Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Coca-Cola Beverages Vietnam Limited (Coca-Cola Vietnam) signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a partnership to increase the use of renewable energy and improve industrial energy efficiency in Vietnam.
Today, Vietnam and the United States jointly commemorated the start of the second and final phase of thermal treatment at the Danang Airport. This phase will remediate a second batch of approximately 45,000 cubic meters of dioxin-contaminated soil and sediment under a project that is greatly benefiting the people of Danang and is of historic importance for the bilateral relationship. U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius and Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Vietnam’s Vice Minister of National Defense, ceremoniously switched on the thermal treatment system with many U.S. and Vietnamese government officials, representatives of foreign embassies and development partners and media representatives in attendance.
On Sept 29-30, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and the Governance for Inclusive Growth (GIG) Program continued working to improve the MOF’s engagement of citizens during its policy-making process.
As conservation leaders met to discuss the fate of endangered species at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora 17th Conference of the Parties in South Africa, the USAID Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species (ROUTES) Partnership conducted trainings with airport personnel on the challenges facing the transport sector for wildlife trafficking.
Reducing legal and regulatory barriers that impinge on the equality of women and other vulnerable gender groups is a priority of USAID.
Last updated: December 16, 2016