Vietnam enhances cooperation to reduce biodiversity loss

The Vietnamese Government has committed to joining hands with governments in the region and the world to reduce biodiversity loss by 2030 for sustainable development.

Deputy head of the Vietnam Environment Administration’s Biodiversity Conservation Agency and head of Vietnam’s ASEAN working group on biodiversity preservation, Hoang Thi Thanh Nhan, made the statement while attending the 22nd Meeting of the Governing Board of the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), held via video conferencing on November 18.
The event drew the participation of representatives from ASEAN member states, the ASEAN Secretariat and the ACB, as well as ASEAN’s development partners in the field of biodiversity preservation, such as the Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam and the German development cooperation agency (GIZ).
Nhan said that as ASEAN Chair 2020, Vietnam wants to promote commitments on biodiversity preservation and ecosystem restoration in Southeast Asia.