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2019 Annual Lunch

10 July 2019 The third Annual Awards Lunch will be held on 10 July at the House of Lords. The event will be an occasion to recognise some of those who have made a special contribution to the bilateral relationship. It will also be an excellent networking opportunity which, with access to the terrace of the… Read more »

UK- Vietnam Educational Investment & Cooperation Forum

The event, held at the University of London, Russell Square on 22nd January was formally opened by Sir Graeme Davies Vice Chancellor and President of London University who thanked those involved in making the event possible. The Vietnam-UK Network providing invaluable support. Minister of Education and Training, HE Mr Phung Xuan Nha gave the opening… Read more »

Friendship Order and Medals given to Honorary President, Chairman and Vice Chairman of the VN-UK Network

The President of Vietnam has conferred the Friendship Order on Ben Chapman, Honorary President of the VN-UK Network, and awarded the Friendship Medal to Warwick Morris, Executive Chairman of the VN-UK Network, Paul Smith, Executive Vice Chairman of the VN-UK Network, and Katrin Kandel, CEO of Facing the World. http://facingtheworld.net/ The Order and Medals were… Read more »

UK-Vietnam joint statement, London, 10 October 2018

The Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt agreed a joint statement with the Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister, Pham Binh Minh during his visit to the UK. As part of events to welcome the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the UK and Vietnam, His Excellency Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh paid an official… Read more »

Meeting with the People’s Aid Coordinating Committee of Vietnam

On 10 October 2018, Paul Smith, Vice Chairman, and committee member Bao Ha Pham from the Vietnam-UK Network met with a delegation from the People’s Aid Coordinating Committee of Vietnam (PACCOM). PACCOM was represented by Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Hung (Deputy General), Ms Nguyen Ha Mi (Official) and Mr. Le Van Hoang (Deputy Director of Public… Read more »

Vietnam successfully hosts APEC for the second time

A commentary on APEC 2017 provided by the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) The significance of APEC to Vietnam Vietnam’s hosting of APEC 2017 was an important opportunity to highlight the spirit and intellectual capacity of Vietnam’s diplomacy, particularly multi-lateral diplomacy in the comprehensive integration of the country. The hosting previously by Vietnam of… Read more »