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Meeting with recently returned Chevening’s scholars

         A real buzz this evening getting together with the new cohort of Chevening’s scholars who just returned home having completed their Chevening’s programmes in the UK, 2023. From wildlife conservation to teaching children with special needs, arts, new technologies, medical research, renewable energy and more, these young talents are joining the strong force… Read more »

Lunch in honour of the visit to the UK by President H.E. Mr. Vo Van Thuong, President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam on the occasion of the Coronation of King Charles III

Vietnam-UK Network leaders, past and present, were among those invited by H.E. Ambassador Long to join a special lunch in honour of the visit to the UK by President H.E. Mr. Vo Van Thuong, President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam on the occasion of the Coronation of King Charles III. UK Ministers for… Read more »

Celebrating a Decade of Partnership

To mark the 10th Anniversary of the Vietnam-UK Network in 2023, we asked some of our great friends across the Network in the UK and Vietnam to send us their personal memories of what the organisation has meant to them. I am delighted to say that we have been overwhelmed by the response and we… Read more »

Celebrating a Decade of Partnership

To mark the 10th Anniversary of the Vietnam-UK Network in 2023, we asked some of our great friends across the Network in the UK and Vietnam to send us their personal memories of what the organisation has meant to them. I am delighted to say that we have been overwhelmed by the response and we… Read more »

New Deputy Foreign Minister

” I was delighted to learn in December 2022 that Le Thi Hang Thu, Deputy Head of the Vietnam Embassy in London at the time of the VUKN’s inauguration in 2013, has been promoted to the rank of Deputy Foreign Minister. She is only the second woman to reach that level in Vietnam’s Ministry of… Read more »

Vietnam-UK Network Winter Drinks Reception

London, Tuesday 6th December 2022 Vietnam-UK Network Winter Drinks Reception   Arup’s wonderful new offices in Charlotte St played host to a seasonal gathering of members, supporters, and friends of the Network. Despite the arctic weather conditions prevalent in London at the time, and considerable competition from other events across the capital that evening, a… Read more »

COP26 President meeting with Vietnamese Minister Ha: 8 November 2022

COP26 President Alok Sharma met with Vietnam’s Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Ha at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh. From: Cabinet Office, Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, and The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP COP26 President Alok Sharma and Vietnam’s Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Ha met to discuss a potential Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP)… Read more »

Celebrating the 77th anniversary of the National Day of Viet Nam

(Photo courtesy of Vietnam News Agency) The Vietnam UK Network represented by Chair, Warwick Morris, and Vice-Chairs Bao Ha Pham and Matt Jackson, joined the celebrations held at The Mandarin Oriental London – Hyde Park on Monday 26th September.   His Excellency Nguyen Hoang Long, Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the United… Read more »

VNUK lunch with Gareth Ward

The Vietnam-UK Network held a lunch on 20 September at the Lansdowne Club in honour of Gareth Ward, who recently ended a very busy four year posting as Britain’s Ambassador to Vietnam.  Hosted by VUKN Chairman Warwick Morris and Vice-Chair Matt Jackson of KPMG, the event was mostly aimed at and attended by the Network’s… Read more »

Committee of the Vietnam- UK Network meeting

Quarterly meeting: “The Committee of the Vietnam -UK Network held its first in-person meeting in three years at the Embassy of Vietnam on 14 July 2022. The Committee listened to reports by the Embassy of the key areas of focus for the Embassy in the near future including promoting the Green Agenda (renewable energy and… Read more »