On March 25, 2021, at its headquarter in Hanoi, NAPA held a working session with British University Vietnam (BUV) to discuss the cooperation potentials.
Attending the meeting, for the side of BUV, was Mr. Christopher David Jeffery, Chief Academic Officer; Mr. Dinh Khanh Luong, Director of Training Center; Ms. Pham Ngoc Phuong, Training Center; For the side of NAPA, was Ms. Pham Thi Quynh Hoa, Director, Department of International Cooperation; Mr. Tran Dai Hai, Deputy Director, Department of International Cooperation; Mr. Tong Dang Hung, Deputy Director, Department of Refresher Training Management and others.
Ms. Pham Thi Quynh Hoa welcomed Mr. Christopher David Jeffery and BUV staff to NAPA.
At the meeting, Mr. Christopher David Jeffery briefly introduced the history, development orientation and strengths in training of BUV and expressed his desire to cooperate with NAPA in the areas of mutual interests.
Ms. Pham Thi Quynh Hoa presented an overview of NAPA’s functions and tasks, emphasizing NAPA’s training and capacity building for Vietnamese public servants as well as public servants of Laos, India, Bangladesh and Cuba. She wishes to cooperate with BUV in postgraduate training, executive training, organizing international conferences and workshops on public administration, public governance and public policy.
Mr. Christopher David Jeffery highly appreciated NAPA’s hospitality and emphasized that this is a great opportunity for BUV to cooperate with NAPA in public servant training. He affirmed that the BUV will develop a plan for cooperation between the two sides in training Vietnamese public servants and degree training.
BUV was founded on an agreement between the British and Vietnamese governments to improve the quality of human resources for Vietnam’s socio-economic development, to provide international standard training programs in Vietnam. The university’s faculties are 100% foreigners and its training courses are conducted mainly in English.