Senior Adviser, Human Rights and Gender Equality, Institute for Population, Family and Children Studies (IPFCS)
Vu Ngoc Binh has been a leading expert on human rights and gender for several decades now, in government institutions, United Nations agencies, and international NGOs in Viet Nam. He has over 30 years of academic and practical experience which include leading, researching, teaching, training, supervising and consulting, with his wide range of expertise. He has published extensively on related issues, and one of his key books is Boat People in Viet Nam – Resettlement or Repatriation? published in Hanoi in 1997. From a human rights and gender perspective, Vu Ngoc Binh has provided substantive advisory and technical inputs to the National Assembly and government ministries in Viet Nam on development or amendment of related laws and policies focusing on migration, labour migration, refugees, etc. and their guidelines for implementation. He has also provided training on human rights and rights-based approach to programming to parliamentarians in their legislative and oversight processes, government officials, policy makers, social workers, journalists, researchers, community leaders, prosecutors, judges, NGOs, university students, bilateral donors, and UN agencies for application in their daily operation related to their subject areas, focusing on vulnerable and excluded groups of population, including children, women, ethnic minorities, migrant workers, refugees, people with disabilities, prisoners, etc. At present, he is Senior Adviser in the Institute for the Population, Family and Children Studies (IPFCS) which is a national research institution affiliated to the Viet Nam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.
Vu Ngoc Binh is a member of the Asia-Pacific research group of the Kaldor Centre Emerging Scholars Network.
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