Hue joins ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable Cities Award

The Environmental General Directorate of Ministry of Natural Resources nominated Hue city to participate in the third ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable Cities Award, according to the People’s Committee of Thua-Thien Hue province on March 14.

The 15th Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment in Laos in September 2014 will be a large event concerning environmental awareness, according to ASEAN.

An awards ceremony of the 3rd ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable Cities Award will also be held at this conference to honor 10 sustainable cities in ASEAN.

The ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable Cities Award was established in 2008 by the ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities and endorsed by the ASEAN Environment Ministers.

This award recognizes exemplary initiatives keeping ASEAN cities environmentally conscious.

By staff writer- Translated by Huyen Huong

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