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Independent experts nominated by country party

Van duyen Nguyen

First name
Van duyen
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
Climate change and adaptation
UN languages spoken


Geographical Focus
Job function
Regional Resource Mobilization
Telephone number
+84 35521848/0903249524
Work experience
1.Regional Resource Mobilisation Expert for the Global Mechanism of UNCCD to support Vietnam to develop integrated financial strategy for combating desertification in Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan province (team leader) (2009-2011)_x000D_
2.Supporting formulation and implementation of National and Local Agenda 21 (2004-2008)_x000D_
3.Local consultant for development of roadmap for implementing MARD macro management institutional vision for 2020. Facilitating and report writing for the working group on key functional organisation and working methods of MARD, including roadmap for 2010-2020. (Sida- MARD Cooperation Programme) (2009)_x000D_
4.Senior Programme Officer at UNDP Hanoi (2003-2004) and Swiss Development Cooperation (2005-2008) in charge of environment management and sustainable development_x000D_
5.Deputy facility manager of the Vietnam - Australia Capacity Building for Effective Governance (CEG) Facility (AusAID) strengthening governance, promoting private sector development and international economic integration for sustained and equitable economic growth thus enhancing poverty alleviation) (2005)_x000D_
6.Manager of the governance programme supporting capacity building and legal reform at the Court, the Prosecution and Parliament of Vietnam. (1997-2000, and 2001-2003).
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
LLM (Distinction), Environmental Law, Sydney University Law School, Australia, 2001_x000D_
LLB, Law School, Hanoi National University, Vietnam (deferred), 1997-1999_x000D_
Postgraduate Diploma in Metallurgy (Distinction) Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia, 1995_x000D_
Bachelor of Engineering in Metallurgy (Distinction), Hanoi University of Technology.1991
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Impacts of Chemical war to desertification in Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan (in Vietnamese), Toxicology Magazine, MONRE, Vietnam, 2010 _x000D_
2. Nonita T. Yap , Markus Eggenberger , Nguyen van Duyen and Gerry Glazier_x000D_
Chapter 1: The Challenge of introducing cleaner production in small-scale enterprises: the case of Van Chang Craft Village Vietnam (in Proceedings: Sustainable Consumption and Production: Opportunities and Threats, 23-25 November 2006, Wuppertal, Germany. Launch conference of the Sustainable Consumption Research Exchange (SCORE!) Network, supported by the EU’s 6th Framework Programme_x000D_
3. “The Inadequacy of Environmental Protection Mechanisms in the Mekong River Basin Agreement”. vol. 6, issues 3 & 4, pp 349-376 (2001). Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law London _x000D_
4. Education for Sustainable Development in Environment Education Newsletter (in Vietnamese) 2003 _x000D_
5. Maria Patidario, Nguyen Van Duyen and Dao Minh Chau , Linking City Development Study and Strategic Environment Assessment Paper presented at 27th annual conference of the International Association of Impact Assessment, Seoul, South Korea
Other activities
1.Founder and administrator of Vietnam Environment Network since 2006 with 200 members who are leading experts in environment and sustainable development fields
Organisation name
Consultant National sur les problemes de la protection de l'ozone
Organisation street address
#2 to 27 cum 5, Ha Dinh, Thanh Xuan
Organisation city
Organisation country
Viet Nam