On May 10, 2017, the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment signed the Decision No.1055/QD-BTNMT on the awarding of Prizes and Certificates to organizations, individuals and communities with excellent achievements. Accordingly, Nguyen Huu Long, a student of Faculty of Environment, class K37, University of Sciences, Hue University, was one of 15 individuals awarded.
The Vietnam Environment Award is an official award offered by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to organizations, individuals and communities that have made outstanding achievements in the cause of environmental protection.
The award is presented every two years in order to encourage environmental protection movement, contributing to sustainable socio-economic development, concurrently propagating the typical samples on environmental protection, and spreading the patriotic emulation movement in the field of environmental protection.
The Vietnam Environment Award consists of three main prizes: Organizational Award, Individual Award, and Community Award. The number of prizes does not exceed 50 ones for all three categories and is awarded on World Environment Day.
This year 2017, through two rounds of selection, the Organizing Committee has selected 50/129 records (including 34 organizations, 15 individuals and 01 community) that were awarded by the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment. The number of dossiers were received lots of prizes in the fields of production, business, service, education and training, environmental science and technology, communication, propaganda of raising awareness on environmental protection.
The closing ceremony of the Vietnam Environment Award 2017 will be held solemnly and broadcasted live on television at 8p.m on June 20, 2017, along with activities in response to World Environment Day on June 5 in Vung Tau city, Ba Ria - Vung Tau province.
Nguyen Huu Long is a prominent face among students of the Faculty of Environment in learning, movement, and especially the ability to "hunt" successfully scholarships and grants to participate in training and projects. In particular, in 2015, over 470 projects in the country with nearly 1500 students taking the test, the project "Taking SODIS to upland" by Nguyen Huu Long was highly judged, and selected into the top 6 best projects which are funded 50,000,000 VND to realize the summer volunteering.