French President Francois Hollande will have a state visit to Vietnam from September 5 to 7, 2016. Under the framework of the visit, President Hollande will have a speech at VNU about common future of France and Vietnam.

The 5th International Conference on Vietnam Studies (ICVNS2016) hosted by Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU) will be held in Hanoi from December 15 to December 18, 2016 with the theme “Sustainable Development in the Context of Global Change”.

On October 25, 2016, VNU President Nguyễn Kim Sơn welcomed and had a working session with Special advisor to the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance Tsutomu Takebe.