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Faculty, Governance, cooperation and law

The brutal governance lessons of 2020

The brutal governance lessons of 2020

COVID-19 has offered some tough but useful lessons about governance. Many wealthy countries did not manage the crisis as well as anticipated, whereas many poorer, populous, and vulnerable countries exceeded expectations. The difference raises important questions not just about public health management but also about the state of governance in […]

by × 04 January 2021 ×

Governance, cooperation and law, Guest author

Protests against TPP in Wellington, New Zealand. Source: Wikimedia

Vietnam: The first arrival of the TPP?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is a regional free trade agreement aimed at eliminating tariffs and lowering non-tariff barriers that is being negotiated by 12 countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The countries include Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam. TPP […]

by × 21 January 2016 ×

Guest author, Health, welfare and well-being

Gender transformation in Vietnam: from offence to legal right

Gender transformation in Vietnam: from offence to legal right

On November 24, 2015, the National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam passed a new Civil Code which allows Gender Transformation in Vietnam. This Code, which consists of 27 chapters and 689 articles, will take effect from January 1st , 2017. Like in other countries around the world, homosexual behavior and transgender […]

by × 01 December 2015 ×