On 26 July 2012, the Ambassador of Norway, H.E. Ståle T. Risa, and Professor Mai Trong Nhuan, President of Vietnam National University, Hanoi, signed the program agreement on environment and climate change cooperation between Norway and Vietnam.
Vietnam is one of the countries with high risk of natural disasters due to the effects of climate change
The program agreement “Capacity Building and Technology Transfer for Mitigation of Geo-hazards in Vietnam in the Context of Climate Change” is aimed to strengthen the country’s capacity for geo-disaster adaptation and mitigation.
The Program will focus on field investigations, instrumentation, numerical modeling and vulnerability assessment along with student and staff exchanges between academic institutions.