Geographical Region
South East Asia
Viet Nam
Years of Fellowship
Fields of Specialization
Ocean Governance
About / Bio
Mr. Nguyen Manh Dong is the Head of Territorial and Border Affairs Section of the Department of International Law and Treaties, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam. He holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree from the Faculty of Law, Hanoi National University (1994). In 1996, he started working for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Legal Expert,
principally assisting senior colleagues to prepare for, and attend, bilateral negotiations on maritime boundaries between Viet Nam and its neighboring countries. From 2000-2003, Mr. Nguyen was posted at the Embassy of Viet Nam in the Republic of Indonesia where he served as
Head of the Consular Section. He returned to Viet Nam in 2003 to resumed his work within the Department of International Law and Treaties. His current duties as Head include taking part in resolving the territorial and border issues between Viet Nam and the relevant countries, including the delimitation of maritime boundaries, law of the sea issues, as well as to provide legal advice on draft laws and regulations relating the implementation of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea and other related Conventions.

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