THE PRIME MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 47/2007/QD-TTg

Hanoi , April 06, 2007

 DECISION

APPROVING THE PLAN ON ORGANIZATION OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE KYOTO PROTOCOL UNDER THE UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE 2007-2010 PERIOD

THE PRIME MINISTER

Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;

At the proposal of the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment,

DECIDES:

Article 1.- To approve the Plan on organization of the implementation of the Kyoto Protocol under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in the 2007-2010 period with the following principal contents:

I. OBJECTIVES

1. To mobilize all resources to contribute to implementing the country's socio-economic development plan for the 2007-2010 period in a fast, sustainable and environment-friendly manner and organizing the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (hereinafter referred to as Climate Convention), the Kyoto Protocol under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (hereinafter referred to as Kyoto Protocol) and the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).

2. To make the utmost use of the rights and benefits which the Climate Convention and Kyoto Protocol grant to developing countries.

3. To attract domestic and overseas investment in CDM projects and encourage technological renewal, and take-over and application of high technology, clean technology and modern techniques.

4. To contribute to managing, exploiting and properly and efficiently using natural resources, protecting natural resources, the environment and climate, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

II. TASKS

1. To elaborate and complete the legal framework and legal documents regarding the Climate Convention, Kyoto Protocol and CDM.

2. To propagate, raise awareness, train human resources, improve organization and increase material bases for the implementation of the Climate Convention, Kyoto Protocol and CDM.

3. To enhance activities of basic surveys and scientific research in service of the implementation of the Climate Convention, Kyoto Protocol and CDM.

4. To enhance and raise the efficiency of international cooperation on the Climate Convention, Kyoto Protocol and CDM.

5. To plan and organize activities of implementing the Climate Convention, Kyoto Protocol and CDM in various sectors with a view to promoting environmental protection and socio-economic development.

III. PLAN OF ACTION

The tasks, activities, implementing agencies, coordinating agencies and implementation schedules of the plan of action for implementing the Kyoto Protocol under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in the 2007-2010 period are specified in the list promulgated together with this Decision.

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