Environment Day

A meeting took place in Long Xuyen city, the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, in response to World Environment Day (June 5) and a national week on clean water and rural sanitation.

MONRE and Binh Dinh Provincial People’s Committee co-chair a Workshop on “Controlling environmental pollution from using persistent plastic bags - a need for joint efforts of communities”

On 4 June 2018, in Binh Dinh province, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and Binh Dinh Provincial People’s Committee (PPC) jointly held a Workshop on “Controlling environmental pollution from using persistent plastic bags - a need for joint efforts of communities”. MONRE Vice Minister Vo Tuan Nhan and the PPC Vice Chairman Tran Chau co-chaired the Workshop.

Sea and Island Week launched in Quang Ninh province

The Vietnam Sea and Island Week was launched in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the local People’s Committee on May 31.

International partners sign a Code of Conduct on Combatting Plastic Pollution

On 4th June, 2018, twenty-two embassies and international organisations will mark World Environment Day by signing a Code of Conduct on Combatting Plastic Pollution at L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien at 9:00am.

Vietnam Sea and Islands Week 2018: Keep Ocean Blue

Under the theme "Keep Ocean Blue" - the 10th ceremony on the occasion of the World Ocean Day and Vietnam Sea and Islands Week 2018 will be taken place in Quang Ninh province. This is an annual social and political event having great meaning, as a call to remind every Vietnamese on protection of the sovereignty of the sea and islands, protection of environment and marine natural resources.

Preparation for World Environment Day 2018

In the morning of May 24, Deputy Minister Vo Tuan Nhan chaired the meeting to review the report on preparation for World Environment Day on June 5, 2018 with the theme "Beat plastic pollution".