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The scientific seminars: "Green growth - New research opportunities"

12 Oct 2016
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU delivered a speech at the seminar

Climate change, resource depletion, environmental pollution are hot issues that affect the economic development of all countries in the world. As a result, every country towards sustainable development including green growth which is built on the basis of sustainable development. Therefor, on October 12rd, 2016, Foreign Trade University organized a scientific seminars: "Green growth - New research opportunities"

There were the presence of: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thu Thuy - Vice President of FTU, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ho Thuy Ngoc - Dean of Faculty of International Education, Mr. Vu Trung Kien - Director of Centre for Support of Combating Climate Change, teachers of FTU.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan gave an opening remarks and introduced about the green growth. Green growth means fostering economic growth and development while preventing environmental degradation, loss of biodiversity and natural resource use in an unsustainable manner. Along with the development of society, the research on green growth is an urgent matter and a major task for the researchers. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan expect the studies on this issue will increasingly grow in both quantity and quality, contributing to the overall development of society.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ho Thuy Ngoc had the presentation on basic issue: research gaps. The presentation gave the causes, consequences and research fields which were performed abroad . At the same time, it is given the research situation in the context of Vietnam. Thereby giving the gap in the research including quotas in specific areas such as aviation, institutional, green credit.... It also made solutions for each subject: the government, businesses, banks and individual...

Together with the presentation of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ho Thuy Ngoc, we were also heard a presentation by Mr. Vu Trung Kien - Director of Centre for Support of Combating Climate Change. He was known as one of the leading activists in climate change, sustainable development and green growth in Vietnam. He updated on low-carbon economy - the development trend in the world today and hot topics that need to research.

In addtion, the group discussion has proposed some studies that FTU could participate, such as:

- Carbon Trading.
- Climate Bonds.
- International Carbon Markets.
- Green Accounting Standards and Report on the Sustainable Development of Enterprises. 

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ho Thuy Ngoc - Dean of Faculty of International Education gave a speech at the seminar

 The seminar overview

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Foreign Trade University, or FTU, is a university established in 1960, located in Hanoi, Vietnam. FTU is among the most well-known universities in Vietnam, covering a wide range of business courses among which are finance, management, and marketing. The annual admissions test to the university is the most competitive in Vietnam. Students from FTU are recognized as being active and well-qualified.