The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) have forged a strong, traditional and cooperative relationship over many years. In 1970s, many cadres from VAST were sent to study in Bulgaria with the cadres returning to become excellent scientists.Several are now playing an important role for the country in science.
International Cooperative Activities
On June 16th, Evgueni Stoytchev, Bulgarian Ambassador to Vietnam, visited and worked with Prof. Dr. Chau Van Minh, president of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST).
On October 28th 2013, VAST held a reception to welcome Joop Scheffers, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Vietnam, to discuss cooperation potential in the field of science and technology, promote development cooperation programmes and renovate science and technology between VAST and the Netherlands’ BE-Basic.
Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) is a regional forum established in 1993 to promote cooperation among Asian-Pacific countries in the field of space, contributing to promoting the development of space programmes in each country.
On November 28th and 29th 2013, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and the Institute of Research for Development of the Republic of France (IRD) coordinated to organize a symposium on marine sciences in the northern port city of Hai Phong.
Under the direction of the Prime Minister and the help of the Vietnam Embassy in Austria, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) presided over and coordinated with relevant agencies (including the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Justice) to carry out negotiations to join the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). At the 83rd Council meeting at Laxenburg, Austria, IIASA held an official ceremony to welcome Vietnam as the 21st member.
- VAST president receives delegation from China’s Ministry for Land and Resources
- VAST president receives French Ambassador to Vietnam
- Delegation of Laos Ministry of Science and Technology visits Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
- Space technology cooperation prospects between Vietnam and Japan
- 30 years of scientific cooperation between Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology and the National Centre for Scientific Research
- Prospect for cooperation on space science and technology between Vietnam and France