Academic Partnerships and Public Advocacy

Teaching Collaboration

28 August – 6 September
2017Vietnam/CambodiaIn the first of its kind, the Academic Partnerships and
Public Advocacy (APPA) committee supported a teaching collaboration between
the Faculty of Law and
Public Affairs
, Paññāsāstra University of
(FLPA- PUC) and  School
of Law, Vietnam National University
(SL-VNU), Hanoi.Teaching CollaborationProf. Phallack Kong, Ph.D. from
FLPA-PUC and Lect. Huong Ngo, Ph.D. from SL-VNU collaborated on teaching two
courses titled – “Human Rights in Southeast Asia” and “Human
Rights in ASEAN” at the two universities.Dr. Kong taught  three
classes – ASEAN Human Rights Mechanisms, Protecting Human Rights in ASEAN,
and Business and Human Rights in ASEAN at SL- VNU. He also delivered a
seminar titled  Mediation in Company -Community Conflict.
The seminar covered non-judicial grievance mechanism under
Pillar 3 of UN Guiding Principles of Business and Human Rights

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Ngo taught three classes – Human Rights and Development, Environment and Human
Rights, and Children’s Rights at FLPA- PUC. She also delivered a seminar
titled Labor Rights in Vietnam.Resources included the
Rights in Southeast Asia vol.1
and Human
Rights in Southeast Asia vol. 2
Outcomes include: The first ever
human rights specific course taught at FLPA-PUC for students pursuing Master
in Law; A common curriculum addressing Human rights in ASEAN/SE Asia taught
at the two universities; building a network of academics to undertake
teaching human rights in Southeast Asia.

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