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Date 23/02/2022-16:02:00 PM
Deputy Minister Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc works with UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam
(MPI) – On February 23rd, 2022, Deputy Minister Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc had a meeting with the Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen at the head office of the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Deputy Minister Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc (R) andUNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen. Photo: MPI

UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen announced organizing a conference for the launch of the CPEIR. The CPEIR aims to identify allocation of finance in climate change and resources mobilization in Vietnam.

Caitlin Wiesen said that the UNDP would like to work with the MPI to implement some technical assistance projects, develop a climate finance strategy and mobilize climate finance for strategic development in Vietnam as well as develop a national circular economy programme. Ms. Caitlin Wiesen emphasized Vietnam’s commitment announced by the Prime Minister at COP26, which has received positive feedback from many countries worldwide.

The delegation at the meeting. Photo: MPI

At the meeting, Deputy Minister Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc highly appreciated UNDP in supporting and implementing activities in collaboration with the MPI in recent years. The Deputy Minister said that the CPEIR was essential in demonstrating the transparency and accountability of Vietnamese agencies to the international community. It was also the basis for improving the implementation of important policies on Vietnam’s climate change and green growth.

The report also helps donors with specific assessments of Vietnam in implementing its commitments at COP26 and it is expected to be a useful tool to effectively allocate funding and resources for sustainable development and green growth. The Deputy Minister emphasized that the MPI will work closely with the UNDP to successfully organize the CPEIR Announcement Conference.

Immediately after the COP26, the Prime Minister established a National Steering Committee to effectively implement Vietnam’s commitments. The Deputy Minister stated that the MPI will closely coordinate with the UNDP to implement future activities. The UNDP is expected to continue to be a connection to help the Ministry access appropriate financial resources such as the Green Climate Fund, develop a suitable climate finance strategy for Vietnam as well as effectively implement the national strategy on climate change and green growth./.

Bao Linh
Ministry of Planning and Investment

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