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MPS opens a training course on opportunities and challenges of 4th industrial revolution

June, 07 2019
MPS - The Office of the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on June 7 organized a training conference themed “Advancements of science and technology in the 4.0 revolution: opportunities and challenges for the Public Security Forces” for officers and soldiers of the Office and the Foreign Relations Department. Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Thanh, Deputy Minister of Public Security gave lectures at the training conference.

Deputy Minister Nguyen Van Thanh gives lectures at the training conference.


At the event, Deputy Minister Nguyen Van Thanh briefed the participants on the concept, features of the 4th industrial revolution as well as the opportunities and challenges facing the Public Security Forces.

Deputy Minister Thanh mentioned 15 major fields, particularly artificial intelligence, renewable energy, robots, 3D printing, Internet of Things, and introduced 21 future-shaping digital technology products by 2025 voiced at the World Economic Forum. He also mentioned various impacts of the 4.0 industrial revolution on social, economic, cultural, environmental fields, security and defense. He also considered that the 4.0 industrial revolution can increase immigration flows and impact on governments and people.

An overview of the training conference.


Additionally, he pointed out non-traditional security challenges that consists of 4 problems, 10 threats and 28 global risks, as well as challenges for high-quality human resources training and impacts of the 4.0 revolution on the press and media.

by Pham Hung