Vietnam, Thailand cooperate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Thursday - 31/08/2017 08:17
On August 29, Nguyen Van Tue, Director of Climate Change Department and. Prasertsuk Chamornmarn, Executive Director of Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment - Kingdom of Thailand) signed Memorandum of cooperation in Hanoi. This is the foundation for promoting bilateral cooperation in the area of greenhouse gas emission reduction.
Vietnam, Thailand cooperate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

At the ceremony, leaders of two units agreed increasing cooperation and direct communication between agencies, organizations and officials in mutually accepted fields.

According to the Memorandum of Understanding, the two sides will cooperate on the issues: exchange of experts (lecturers, speakers) in seminars, training programs in the field of greenhouse gas inventory, reporting and verifying greenhouse gas emissions mitigation, climate finance, and mitigation mechanisms.

Representatives of the two agencies participating in the signing ceremony

The two sides will also exchange and share research and documentation on the specific greenhouse gas emission factor between the two countries, as well as tools and models for greenhouse gas inventory and measures to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.

The two agencies will co-host conferences, seminars, training programs; jointly compile publications on greenhouse gas inventory; monitor, report and verify greenhouse gas emissions mitigation activities. Public relations activities such as enhancing the implementation of newsletters and events on the websites of the two parties and distributing the materials to the stakeholders.

The memorandum of cooperation will be effective for 2 years from the date of signing, after which it may be renewed. Financial issues will be discussed further depending on the financial capacity of each Party.

Author: Khánh Ly

Source: monre.gov.vn

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