On the afternoon of January 15th, 2021, the People’s Committee of Da Nang City in collaboration with the city government of Boras (Sweden) organized an online seminar on the UN’s sustainable development goals to 2030, within the framework of the project “Scientific education for sustainable development in Da Nang” cooperation between Da Nang and Boras.
Based on the UN’s sustainable development goals up to 2030, in which education, environment, science, and technology development are the goals that Da Nang cares for and develops. The city seeks to ensure quality, open and equitable education and increase lifelong learning opportunities for all the citizens, ensure availability and sustainable management of water resources of the city, build solid infrastructure, promote open and sustainable industrialization, and encourage innovation. The city takes urgent measures to combat climate change and its impacts, conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas, and marine resources for sustainable development, protection, regeneration, and promotion encourage the sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, manage forest resources sustainably, combat desertification, prevent soil erosion and loss of biodiversity.
For the Boras city -Sweden, with the goal of sustainable development, Boras city focuses on implementing a number of contents such as improving the institutional system, policies, strengthen information and communication, promote the role and participation of the parties, arrange, mobilize and strengthen financial resources, and strengthen international cooperation.
Da Nang hopes that science education project for sustainable development in Da Nang, which is cooperated between Da Nang and Boras, will have specific activities, contributing to improving the capacity of science education, promoting innovation associated with sustainable development goals in the city.
Da Nang and Boras have cooperated for many years, with many policies to attract and support Swedish investors. Many Swedish investors and enterprises have chosen Da Nang as the investment destination in Vietnam to set up company, establish factory, apply for investment registration certificate. In the coming time, Da Nang-Boras hopes that more investors from Sweden will invest in the city in wastewater and solid waste treatment projects to further strengthen cooperation in investment, education, and science between the two cities.