Addressing the event, President of Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics Nguyen Xuan Thang said he hopes for more attention and collaboration of foreign embassies, diplomatic missions, international organisations, and development agencies in Vietnam concerning international cooperation programs and projects.

Delegates at the event

He informed the guests that the academy’s international engagements were in full swing last year, covering the reception of high-ranking leaders of foreign countries; and the organization of 29 international seminars and conferences, and of forums on development and human resources training courses, among others.

According to President Nguyen Xuan Thang, the establishment has also been conducting joint projects with international partners serving the country’s training and research, with highlights including those to establish the Vietnam-Australia center, to make human rights subject part of Vietnam’s universal education system, and to launch the Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI).

On behalf of participating diplomatic delegations, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Pauline Tamesis affirmed the academy’s important role in training and fostering future leaders of Vietnam. She spoke highly of the advisory role of the academy, especially in developing a policy framework for sustainable development and leaving no one behind.

Tamesis said she wishes to continue joint worth with the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics in the time to come, notably in the organization of dialogues and knowledge exchanges on human development and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Source: VNA