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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 announce our 8th South China Sea International  Conference: “Cooperation  for  Regional Security and Development” on November 13-15, 2016 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 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , no later than October 30th, 2016, for logistic arrangement.

 

Click here for the Booklet

Click here for registration form

 

 

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