On May 22, 2020, the Embassy of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic in Vietnam, and Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology held a ceremony to hand over chemical supplies and production process of hand-washing gel to prevent COVID-19 for Laos Ministry of Science and Technology. Attending the ceremony, on the side of VAST, were Assoc.Prof.Dr. Tran Tuan Anh, Vice President of VAST; Assoc.Prof.Dr. Ninh Khac Ban, Head of International Cooperation Department; and scientists of VAST. On the side of the Embassy of Laos in Vietnam, there was Mr. Sengphet Houngboungnuang, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic in Vietnam, and the attachés working at the Embassy.
International Cooperative Activities
The US Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City has coordinated with the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Vietnam National Space Center (VNSC) under Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) to organize a workshop on research on land cover and land use change and its impacts in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.
On the occasion of the state visit of the Delegation of the Republic of Belarus to Vietnam, on September 26th, 2019, a delegation of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) led by Prof. Acad. Chizhik S.A, the first Vice President of NASB, paid a working visit to the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST).
On July 30th, 2019, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) held a conference to review five years of Vietnam’s IIASA membership, and directions for activities in the 2019-2024 period.
On July 17th, 2019, Dr. Erica Key, General Secretary of Belmont Forum, paid a working visit to Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST). She was accompanied by Prof. Hsu Hui Huang, Counselor, Director of Science and Technology Division of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vietnam; and Prof. Yue-Gau Chen, Academia Sinica, Taiwan (China).
On June 10th, 2019, Prof. Acad. Chau Van Minh, President of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), received the U.S delegation led by Charles Frank Bolden Jr., former General Director of the US Agency for Aeronautics and Space (NASA) and the Honorary Ambassador to the Universe of the U.S.
- Ceremony to award VAST medal to Prof. Dr. Marie-Georges Olivier
- Vietnam takes over Committee on Earth Observation Satellites 2019 Chairmanship
- Strengthening cooperation with French partners in science, technology and education
- French Ambassador pays working visit to VAST
- Japan’s Osaka University honours Prof. Acad. Chau Van Minh, VAST president, as collaborative professor
- Sixth joint survey between Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology and Russian Academy of Sciences in Vietnam's waters by vessel Akademik Oparin