Vice Minister Cao met with Dr. Takeuchi Kazuhiko, Vice Rector of the United Nations University and signed the MOU between MOST and UNU. The MOU outlines the priority areas for cooperation:
I. Global change, environment and sustainability.
II. Biotechnology, including technology related to agriculture and health.
III. Energy (new energy and renewable energy in particular) and natural resources (including water resources).
IV. Information technology, including e-governance.