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Vietnam and Denmark announce new green strategic partnership

Following discussions held on 1 November, the Vietnamese Prime Minister, Pham Minh Chinh, and the Danish Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen, agreed to a new green strategic partnership between Vietnam and Denmark for advancing green technologies and elevating global climate ambitions with an emphasis on a just green transition.

On 1 November, the Vietnamese Prime Minister, Pham Minh Chinh, and the Danish Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen, engaged in a discussion sharing perspectives and outcomes of their bilateral cooperation, reaching a mutual agreement on the strategies and measures necessary to enhance the nations’ comprehensive partnership.

This conversation led to a mutual agreement on the strategies and measures required to strengthen their comprehensive partnership.

Over the past decade, the partnership between Vietnam and Denmark has exhibited dynamic and effective growth in various domains, including politics, diplomacy, economy, development cooperation, energy, environment, and climate change response, among others.

The Prime Ministers agreed to uphold exchanges and contacts at all levels, enhance collaboration between ministries, agencies, and local governments, as well as effectively implementing cooperative mechanisms, and providing mutual coordination and support in multilateral forums, including the United Nations and the ASEAN-EU cooperation framework.

Furthermore, Prime Minister Cinh expressed his gratitude to the Danish Government for its support in hosting the Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G) summit in 2025.

Building upon the successful collaboration of the strategic partnership on energy, environment, green growth, and climate change response established in 2011, as well as the newly formed Green Strategic Partnership, an agreement to further broaden the cooperation in the direction of green growth has been reached.

This agreement aims to make substantial contributions towards fulfilling the commitments towards achieving net-zero emissions, aligning with the pledges made at the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (COP26), and with the United Nations’ sustainable development priorities.

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After the discussions, the two Prime Ministers endorsed a joint statement formally establishing the Green Strategic Partnership between Vietnam and Denmark.

The partnership addresses the sustainable development needs of each nation and aligns with the global transition towards a greener, cleaner, and more sustainable world.

The Green Strategic Partnership statement will play a pivotal role in the endeavours of both governments for advancing the green transition, elevating global climate ambitions, and emphasising a just green transition.

To read the joint statement, visit: Joint statement on a green strategic partnership between the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Government of Denmark 

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