NDO – The 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Finance Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings (FMM) will take place in the ancient city of Hoi An, the central province of Quang Nam, from October 19-21, under the chair of the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance (MOF).
NDO/VNA – The election of a Vietnamese ambassador as Chairman of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) General Assembly, with the support of all of the member countries, has shown Vietnam’s growing stature within the global arena.
NDO/VNA – Ambassador Pham Thi Kim Anh, deputy permanent representative of the Vietnam mission to the United Nations (UN), highlighted the role played by education in reducing social inequality while speaking at the 72nd session of the UN Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee in New York on October 3.
NDO – The 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Public-Private Dialogue on Women and the Economy (PPDWE) opened in Hue city, on September 28, with the “Women Entrepreneurs Forum: She Means Business” event.
NDO/VNA – The second APEC Policy Partnership on Women and the Economy (PPWE2) kicked off in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien - Hue, on September 26 with the aim to continue promoting gender equality and women’s economic participation.
NDO/VNA – The 2017 ASEAN Festival has taken place in the capital city of Berne, Switzerland, introducing a variety of traditional dishes and folk performances from the ASEAN member states to the local people.
NDO/VNA – The 11th APEC Senior Disaster Management Officials Forum (SDMOF 11) concluded on September 22, in the central Nghe An province, after participants agreed to submit a number of major recommendations to the APEC leaders on fostering inter-regional cooperation and technological innovation for more effective response to natural disasters and recovery.
NDO/VNA – Natural disaster management activities should be implemented in parallel with ensuring sustainable growth, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) will not be completed without the successful prevention of calamities, APEC senior officials have noted.
NDO – Ministers from the six member countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) have endorsed a five-year action plan framework that includes US$64 billion in projects to help the sub-region achieve inclusive growth and sustainable development.
NDO/VNA - Ministers and senior officials from all the 10 ASEAN member states gathered at the second ASEAN Ministerial Conference on Cybersecurity (AMCC) in Singapore on September 18 to seek measures against cyber attacks.
NDO/VNA – The APEC 2017 Start-ups Forum was held in Ho Chi Minh City on September 12 to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in their attempts to innovate, integrate and access the global value chain at their nascent business stage.
NDO/VNA –Vietnam has shared its policies to cope with arising environmental challenges facing Asia-Pacific countries at the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment which took place in Bangkok, Thailand, from September 5-8.