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Proceedings of the Blue Solutions Viet Nam National Inception Workshop

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Publication Type: 
Only Available Online

The national inception workshops in participating countries including Vietnam are follow-on activities to the regional kick-off meeting for the preparation phase of the International Climate Initiative/ International Maritime Organization/Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (IKI/IMO/PEMSEA) Project on Reducing Maritime Transport Emissions in East and Southeast Countries (Blue Solutions Project)  that was conducted on June 18, 2021 to initiate the country-specific discussions on the preparation of the full proposal for the aforementioned project.

The national inception workshop for Vietnam was held virtually on August 19 and 20, 2021 and jointly organized by the Vietnam Maritime Administration (VINAMARINE), which serves as the National Focal Agency for the Project, the IMO and PEMSEA. 

The 1.5-day national inception workshop was organized to:

  • Introduce the scope, objectives and components, including timeline and implementing arrangements for the national project preparation;
  • Understand the principal targets and challenges to greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction in the maritime sector in Vietnam; 
  • Discuss the identification of a national GHG reduction pilot demonstration project in Vietnam; and 
  • Delve into the national assessment of GHG emissions in the maritime sector in Vietnam.

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