Friday, October 29, 2010

Vietnam wants UN assistance to cope with climate change

VOV News (Vietnam): State President Nguyen Minh Triet has proposed the United Nations provide information and financial assistance to help Vietnam cope with climate change as Vietnam is among countries suffering the worst consequences of climate change. The Vietnamese State leader made the proposal while receiving UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon following an official welcoming ceremony in Hanoi on October 28.

…President Triet took the occasion to thank the UN for its assistance and support to Vietnam in its international integration and implementation of MDGs. He highlighted UN agencies’ activities in Vietnam and said he hopes the UN will continue helping Vietnam in its hunger eradication and poverty reduction programmes and in socio-economic development….

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