The Youth Law was promulgated by the National Assembly in 2005 and taken effect from 1st July 2006. This booklet was published by the Ministry of Home Affairs in coordination with other line agencies and UNFPA to introduce the Youth Law and the Vietnamese Youth Development Strategy 2011-2020.
Report at the UN Conference on sustainable development (RIO+20)
This report aims to bring together and assess some of good sustainable development practices implemented in Viet Nam recently, and to draw out lessons and make recommendations for further implementation of these models and initiatives, continuing the promotion of sustainable development by Viet Nam.
20 years’ implementation of sustainable development, especially nearly 10 years’ implementation of the Strategic Orientation for Sustainable Development, has seen Viet Nam taking advantage of good opportunities, overcoming numerous difficulties and challenges, and achieving major gains in the economic, social and environmental fields. The country has escaped underdevelopment, recorded relatively fast economic growth, and improved its population’s material and spiritual living standards. Environmental protection has been attended to, and become better in certain aspects. Viet Nam’s international status has been uplifted, important premises have been created for fast and sustainable development and a life with higher quality for the people.
The publication was compiled by researchers from the Department of Population and Labour Statistics, the General Statistics Office. The monograph includes 4 main chapters. Chapter 1 is the introduction and the methodology. Chapter 2 analyzes the current fertility levels and trends in Vietnam through data from the censuses. Chapter 3 presents the analysis results of the mortality rate. Some assessment techniques have been applied to supplement the scientific basis for the factual analysis, such as the method of inversion survival coefficient and the methods of Trussell and Zlotnik-Hill. Finally, Chapter 4 presents some conclusions and recommendations to provide some policy direction, contributing to the formulation and implementation of the Programme for Population and Reproductive Health in Viet Nam.
This publication comprises the most important 56 indicators of Viet Nam's 2009 Housing and Population Census, including completed results and expanded sample results (for those items not included in the questionnaire). It is noted that in this pubilcation the expanded sample results have been resised in comparison with the "Expanded sample results" released in December 2009, and thus they have replaced with the respective information in this publication.
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