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VACI2016: Thank You For Being Part Of Our Best VACI To Date!
Written by Administrator    Friday, 31 October 2014 09:39    PDF Print E-mail



VACI2016-Thank You For Being Part of Our Best VACI To Date!

The 5th Int. Symposium and Exhibition of Vietnam Water Cooperation Initiative (VACI 2016), held on 3th-5th October 2016, saw US$ 500 million in total value for the announcements on planned water projects, tenders, investment and MOUs. VACI2016 featured “Managing trans-boundary waters: From policy to practice”. The event attracted some 1,500 participants from 25 countries spanning the governmental, international organizations, universities, research institutes and companies for discussion, exchange and networking.

Here's a glimpse into the happenings over the span of VACI2016: 

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VACI2016 starting with a special show of Vietnam traditional music - Exploring the culture and people of Vietnam

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Vietnam Deputy Minister of MONRE, Mr. Chu P. N. Hien, graced the Opening Ceremony on 3 October 2016

Pauline Eizema, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of The Netherlands gave opening remark 

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Vice-Chairman Danang People’s Committee- Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Tuan graced the Opening Ceremony of VACI-INEX on 4 Oct

H.E. Craig Chittick, Australian Ambassador gave opening remark at VACI-INEX on 4 Oct

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An engaging session at exhibition to improve trans-boundary water management and politics

 Experts throughout the world gathering to share and co-create new water solutions

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Int. Training Courses on practical oriented topics were conducted for young water profesionals in Vietnam and the region. 

Congratulation to young scientists for their best poster, paper, and presentation awards

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Various side-events (i.e. water photo exhibition, water saving commit, etc.) to engage public and raise awareness

Congratulation to the Water Youth winner on their innovative community engagement solutions

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More than 100 posters and presentations on various topics regarding transboudary water issues were featured.

Three most honored partners (BGR, CAE, and WCI) who contributed to the success of VACI since 2012

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High-level panel discussion to identify solutions addressing trans-boundary water issues and foster water cooperation

High-level panel discussion on urban water innovations  toward building  livable cities.

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Water experts from some 25 countries gathered and shared the latest technologies in the water sector and identified solutions to global water issues

The media coverage on current water issues has played a very important role in delivering and gaining public attention and support for addressing water challenges The VACI 2016 has attracted hundred of mass media agencies’ attention in Vietnam and all over the world. Its program was also broadcasted on a number of the leading television broadcasters of Vietnam such as VTV1, VOV, VTC 10, ANQP, HanoiTV among others. 
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The soft version of VACI2016's Proceedings, publications and presentations now are ready for downloading at "Resources" of VACI homepage.

Thank you for participating Vietnam wAter Cooperation Initiative 2016. We look forward to seeing you again at the next show of VACI on March 2018!

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