Posted on 14 January 2021
The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment awarded WWF-Viet Nam a Certificate of credit for the contribution in supporting the formulation of the Law on Environmental Protection 2020.
On November 17, 2020, the National Assembly of Vietnam officially approved the amended Law on Environmental Protection 2020 (LEP 2020).
Evaluating the contribution in supporting the formulation of that LEP 2020, the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment sent a letter of thanks to WWF-Viet Nam and awarded a Certificate of credit for “Excellent achievements in the formation of the Law on Environmental Protection 2020, contributing to the construction and development of the natural resources and environment sector” from the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment.
This recognition acknowledges our continued assistance in the development of LEP 2020, including: Support for the organization of public consultation workshops on the draft LEP 2020, and Continued shared ideas, proposed environmentally sound measures in environment and natural resources management in the fields of municipal solid waste management in general, (plastic) packaging waste/pollution management in particular; extended producer's responsibility; landscape planning and management; climate change; effective management of natural resources and biodiversity. It also underpins a significant achievement for WWF-Viet Nam, reflecting our ongoing effort to bring about a New Deal for Nature and People in Viet Nam by having a commitment from such a high level of government.
We are pleased to share this recognition of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment with its gratitude to our partners, and experts who actively accompanied WWF-Viet Nam in 2020 in supporting the Government of Vietnam in contributing, consulting, and sharing international experiences so that we could synthesize and refine information and shared with Viet Nam side.
On a mission to stop the degradation of Viet Nam’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, WWF is committed to continue assisting the Government in environmental protection and effective natural resource management activities in Viet Nam.