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Competent National Authority
Record information and status
Record ID
41472
Status
Published
Date of creation
2007-11-01 15:00 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2019-02-27 03:43 UTC (tunguyen1003@gmail.com)
Date of publication
2019-02-27 03:43 UTC (tunguyen1003@gmail.com)

General information
Country
  • Viet Nam
Name of the Competent National Authority
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)
Coordinates
Coordinates
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)
No. 10 Ton That Thuyet street, Nam Tu Liem district
Ha Noi
Viet Nam
Phone:+84 243-7956868 (ext 3117)
Fax:+84 243-8223189
Email:tunguyen.bca@gmail.com
Url:Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment,Vietnam BCH
Regulatory function
Administrative functions
  • Capacity Building
  • Competent National Authorities and National Focal Points
  • Confidential Information
  • Contained use
  • Handling, transport, packaging and identification
  • Illegal transboundary movements
  • Information Sharing
  • Intentional introduction into the environment (AIA)
  • Liability and redress
  • Public awareness and participation
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Simplified Procedure
  • Socio-economic considerations
  • Transboundary movement (import/export)
  • Transit
  • Unintentional transboundary movements and emergency measures
Detailed description of the regulatory functions
MONRE is responsible for:
- The issuance of biosafety certificate: stipulates the order, procedure of issuance and revocation of Biosafety Certificate; specifically stipulates functions, tasks and activity mechanism of National Biosafety Committee who are responsible for advising the MONRE on the aprraisal result of risk assessment reports of GMOs. The National Biosafety Committee consists of at least nine (09) members, includes representatives from the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the MOST, the MARD, the MONRE, the Ministry of Health and experts. Decisison in forming the National Biosafety Committee; regulate the form of Biosafety certificate; Issuance of the Biosafety certificate, Inform to the organization, individual whose biosafety certificate is subject to revoke and inform to mass media; Establish the List of GMO that have been already granted Biosafety certificate and publish the List on MONRE's biosafety website.
- The preservation, packaging and transport of GMO: Specific regulation on  the preservation, packaging and transportation of GMO and its product which has not yet received the biosafety certificate, certificate of GMO that can be used as food and feed.
- The management of GMO information and data: alignment of the database management on GMO; Maintenance of the biosafety website; Provide detailed guidance on the exchange and provision of GMO information;
- The inspection and examination: organize the interdisciplinary, un-scheduled  inspection on the implementation the GMO risk management.
Types of LMOs under its jurisdiction
  • All types of organisms
Additional contact information
Contact person
Dr. Vinh Thanh Nguyen
Deputy Director
Biodiversity Conservation Agency (BCA), Vietnam Environmental Administration (VEA)
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)
No.10 Ton That Thuyet street, Nam Tu Liem district
Hanoi
Viet Nam
Phone:+84 2437956868 (ext 3117)
Email:ntvinhtk16@yahoo.com
Url:VIETNAM ENVIRONMENT ADMINISTRATION (VEA)
Ms. Cuc Dang Thu Nguyen
Official
Biodiversity Conservation Agency (BCA), Vietnam Environmental Administration (VEA)
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)
No.10 Ton That Thuyet street, Nam Tu Liem district
Hanoi
Viet Nam
Phone:+84 2437956868 (ext 3117)
Email:cucnguyen.bca@gmail.com
Url:VIETNAM ENVIRONMENT ADMINISTRATION (VEA)
Mr. Tu Nguyen Ba
Official
Biodiversity Conservation Agency (BCA), Vietnam Environmental Administration (VEA)
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)
No.10 Ton That Thuyet street, Nam Tu Liem district
Hanoi
Viet Nam
Phone:+84 24 37956868 (ext 3117)
Email:tunguyen.bca@gmail.com
Url:VIETNAM ENVIRONMENT ADMINISTRATION (VEA)
Additional Information
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