12 April 2013 - In the News
HA NOI, 12 April 2013
- "It is important to have greater synergy and coordination among all relevant sectors and stakeholders working to prevent and address domestic violence. Such a coordinated multi-sectoral response to domestic violence must be well planned and monitored. This will help to translate the national laws and legislation into actions, so that we can ensure that all those who suffer from and are at risk of domestic violence have access to quality health care, safety and protection measures, as well as effective legal services
," emphasized Ms. Mandeep K. O'Brien, UNFPA Representative a.i. in Viet Nam at the consultative workshop on Multi-sectoral Coordination Mechanism and the Minimum Intervention Package for Domestic Violence Prevention and Control organized today in Ha Noi by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MOCST) and the UNFPA in Viet Nam.
27 March 2013 - Press Release
Ha Noi, 27 March 2013
- During the past 50 years, many East Asian countries have witnessed a remarkable decline in Total Fertility Rates (TFR) from a high level of 5 or more children per woman in the period 1965-1970 to below the replacement level of 2.1 children per woman in the period 2005-2010. The countries where fertility declined need to foresee the consequences and start preparing for policy response to address the challenges of fertility decline. These key findings were presented today in Ha Noi at the workshop on “Sharing International Experience in Fertility Decline", co-organized by the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Viet Nam.
08 March 2013 - In the News
Ha Noi, 8 March 2013
- "It is critical for Viet Nam to continue developing appropriate youth-friendly services that respond to the current needs of the huge young population
," emphasized the Chairman of the National Assembly's Committee for Culture, Education, Youth, Adolescents and Children at a workshop on Policies on Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) and HIV for Young People organized today in Ha Noi by the National Assembly and the UN in Viet Nam.
28 November 2012 - In the News
HA NOI, 28 November 2012
- The Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) and the United Nations (UN) in Viet Nam organized a conference today in Ha Noi to discuss a multi-sectoral response to the effective implementation of the Vietnamese Youth Development Strategy for 2011-2020. The Strategy, which was officially approved by the Prime Minister in December 2011, provides a firm foundation for all sectors and ministries to jointly work on addressing young people's needs.
26 November 2012 - In the News
HA NOI, 26 November 2012
– At a workshop to review the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) organized in Ha Noi, the Ministry of Health and the United Nations in Viet Nam called for increased efforts to accelerate progress towards the MDGs, with a specific focus on MDGs 1, 4, 5, 6 and 7, in order to achieve universal access to healthcare services by 2015. The workshop also initiated a discussion on post-2015 health priorities for Viet Nam.
21 November 2012 - In the News
Ha Noi, 21 November 2012
– The Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism and the United Nations in Viet Nam co-organized a policy dialogue in Ha Noi today on “Multi-sectoral coordination on domestic violence prevention and control" to commemorate the 2012 International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women, observed each year on 25 November.
15 November 2012 - Press Release
HA NOI, 15 November 2012
– Making voluntary family planning available to everyone in developing countries would reduce costs for maternal and newborn health care by $11.3 billion annually, according to The State of World Population 2012, published today by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.
13 November 2012 - In the News
Ha Noi, 13 November
- As part of a series of policy advocacy and dialogues, with high profile to discuss young people-related issues and the Post-2015 development agenda, UN Viet Nam together with the Youth Union organized a youth forum, to help young people get their voices heard when planning the multi-sectoral implementation of the National Youth Development Strategy 2011-2020.