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Project ID:00071405Description:Urban Observatory System
Viet Nam One Plan Fund II
Start Date *: 10 Dec 2009
OP 2006 Social Economic Policy
End Date*: 30 Jun 2012
Country: Viet Nam Project Status: Financially Closed
  Participating Organization:   UNHABITAT - UN Centre for Human Settlement


Output 1.20 : Improved information to better understand migration and urbanization in Viet Nam and related national and sectoral policies strengthened and integrated.

Output 1.21: Improved policy dialogues and advocacy on migration / urbanization issues and their linkages to poverty reduction among policy makers and newly Elected Members (NEM) of the National Assembly and Senior party Officials, policy makers and planners.

 The project will support the central government to set up an urban indicator system for measuring performance of the city as a whole and for the development of city policy. The project addresses to the important issue of monitoring the MDGs / VOGs in the urban areas at both national and local levels.

The project will conduct urban observatory system including the system of indicators which are directly linked to monitoring and evaluation of MDGs implementation at local level. In addition, the project's deliverables are closely linked to priorities identified in the Comprehensive Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy (CPRGS); Five year socio-economic development plan 2006-2010.

The project will conduct urban  indicators data collection and develop pilot urban observatory system in selected cities, based on which, a guideline for developing and sustaining urban observatory system at local level is prepared. The setting up a such MDGs in urban areas is essential, particularly when the country faces challenges to achieve a sustainable urbanization process.

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