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The eighth National Congress of Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations

On December 24th and 25th, 2020, the 8th National Congress of the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations for the 2020-2025 term was held in Hanoi.

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Leaders of the Party and the State attending the CongressThe theme of congress "Promoting the unity and creativity of the scientific and technological intellectual workforce, innovating to improve the quality of activities and strongly develop Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations for building and protecting the nation."

In his opening speech at the Congress, Mr. Dang Vu Minh, President of Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations of the 7th term stated that over the past five years, VUSTA has implemented Resolution No. 27-NQ/TW of the Party Central Committee (10th term) on “Building the intellectual workforce in the period of industrialization and modernization of the country" and Directive No. 42-CT/TW of the Politburo (10th term) on “Continuing to renew and improve the quality and efficiency of Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations's activities in the period of industrialization and modernization of the country," the Strategy for the Development of VUSTA by 2020, and the Resolution of the 7th National Congress (2015-2020). VUSTA has made important progress and achieved many results in various aspects: consulting, criticism and social appraisal; scientific research and technology development; environmental protection; education and training; information and knowledge dissemination; community development and poverty reduction; motivating people to participate in creative scientific and technological activities and honoring intellectuals; international and domestic cooperation. Particularly, the consultancy, criticism, and social appraisal activities of VUSTA have played an increasingly important role in reflecting the honest and objective opinions of the scientific and technological intellectual workforce and making positive contributions to the Party and State's policy-making and the country's socio-economic development programs.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a speech at the Congress

At the congress, Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, member of the Political Bureau and Prime Minister, attended and delivered directives. The Prime Minister expressed profound expectations and great confidence in intellectuals, the Vietnamese scientists. He emphasized that never before has the topic of science and technology been comprehensively mentioned as it has been in recent years, from smart agriculture to the fourth industrial revolution; especially the digital transformation process is taking place deeply and widely in many fields, in many countries, and Vietnam is determined not to miss the this opportunity and not to be left behind.

The Prime Minister evaluated that the Vietnamese intellectuals have been and are increasingly maturing, innovating both in quantity and quality, with confidence and increasing ability to integrate into regional and global playgrounds. At the same time, the Prime Minister expressed confidence in Vietnam's clear path in the future. The path to escape the middle-income trap, the path to become a prosperous country and a strong nation by 2045 can only be the path of knowledge and intelligence, science and technology, continuous innovation and creativity without stopping.

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The delegates attending the Congress performed a flag-raising ceremony.

The political report at the congress affirmed that since its establishment in 1983, VUSTA has always affirmed its important position and role as a gathering organization and a platform to promote the creativity of Vietnamese intellectuals, both domestically and internationally. This has significantly contributed to the development of the national scientific and technological potential, socio-economic development, and national defense and security. VUSTA has grown stronger with 152 member associations, gathering millions of members, and its activities have become increasingly diverse in number and form. VUSTA has been awarded the Ho Chi Minh Medal, Independence Medal, and many other prestigious awards.

In the period from 2015 to 2020, VUSTA has made progress in terms of scale, quality, and effectiveness of activities, developing a system from the central level to provinces and cities, creating a good environment for unity among intellectuals in science and technology, nurturing patriotism, political consciousness, and citizenship responsibility in organizational activities. It has become a reliable source of knowledge for the Party and State in advising on major issues related to guidelines, policies, and strategies, proactively promoting social consultation, criticism, and evaluation, contributing to strengthening scientific evidence for large-scale programs, projects, and initiatives.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc congrated the Presidium of the 2020-2025 term

The 8th National Congress of VUSTA elected 192 members to the Central Council. At the first meeting of the 8th Central Council, the delegates elected the Presidium, Inspection Committee, and Standing Committee of the 8th term. Mr. Phan Xuan Dung, Member of the Party Central Committee, member of the National Assembly's Standing Committee, and the Chairman of the Science, Technology, and Environment Department of the National Assembly, was elected as the President of VUSTA for the 8th term; and Professor Dang Vu Minh, President of VUSTA for the 7th term, was elected as the Honorary President.

