Viet Nam expected to be hit worst by the impacts of climate change
28 May 2008 | News story
“Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Viet Nam” workshop took place in Ha Noi with more than 100 National Assembly members and a number of donor agencies exchanging information on climate change and its implications for the country’s long term sustainable development.
Presentations on the impact of climate change projected a bleak future for
There is no doubt that climate change impacts are already present and increasing in Viet Nam, causing negative effects on all sectors and regions in the country, and there is an urgent need to further improve awareness on this for provincial authorities and local communities.
Members of the National Assembly and other participants have then suggested that IUCN should continue to work with the National Assembly, MONRE, and other line ministries to consolidate climate change awareness raising efforts, as well as to work with the international community to develop an appropriate and comprehensive approach to address this developing threat.
The workshop has made a firm start for a long-term cooperation between IUCN,
The National Assembly of Viet Nam hosted this workshop in collaboration with IUCN, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), and the Ministry of Planning and Investment, under the sponsorship of the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida).
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