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August 2016: 7th University Scholars Leadership Symposium in Hanoi

07 March 2016

From 1 to 7 August 2016 the Humanitarian Affairs United Kingdom in cooperation with Ministry of Education and Training Vietnam, will host the 7th University Scholars Leadership Symposium in Hanoi.

The 21st century is marked by rise of globalization, digital revolution, advances in Life Sciences, economic growth, third world consumerism and deepening concern over terrorism. These rapid developments pose many challenges to the next generation of leaders. With all the critical global concerns and issues, the University Scholars Leadership Symposium is specially designed to provide the next generation of leaders with a vision of how to distinguish themselves as future leaders of the 21st century.

Past UN Speakers included the Assistant Secretary-General and all the UN Resident Co-coordinators of the host country. For this year’s Symposium, Ms. Pratibha Mehta, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative will deliver the Keynote Address.

More information can be find is on the website of the symposium

Last modified:03 November 2017 12.10 p.m.

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