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Announcing the Decision of the Prime Minister to assign the Deputy Minister of MONRE

On November 22, the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha chaired the announcement of the Prime Minister's Decision to assign Mr. Tran Quy Kien - Chief of the Planning and Finance Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) as the Deputy Minister.

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2ndMeeting of the Mekong River Commission Joint Committee Working Group on preparation of the 3rdMekong River Commission Summit 2018

On 14 November 2017, in Vientiane, Lao PDR, the 2ndmeeting of Joint Committee Working Group on preparation of the 3rdMekong River Commission (MRC) Summit in 2018 was held in the headquarter of MRC.The meeting was attended by more than 30 participantsfrom the member countries andthe MRCSecretariat, includingthe...

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Develop a legal framework to promote green public procurement

At a recent workshop on green growth and sustainable development, the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) research team has proposed several recommendations to promote the improvement of green public procurement institution in Vietnam.

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ECSS 2017: Introduction of new studies on seas, estuaries and dunes

International Conference on Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Studies - ECSS 2017 - 3rd International Conference on “Marine, River and Alluvial Research” was recently organized by Institute for Computational Science and Technology with the Ho Chi Minh City University of Natural Resources And Environment and...

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Initiative: Transparency inmining industry Why Vietnam still stands out?

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a global standard to promotethe transparency of revenue and responsibility in the mining industry. The initiative currently has 56 member countries. Vietnam has approached EITI for nearly 10 years but has not yet decided to become a member.

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National Assembly of Vietnam discussed the Law on Cartography and Geodesy

In the morning of November 10, 2017, under the authorization of Prime Minister of the Government of Vietnam, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha presented the summary report on the Law on Cartography and Geodesy before the National Assembly. "Cartography and geodesy are fundamental...

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High-resolution remote sensing imagery application of Japan

On the morning of August 29th, in Hanoi, the Department of National Remote Sensing in collaboration with Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry held a seminar on “High-resolution remote sensing imagery application of Japan”.

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Launching the film contest on extreme weather phenomena

In order to improve the quality of communication on the impacts of natural disasters in the context of climate change and propose practical solutions to prevent, respond to disaster risks and mitigation, the steering committee on natural disaster preparedness organized a film contest, short documentary...

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Importing over ten-year machinery might be banned

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has recently issued a draft of circular on importing used machinery into Vietnam. It provides many regulations on date, quality of machinery, equipment and spare parts.

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