Spanish Secretary of State reaffirms support to Vietnam through UN
She has worked with United Nations Resident Coordinator Mr John Hendra in
Ms Pajin, who also heads AECI, spoke of Spanish efforts to cooperate with the UN in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), including its continued support for poverty reduction in
"Vietnam is a priority in Spanish development cooperation in Asia; total aid from Spain increased substantially to over €14 million in 2006 and is expected to continue increasing through the UN in the next few years," said Ms Pajin, who described Vietnam as a model country for aid effectiveness.
The Spanish Government and UNDP launched the MDG Achievement Fund last December to address global development issues through UN Country Teams. As a pilot country,