Vietnam’s shift from a centrally planned to a market economy has transformed the country from one of the poorest in the world into a lower middle-income country. Vietnam now is one of the most dynamic emerging countries in East Asia region. Read More »
March 3, 2014 — In Vietnam, the face of leadership is still overwhelmingly male despite impressive progress in gender equality. World Bank Country Director for Vietnam discusses this issue in her recent blog.Read More »
February 18, 2014 — Urban population in East Asia is growing twice as fast as the rest of the world. Energy demands and GHG emissions are rising but cities can become global engines of green growth.Read More »
The forum supports substantive policy discussion between the Government of Vietnam, its development partners, the private sector, civil society organizations, among others to foster socio-economic development and improved well-being for all Vietnamese.