On February 17, 2014, PhD Trần Hậu Ngọc, Director of Vietnam Center for Science and Technology Evaluation had a working session with Professor Sin Doo Lee, President of Korea Committee for Science and Technology (S&T) Policy Evaluation within the framework of his mission to Vietnam at the invitation of the Minister of Science and Technology to share Korea’s experience on reviewing S&T policies.
Mr. Joakim Parker, Director of the United State Agency for International Development (USAID) has affirmed as above in the meeting of the Minister of Science and Technology Nguyễn Quân which took place on January 23/1/2014 in Hanoi.
On November 28, 2013, in Ha Noi PhD Lê Đình Tiến – Deputy Minister of Science and Technology (MOST) and PhD Antony Stokies – British Ambassador to Viet Nam signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Vietnam’s MOST and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on Cooperation on using Atomic Energy for peaceful purposes.
On November 26, 2013, in Hanoi, the Mixed Scientific Council of National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) and Flanders Foundation (FWO) to meet for reviewing and selecting applications for 2013. This is the first time the two Foundations to carry out the review and selection with a new methods, in which applications will be reviewed by the Scientific Council consisting of 05 Vietnamese scientists and 05 Belgian scientists.
On November 25, 2013, in Ha Noi, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) organized the Awarding ceremony of the Medal for Science and Technology to Ms. Patricia G.Oyler, Honored Professor – Doctor of Simmons University, the United States.