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.
International Cooperative Activities
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.
On October 14th 2013, Prof. Chau Van Minh, president of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), received a delegation from China’s Ministry for Land and Resources led by its Deputy Minister Wang Min.
On July 24th, 2013, Prof. Chau Van Minh, president of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) received Jean-Noël Poirier, French Ambassador to Vietnam.
On August 23rd, a delegation of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, led by Prof. Dr. Boviengkham Vongdara, Minister of Science and Technology and president of the Lao National Academy of Science (LNAS), paid a working visit to the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST).
- 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
- VAST President receives delegation from Institute of Research for Development (IRD – France)
- New progress in cooperation between Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology and the Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Science
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration visits Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology