Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh speaks at the event (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Home Affairs announced the establishment of the Vietnam international law association as a socio-occupational organisation in Hanoi on September 17.

Speaking at the event, Politburo member and Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh said the establishment of the association is in line with the Party, State and Government’s policy, serves national development, and meet the demand of generations of Vietnamese who study and practise international law in Vietnam.

He suggested the association create a forum for foreign law enforcement experts and managers, and work with other legal organisations such as the Vietnam Lawyers Association and the Vietnam Bar Federation to contribute to building the rule-of-law State, improve judicial reform, and make national law conformable to international commitments.

He expressed his belief that the association will make significant contributions to the national defence and development as well as the development of the international law community.

The executive board of the Vietnam international law association in 2016-2019 tenure includes 21 members.

It will focus on studying and popularising international law, supporting the Government’s standpoints at international forums, and cooperating with other organisations and businesses in legal issues, dispute settlement, and global integration.-VNA