The kick-off meeting for the project "European Union Fishing Law - Experience for Vietnamese Law on Fishing at Sea" funded by the 11th Joint Committee between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and Wallonie-Brussels.
On December 13-14, 2021, the 11th Session of the Standing Joint Committee established under the Cooperation Agreement signed on September 26, 2002 between the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the French-Speaking Community of Belgium, the Walloon Region and the French Community Committee of the Brussels Capital Region (COCOF) was held in Hanoi to adopt the Bilateral Cooperation Program. section 2022 – 2024.
The bilateral cooperation program between Vietnam and Wallonia-Brussels continues its momentum. The virtual meeting is held in Hanoi and in Brussels with the honorary presence of the Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment (MPI), Tran Quoc Phuong, and Pascale Delcomminette, director general of the Wallonia-Brussels Diplomatic Service, Mr. Pham Hoang Mai, Director general of the Department of External Economics - Ministry of Planning and Investment and Mr. Nicolas Dervaux, Representative of the Government of Wallonie-Bruxelles and the Wallonia Region of Belgium in Vietnam, were authorized to sign the Minutes of the Agreement.
The cooperation program for the period of 2022-2024, consisting of two priority orientations: Training - Development of high-quality human resources and Applied Research - Industrial Development, has approved 27 cooperation projects. In particular, the project on Supporting the consolidation of Vietnam's legal system in sustainable sea fishing in the list 3.2 of the University of Economics and Law, VNU-HCM in cooperation with the University of Liège has been approved by the Joint Committee with a total funding of 94,250 Euros implemented in 03 years. The goal of the project is to help fishermen better understand the law of marine fishing, exploit fishery resources in a sustainable way, and move towards removing the yellow card for Vietnam's seafood industry.
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