Public lecture on “Legal regime of overlapping areas and Maritime Delimitation”

Recent years witness the increasing attention to the law of the sea by states and public audience, both international and national. Sponsored by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Viet Nam, the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam is very honoured to have Professor Alex Oude Elferink, Director of the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS), Utrecht University (the Netherlands) to give a public lecture on “Legal regime of overlapping areas and Maritime Delimitation”.

Time: 9:00 - 11:00 Monday, 16th January 2017

Venue:  Hall A, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, 69 Chua Lang str., Dong Da, Hanoi

Language: English (no available interpretation)

The lecture will cover an overview on legal regime of overlapping areas and maritime delimitation under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and in practice, with speacial reference to some current disputed areas in the region. It will also provide a precious oppurtunity for govermental officers, scholars and public audience in Vietnam to discuss contemporary issues of shared interest in the region. Professor Alex Oude Elferink has published a number of academic works in maritime delimitation, continental shelf and polar regime. He also has written on the South China Sea issues. He has been invited to be legal adviser for states in several cases before international courts or tribunals.

Application requirements (Reamey 2016)

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS (REAMEY 2016)

I. APPLICATION  ELIGIBILITY

Applicants who can satisfy all of the THREE following criteria can apply:

1. Students from the 2nd to 4th year (including K40, K41, K42, LT04) at the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam

2. Students who have achieved high academic results, especially in English

- Students of English faculty:  GPA  >= 7.0, English grade >= 7.0

- Students of the other faculties:  GPA  >= 7.0, English grade >= 7.5

3. Students who have NOT received any financial supports or scholarships from the Academy in the academic year 2015 – 2016

4. Preference given to students with financial difficulties (family’s financial difficulties)

II. APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

1. Raymond Reamey scholarship application form (can be downloaded from the DAV’s website)

2. Certified transcript of latest GPA and English grade (of the academic year 2015-2016) (provided by Department of Academic Affairs)

III. APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND TIMELINE

Round 1: Submit your application form following the instruction below:

-       Submission date:  December 22nd and December 23rd

-       8.00 am – 11.00 a.m; 1.30 p.m – 4.30 p.m   (December 22nd)

-       8.00 am – 11.00 a.m, 1.30 p.m – 4.30 p.m  (December 23rd)

-       Venue: 402B (5th floor building)

-       Contact person: Thầy Trung Dũng (Mob: 096.237.6016; email: dtdung0612mofa@gmail.com)

Round 2: Scholarship Interview schedule will soon be announced (tentatively scheduled in late December 2016)

* Note: Only applicants who pass the first round will be contacted for a scholarship interview via email.

IV. SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Applicants who pass the final round will receive 3,000,000 VND and a certificate of merit. 

Note: The Reamey scholarship 2016 is also posted on the website at http://www.dav.edu.vn/en/

Raymond Scholarship Form

Announcement for the 8th South China Sea International Conference

The Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV), Foundation for East Sea Studies (FESS) and the Vietnam Lawyers’ Association (VLA) are pleased to host the 7th South China Sea International Conference: “Cooperation for Regional Security and Development” on 23-24 November 2015 in Nha Trang city, Viet Nam.

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Objectives: This 8th Gathering  aims  to  provide  participants a  special opportunity to assess the current situation in the South China Sea from an interdisciplinary perspective  and  to  consider  and  to  discuss measures to  maintain  peace  and  stability  in  the area and to promote cooperation. Please see the attached tentative agenda for details.

 

Participants: As our previous conferences on the South China Sea, this year we invite a world-class group of approximately 30 experts to make presentations, and will invite about 200-250 senior officials, business executives, experts, academics and diplomats to participate in the discussion


Registration Fee: USD 200

 

Participants should be responsible for his/her own travel and accommodation expenses. The registration fee covers charges of welcome reception, lunch and conference materials.

 

Registration information: Please fill out the registration form attached to this announcement if you are interested in participating in the conference, and then email the filled-out form back to our contact person, Ms. Quach Huyen, tel. (844) 38344540 ext.3134, (84) 977696269, fax. (844) 38343543, email quachthihuyen129@gmail.comno later than October 30th, 2016, for logistic arrangement.

Click here for the Booklet of Conference (including Programme, List of international and local participants, Bio of role players and Executive summaries of papers)

Announcement for the 7th South China Sea International Conference

The Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV), Foundation for East Sea Studies (FESS) and the Vietnam Lawyers’ Association (VLA) are pleased to host the 7th South China Sea International Conference: “Cooperation for Regional Security and Development” on 23-24 November 2015 in Vung Tau city, Viet Nam.

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As did our previous conferences on the South China Sea, this year we invite a world-class group of approximately 30 experts to make presentations, and will invite about 200-250 senior officials, business executives, experts, academics and diplomats to participate in the discussion.

This 7th Gathering aims to provide participants a special opportunity to assess the current situation in the South China Sea from an interdisciplinary perspective and to consider and to discuss measures to maintain peace and stability in the area and to promote cooperation. To that end, this 7th Conference will comprise sessions as follows:

  • Developments in the World and Its Implications for the South China Sea
  • Developments in and around the South China Sea
  • Major Powers Interactions in the South China Sea
  • International Law
  • The Way forward
  • Simulation: Settlement, Delimitation and Joint Developments in the South China Sea

Click here for Conference Booklet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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