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Bureau for Science Technology and International Cooperation

Manager: Vu Thanh Tam

Telephone: (+84)04 36740492

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Functions and tasks

1. To submit to th Director programs, plans and measures to implement the provisions of State and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on science and technology, international cooperation; set up plans and methods to implement the Center’s cooperation projects with foreign countries on applications, deployment, technology transfer and capacity enhancement in the field of water resources planning and investigation.
2. To research and propose topics, scientific and technology solutions to the Center’s Director; organize and register programs, research topics, develop applications and technology about water resources protection, exploitation, use and sustainable development, prevention and fighting against water resources degradation, depletion, pollution, improve the efficiency of water resources integrated management, solutions to reduce climate change impact on water resources exploitation and use; organize and supervise the implementation of the Center’s units upon approval.

3. To lead construction and propose processes, standards, technical regulations and norms on water resource planning and investigation; inspect and guide the implementation of the Center upon publication and issuance.
4. To appraise and assess results of scientific and technology research, quality of programs, subjects, science and technology projects at the Center’s level, initiatives and inventions, developed under the jurisdiction of the Center.
5. To monitor, direct, inspect and guide the implementation of testing and science and technology applications into the Center’s tasks and projects.

6. To lead construction, and implementation water resources technology transfer and training activities.
7. To manage the Center’s science and technology; manage the publication, dissemination and exchange of science and technology materials, experience, inventions under the jurisdiction of the Center in Vietnam and abroad as prescribed by laws and by the Ministry.

8. To manage and implement the Center’s international cooperation in the field of water resources investigation and planning, develop relationships with domestic and international organizations about water resources, implement international cooperation programs and projects in the field of water resources investigation and planning as assigned by the Ministry.

9. To organize and jointly organize conferences, scientific seminars domestically and internationally.

10. To represent Council of Science - Technology Center;

11. To propose and set up contents, negotiate and sign documents on international cooperation, implement some international agreements, programs, the Center’s projects and activities of international about water resources investigations and planning as assigned by the Ministry.

12. To set up programs, plans, contents and procedures to welcome delegations in and out; coordinate with related units to organize and manage activities of foreign organizations and individuals who come to Vietnam for business, or the Center's who go overseas for business under the direction of the Center’s Director.

13. To statisticize and report regularly or irregularly the implementation of assigned tasks; guide, inspect and supervise the units’ information and reports.

14. To perform other duties as assigned by the Director.