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Vietnam

Research Center for Human and Citizen’s Rights

Law Faculty of Vietnam National University (VNU - Hanoi)

Abstract

The Law Faculty of the Vietnam National University (VNU – Hanoi), founded in 1976, established the Research Center for Human and Citizen’s Rights in 2007. The Dean of the Faculty decided to found the Center in order to focus on human rights research and education. The Center aims to popularize legal norms on rights and enhance the knowledge of students and members of the community on human and citizens' rights.  

The Research Centre works on these following areas:

1) Legal Information – collection of legal data (in Vietnamese and English), maintenance of a law library and an online legal resource, and provision of legal counsel on rights-related issues

2) Research – research on human and citizens' rights, and capacity-building on rights-related issues for scholars and lawyers

3) Education - drafting curriculums and teaching of human rights in universities (graduate and post-graduate levels); popularizing legal norms on rights and enhancing the knowledge on human and citizens' rights of the students and members of the community

4) Cooperation - liaising between national and international researchers, educators, researchers, educational institutions and universities on human rights study.

Publication

The Centre has produced around 30 books including textbooks, references, compilations of materials...on human rights. All of these books are in Vietnamese, among them:

Q & A on Human Rights (published in 2010, 2011 and 2012)

Textbook on Human Rights (published in 2009 and 2011)

• Compilation of International Instruments on Human Rights (2010)

• Human Rights Reader: Selection of Historical Material (2010)

Contact

Research Center for Human & Citizen's Rights (CHR)

Law Faculty of Vietnam National University (VNU - Hanoi)

Address: E1 Building,144, Xuan Thuy Rd. Cau Giay, Hanoi, VIETNAM

Tel: (844) 7547913

Fax: (844) 7547913

E-mail: ttquyenconnguoi@gmail.com

http://www.vnu.edu.vn/eng/?C2247/N12718/page1

 

Last update

14/7/2015