Educational cooperation projects

The Vietnam Programme facilitates various educational cooperation projects between Vietnam and Norway. The Master Programme is one of the core projects in this field.

The Vietnam Programme supports the Master Program in Human Rights Law at Vietnam National University (VNU). Photo: Solveig M. Igesund/NCHR.

In November 2011, the Vietnam National University, VNU in Hanoi launched its Master of Laws on Human Rights, the first ever of its kind in Vietnam.

In cooperation with the Vietnam Programme and the Faculty of Law at the University of Oslo, the School of Law at VNU developed at two year postgraduate programme with the aim of strengthening knowledge and capacity on international human rights in Vietnam.

Featuring lectures from both Vietnamese and international scholars, participating students are offered a thorough insight into the international human rights system.

The curriculum focuses on human rights theory, international law and practice including a close examination of international covenants and treaties, monitoring mechanisms and the preconditions under which rights function at international, regional and national levels. Students are also exposed to practical human rights work on a national and regional level.

For more information, see VNU website.

Published June 19, 2012 11:21 AM - Last modified Nov. 28, 2014 8:52 AM