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Dr. Sc Phan Xuan Dung, President of the eighth National Congress of Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations

MEMBER OF PRESIDIUM OF OF THE EIGHTH NATIONAL CONGRESS OF VIETNAM UNION OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATIONS 

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Name

Position in VUSTA

Workplace

Position

1

Phan Xuân Dũng

President

The National Assembly’s Committee on Science, Technology and Environment Department; VUSTA

Member of Central Party Committee, Member of Standing Committee of the National Assembly, Chairman of the National Assembly's Committee on Science, Technology, and Environment

2

Nguyễn Hồng Diên

Vice President

The Central Propaganda Committee

Member of Central Party Committee, Deputy Head of the Central Propaganda Committee

3

Phạm Quang Thao

Vice President

VUSTA

Vice President, Chairman of the Inspection Committee of VUSTA

4

Nguyễn Quyết Chiến

Secretary General

VUSTA

Head of the Organizational and Policy Committee

5

Nguyễn Quốc Bảo

Member

Ben Tre’s Union of Science and Technology Associations

President

6

Hoàng Thị Bình

Member

Cao Bang’s Union of Science and Technology Associations

President

7

Lê Trần Bình

Member

Vietnam Association of Biological Sciences

Chairman

8

Đặng Việt Dũng

Member

Vietnam General Construction Association

Chairman

9

Đỗ Cảnh Dương

Member

Vietnam Union of Geological Sciences

Chairman

10

Nguyễn Hoàng Giang

Member

Ministry of Science and Technology

Deputy Minister

11

Trần Đức Lai

Member

Vietnam Radio and Electronics Association

Chairman

12

Phạm Ngọc Linh

Member

The Central Propaganda Committee

Director of the Organization and Personnel Department

13

Nguyễn Phước Lộc

Member

Central Committee of Mass Mobilization 

Deputy Head of the Committee

14

Trần Danh Lợi

Member

Hanoi’s Union of Science and Technology Associations

Vice Chairman and Secretary General of Hanoi Bride and Road Association

15

Lê Công Lương

Member

VUSTA

Deputy Secretary-General and Chief of Office

16

Trần Công Phàn

Member

Vietnam Lawyers Association

Deputy Party Secretary, Vice Chairman

17

Phan Văn Phấn

Member

Lam Dong’s Union of Science and Technology Associations

Party Secretary, President

18

Nguyễn Văn Phước

Member

Hochiminh’s Union of Science and Technology Associations

Party Secretary, President

19

Đặng Văn Thanh

Member

Vietnam Auditors and Accountants Association 

Chairman

Lê Duy Tiến

Member

VUSTA

Deputy Secretary-General and Head of Science, Technology and Environment Department

20

Trương Mạnh Tiến

Member

Vietnam Environmental Economics Association

Chairman

21

Lê Xuân Thảo

Member

Vietnam Fund for Technical Creativity Support

Standing Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees

22

Nguyễn Anh Trí

Member

Vietnam Association of Hematology and Blood Transfusion 

Member of the 14th National Assembly, President of the Association

23

Võ Công Trí

Member

Da Nang’s Union of Science and Technology Associations

Party Secretary, President

24

Phạm Thị Vượng

Member

Vietnam Plant Protection Association

Chairman

25

Nguyễn Thị Xuyên

Member

Vietnam Medical Association 

Chairman

MEMBERS OF THE INSPECTION COMMITTEE OF THE EIGHTH NATIONAL CONGRESS OF VIETNAM UNION OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATIONS 

Name

Position in the Inspection Committee

Position and Workplace

1

Phạm Quang Thao

Chairman

Vice President of VUSTA

2

Nguyễn Quyết Chiến

Member

Secretary General of VUSTA

3

Nguyễn Hữu Giới

Member

Chairman of Vietnam Library Association

4

Trương Quang Hải

Member

President of Bac Giang’s Union of Science and technology Associations

5

Dương Thị Thu Hiền

Member

President of Tay Ninh’s Union of Science and technology Associations

6

Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng

Member

Chairman of Vietnam Consumer Protection Association

7

Ngô Thị Thanh Quý

Member

VUSTA’s organizational and policy Department

8

Lê Quang Thích

Member

President of Quang Ngai’s Union of Science and technology Associations

9

Lê Vân Trình

Member

President of the Vietnam Occupational Safety and Health Association.



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