Hội thảo công bố chiến lược xây dựng khả năng chống chịu của thành phố Cần Thơ đến năm 2030

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Ảnh: Lê Thị Nguyệt Linh, Sở Văn hoá Thể thao và Du lịch Cần Thơ 

Cũng như đa số các đô thị đang phát triển năng động trên thế giới, các thành phố ở Việt Nam đang phải đối mặt với nhiều nguy cơ và thách thức của thế kỷ 21. Ở Cần Thơ, những vấn đề như lũ lụt, mưa lớn và nắng nóng cực đoan, thiếu nước, ô nhiễm môi trường, dịch bệnh, khủng hoảng di cư và suy thoái kinh tế đang trở nên ngày càng nghiêm trọng, phức tạp và khó dự báo. Continue reading

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Release Workshop of Can Tho Resilience Strategy until 2030

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Photo: Lê Thị Nguyệt Linh, Cần Thơ Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism

Like most cities in the world in their dynamic development process, cities in Vietnam are facing multiple risks and challenges of the 21st century. In Can Tho, problems such as flooding, extreme rainfall and heat waves, water shortage, pollution, diseases, migration crisis and economic downturns tend to become more serious, complicated and unpredictable. Continue reading

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The Transitional Legislation Landscape and What it Means for Resilience in Vietnam

Vietnam’s new Law on Planning, which was issued on November 24, 2017 and became effective on January 01, 2019, is an effort to overhaul the bulky and inefficient planning system in Vietnam. The principles upheld by this new law, including integrated planning, stakeholder engagement, and regional planning are all highly consistent with resilience thinking. In the most recent UCR-CoP sharing event, organized yesterday in Hanoi, the Law and Planning was a recurring theme. This workshop was organized to provide CoP members with an opportunity to share their experiences and lessons from the implementation of the urban resilience initiatives; and to discuss Regional Coordination for climate resilient planning and investment in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam in the context of the new Planning Law.

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Overview of the workshop. Photo: ISET

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Nobel Prize Teacher Summit Scholarships 2019

Are you a teacher from Zimbabwe, South Africa, Colombia, Brazil, Vietnam, Myanmar, Georgia or Belarus?

And are you trying to make climate change understandable to your students? Would you like to meet with Nobel Prize Laureates, top researchers and engaged teacher colleagues from all over the world? Apply for a scholarship to attend the Nobel Prize Teacher Summit in Stockholm, Sweden in October 2019.

What?

A scholarship to attend a four day program including an international teacher conference and study visits to schools.

Where?

Stockholm, Sweden at the Nobel Prize Museum, schools and the Nobel Prize Teacher Summit.

When?

Arrive to Stockholm Wednesday 9 October and depart back home Sunday 13 October 2019.

Who?

Engaged teachers from the 8 above stated countries are eligible to apply no later than 1 June. Continue reading

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