The free trade negotiations were officially concluded in Brussels in December 2015. The signing has yet to take place for the free trade agreement to enter into force. The legal review of the negotiated text is under way and is accompanied by a translation into the Vietnamese language and the official languages of the EU. The European Commission will then present a proposal for approval of the agreement to EU heads of state and government to the Council of Ministers. After the green light from the Heads of State and Government, the free trade agreement will be sent to the European Parliament (EP) to launch the ratification procedure. Currently, the text is expected to be sent to the EP for approval in the second half of 2018. This agreement will enable EU exporters and investors to access a fast-growing market of 90 million people and consolidate their presence in one of the world`s most dynamic regions. Cooperation in relevant international organizations, such as a habitat and the World Urban Forum, through joint research programmes and workshops and seminars on the exchange of information and experiences in urban planning and development, including urban planning, urban planning, rural development and the development of technical infrastructure. 1. The parties agree to promote cooperation in education and training, which respects its diversity in order to strengthen mutual understanding, and agree to raise awareness in the EU and Vietnam about educational opportunities. 3.
Existing agreements in certain areas of cooperation within the scope of this agreement are considered to be part of the overall bilateral relations governed by this agreement and part of a common institutional framework. rejection of the agreement, which is not sanctioned by the Vienna Convention; or two. The parties strengthen cooperation and exchange of information on legislation, implementation, certification, inspection and monitoring of spS in trade between the parties under the WTO agreement on health and plant health measures, the International Plant Health Agreement (IPPC), the International Office of Epizooties (OIE) and CODEX Alimentarius. The parties` development cooperation strategies include establishing cooperation in the fight against the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their means of delivery; Combating the illicit trade in small arms in all its aspects; The remnants of war; promote the tourism industry, including tour operators and travel agencies of both parties, in order to develop bilateral cooperation, including training. 1. For each area of dialogue and cooperation under this agreement, the parties agree to conduct related activities either at the bilateral or regional level or through a combination of the two frameworks, based on issues duly highlighted in the context of bilateral cooperation. In choosing the appropriate framework, the parties will endeavour to maximise the impact of all stakeholders and to involve them more, making the best use of available resources, taking into account the political and institutional feasibility and ensuring consistency with other EU and ASEAN activities. Cooperation may include support for ASEAN integration and community building. implement joint research projects, technical assistance and cooperation on standards, technical regulations and compliance assessment procedures in selected industrial areas, as agreed upon. cooperation and exchange of experiences and best practices in the introduction of information technology throughout society and public administration; Once the agreement is ratified, cooperation should receive funding from the state budget, EU funds and other private sector sources.