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  • Empowerment of Women in the Public Sector in the Context of International Economic Integration

    This project will create opportunities for highly qualified women employed in Viet Nam’s public sector to undertake advanced study and research at the University of Cambridge and in collaboration with University of Cambridge scholars. The objective of the project is to help identify ways and means to empower women working in the public sector to deal with new challenges in relation to Viet Nam's deeper and broader economic integration, and prepare exceptionally talented women from Viet Nam’s public sector to take on leadership roles in all fields. The Cambridge Overseas Trust has agreed to provide over one million USD in support of this initiative to be applied to Cambridge University scholarships. Post-graduate level scholarships will be open to women in all fields, including, the natural sciences, social sciences, public administration, management and humanities, international economics and trade, and international politics. In addition to postgraduate training, the project will finance joint research projects involving

  • Support for Effective Policy Making through the Development of Scientific Evidence Based Research

    The project aims to build the capacity of VASS researchers in three areas: research management, human development research and policy advocacy. The project will also provide researchers with opportunities to practically apply these skills, in particular through the preparation of a national Human Development Report for Viet Nam. The report will improve the understanding of human development in Viet Nam and outline practical policy approaches for expanding the choices and opportunities available to all Vietnamese citizens.

  • Capacity Development for Economic Diplomacy and Business-Government Policy Dialogue

    The objective of this project is to develop the Government’s capacity to conduct economic diplomacy and to create new Government-business policy dialogue mechanisms in support of international economic integration. The project will facilitate the formation of knowledge networks in support of policy research and analysis and will also build capacity through dedicated training programmes for high level officials. The project will produce the following concrete results: (i) a master plan for economic diplomacy, bringing together the various strands of existing initiatives and plans under on strategic framework; (ii) the design of a new policy leadership programme for senior Government, Party and business leaders; (iii) practical policy research in support of economic diplomacy; (iv) training of Government officials on achieving results from economic diplomacy and on the planning, organization and implementation of Government-business policy dialogue events.

Environment, Climate Change & Disasters

Women's Empowerment

  • Empowerment of Women in the Public Sector in the Context of International Economic Integration

    This project will create opportunities for highly qualified women employed in Viet Nam’s public sector to undertake advanced study and research at the University of Cambridge and in collaboration with University of Cambridge scholars. The objective of the project is to help identify ways and means to empower women working in the public sector to deal with new challenges in relation to Viet Nam's deeper and broader economic integration, and prepare exceptionally talented women from Viet Nam’s public sector to take on leadership roles in all fields.

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