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INSTITUTIONAL ASPECTS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN VIETNAM


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INTEGRATED DECISION-MAKING

Decision-Making: Coordinating Bodies  

 No information is available.

Decision-Making: Legislation and Regulations 

Protection of the environment and ecology are being more actively implemented as a result of the promulgation of the Law on Environmental Protection, and regulations under the Law.

Decision-Making: Strategies, Policies and Plans 

 No information is available.

Decision-Making: Major Groups involvement 

 No information is available.

Programmes and Projects 

 No information is available.

Status 

The Vietnamese economy remained strong through 1994 and 1995, and the macro-economic growth rates have exceeded targets set for the last five year plan from 1991-1995. During this period, the Vietnamese economy has moved from recession to a position of relative strength, providing the foundations for a new stage in Vietnam's development process.

National Decision-Making Structure
1. National Sustainable Development Coordination Body: NO
2. National Sustainable Development Policy: NO
3. National Agenda 21/other strategy for SD NO
4. Local/Regional Agenda(s) 21: NO
5. Environmental Impact Assessment Law:
6. Major Groups involved in Sustainable Development Decision-Making:

Challenges

There are major concerns about environmental pollution and degradation, and the problem of containing social evils.

Capacity-building, Education, Training and Awareness-raising 

 No information is available.

Information 

 No information is available.

Research and Technologies 

 No information is available.

Financing 

 No information is available.

Cooperation

 No information is available.

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This information was provided by the Government of Viet Nam to the fifth session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development. Last Update: April 1997.

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MAJOR GROUPS

WOMEN

Decision-Making: Coordinating Bodies  

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Decision-Making: Legislation and Regulations 

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Decision-Making: Strategies, Policies and Plans 

 No information is available.

Decision-Making: Major Groups involvement 

 No information is available.

Programmes and Projects 

 No information is available.

Status 

 No information is available.

Challenges

 No information is available.

Capacity-building, Education, Training and Awareness-raising 

 No information is available.

Information 

 No information is available.

Research and Technologies 

 No information is available.

Financing 

 No information is available.

Cooperation

Viet Nam signed the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women on 29 July 1980 and ratified it on 17 February 1982.

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CHILDREN AND YOUTH

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NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

No information is available.

LOCAL AUTHORITIES

No information is available.

WORKERS AND UNIONS

No information is available.

 

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

No information is available.

SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL COMMUNITY

No information is available.

 

FARMERS

No information is available.

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SCIENCE

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INFORMATION

Decision-Making: Coordinating Bodies  

 No information is available.

Decision-Making: Legislation and Regulations 

 No information is available.

Decision-Making: Strategies, Policies and Plans 

 No information is available.

Decision-Making: Major Groups involvement 

 No information is available.

Programmes and Projects 

 No information is available.

Status 

<Rating of available data and information suitable for decision-making>
Agenda 21 Chapters
Very
good
Good
Some good
data but
many gaps
Poor
Remarks
2. International cooperation and trade
X
3. Combating poverty
X
4. Changing consumption patterns
X
5. Demographic dynamics and sustainability
X
6. Human health
X
7. Human settlements
X
8. Integrating E & D in decision-making
X
9. Protection of the atmosphere
X
10. Integrated planning and management of land resources
X
11. Combating deforestation
X
12. Combating desertification and drought
X
13. Sustainable mountain development
X
14. Sustainable agriculture and rural development
X
15. Conservation of biological diversity
X
16. Biotechnology
X
17. Oceans, seas, coastal areas and their living resources
X
18. Freshwater resources
X
19. Toxic chemicals
X
20. Hazardous wastes
X
21. Solid wastes
X
22. Radioactive wastes
X
24. Women in sustainable development
X
25. Children and youth
X
26. Indigenous people
X
27. Non-governmental organizations
X
28. Local authorities
X
29. Workers and trade unions
X
30. Business and industry
X
31. Scientific and technological community
X
32. Farmers
X
33. Financial resources and mechanisms
X
34. Technology, cooperation and capacity-building
X
35. Science for sustainable development
X
36. Education, public awareness and training
X
37. International cooperation for capacity-building
X
38. International institutional arrangements
X
39. International legal instruments
X
40. Information for decision-making
X

Challenges

 No information is available.

Capacity-building, Education, Training and Awareness-raising 

 No information is available.

Information 

 No information is available.

Research and Technologies 

 No information is available.

Financing 

 No information is available.

Cooperation

 No information is available.

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This information was provided by the Government of Viet Nam to the fifth session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development. Last Update: April 1997.

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INTERNATIONAL LAW

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