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13th COP of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

The 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP13) will be held at the Festival Arena in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 21 to 29 October 2018. During these days Contracting Parties will convene to assess progress in the implementation of the...

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Regional consultation on the Pak Lay hydropower project on the Mekong River

With the theme "Priority actions for 2018: Basin planning and environment management ", in two-day in September 20 and 21, in Vientiane, the capital of the Laos PDR, the Mekong River Commission (MRC) will hold a regional consultation forum on the proposed Pak Lay Hydropower project and other activities...

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Foreigners conducting scientific research in Vietnamese waters must pay a fee

The Ministry of Finance has issued Circular No. 79/2018 / TT-BTC regulating the rates, collection and payment of evaluation fees for licensing or approval of foreign organizations and individuals conducting scientific research in the waters of Vietnam

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Vietnam deploys the largest mining project in Laos

In the afternoon of September 11, the Lao Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) signed a contract to exploit and process bauxite ore and build an alumina production plant between the Lao government and the representative of Viet Phuong Investment Group (VPG) of Vietnam.

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Cooperation in human resources training in climate change

The Vietnam-Japan University (Hanoi National University) has had important meetings with the Climate Change Department and Ibaraki University (Japan) to promote the training of human resources, especially human resources ofhighquality on climate change management

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Eighth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management

The Eighth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) was held from 1 - 3 August 2018 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. UN-GGIM seeks to promote international cooperation in the field of global geospatial information management,...

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Developing legal corridor for remote sensing activities

According to Minister of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) of Vietnam, the remote sensing technology has been applied in Vietnam since the 1980’s. The state management on remote sensing has also considered in the universal research and application strategy.

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MONRE enhanced meteorological co-operation with the Hong Kong Observatory at the second China-ASEAN Meteorological Forum

On the occasion of the 15th China-ASEAN Expo and the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit, the second China-ASEAN Meteorological Forum, which themed as “Monitor Regional Meteorological Disasters and Share Their Information”, was held in Nanning of Guangxi on September 12th to 14th 2018.

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Develop an interactive system between MONRE and DONREs and Provincial Authorities

To develop the application of information technology (IT) and establish e-Government in the management, direction and administration of State agencies to serve the people and enterprises, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) is completing a legal corridor and documents system; build...

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