Vietnam Country Profile (World Bank)

Status under International Climate Change Law

  • UNFCCC: signature (11 June 1992) and ratification (16 Nov. 1994)
  • KP: signature (03 Dec. 1998) and ratification (25 Sept. 2002)
  • Quantified emission limitation or reduction commitment: NA
  • Vienna Convention: accession (26 Jan. 1994)
  • Montreal Protocol: accession (26 Jan. 1994)
  • Energy Charter: NA
  • Energy Efficiency Protocol: NA
  • Espoo Convention: NA
  • 2030 commitment: 8% reduction (25% conditional) below BAU by 2030
    • INDC summary – includes LULUCF and gases covered (Center for Climate and Energy Solutions 2015)
    • INDC summary – includes adaptation and conditions for implementation (Climate Policy Observer 2016)

Federal Laws on Climate Change

Climate Change

Air protection


Forests and Land Use

Environmental Impact Assessment


National Plans, Programs and Initiatives

Government Documents

Additional Resources

Summaries of legislation compiled from Nachmany, M., et al. 2014. “The GLOBE Climate Legislation Study: A Review of Climate Change Legislation in 66 Countries. Fourth Edition.” London: GLOBE International and the Grantham Research Institute, London School of Economics.

Updated as of: April 25, 2016