Academic Partnerships and Public Advocacy

Lecture Tour by Dr. Giao Vu Cong

Dr. Giao Vu CongGiao Vu CongVice  Director – Institute  of  Public
 Policy  and  Law,  Vietnam  National
 University,  Hanoi28  Nov  –  2  Dec
 2016Dr.  Giao  shared  knowledge  about
 corruption,  transparency   and  freedom  of
 expression  to  students  of  Law  Faculty
 from   University  Surabaya,  Airlangga  University
 and   Muhammadiyah  University  of  Surabaya.
 Dr.  Giao  also  shared   his  knowledge
 about  the  relation  between  human  rights,
  corruption  and  good  governance  from
 international  and   domestic  (Vietnam)  point
 of  view.    Beyond  Lectures,  Dr.  Giao  had
 the  opportunity  to  meet  with   staffs
 of  Judicial  Commission  of  East  Java
 Province   Representatives.He also met  head  of
 Ombudsman  East  Java  Province  
Representatives.As  Vietnam  does  not  have  an
 Ombudsman   yet,  Dr.  Giao  had  a
 special  interest  in  meeting  with  the
  Ombudsman  to  gather  information  to
 discuss  the  creation  of   a  similar
 body  in  Vietnam.Dr.  Giao  was  also
 able  to  meet  up  with  university  
administrators  to  discuss  best  practices  in
 building  and   running  a  university,
 especially  school/faculty  of  law  and  
human  rights  research  institute  within
 university.The  next   step  in  co-­‐operation
 is  signing  a  MOU  with  the
 University  of   Surabaya,  the  University
 of  Airlangga  and  the  University  of  
Muhammadiyah  with  Vietnam  National  University
 to  further   co-­‐operation.

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