Vietnam Academy Of Social Sciences

Building and operating a tectonic government: Practice in Vietnam and international experience


On October 17 - October 18, 2019, at the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences under the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (the Academy), the annual International Science Conference held Sustainable Development. Central Vietnam with the theme "Building and operating a constructive government: Practices in Vietnam and international experience". The seminar was co-sponsored by the Academy, Vietnam National Science and Technology Development Fund (NAFOSTED) and Coca Cola Vietnam.

Prof. Nguyen Quang Thuan, President of Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences delivered an opening speech at the Workshop

Attending the seminar, on the side of the Academy: Prof. Nguyen Quang Thuan, Secretary of the Party Committee, President of the Academy; Prof. Pham Van Duc, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee, Vice President of the Academy, Director of the Academy of Social Sciences; From the guests' delegates, there were: Mr. Vo Cong Tri, Permanent Deputy Secretary, Da Nang City Party Committee; delegates, scientists from Hanoi University of Home Affairs; Political Academy Region III; Da Nang University of Economics; Da Nang University of Education; Danang Institute for Socio-Economic Development; Danang School of Politics; Center for Social Sciences and Humanities Research in Nghe An province; Representative of Management Board: Nghe An Department of Science and Technology; Quang Tri Department of Science and Technology; Department of Science and Technology of Thua Thien Hue; Quang Nam Department of Science and Technology; Ninh Thuan Department of Planning and Investment ... together with delegates, scientists, teachers, managers from schools and research institutes throughout the country; international delegates from: Institute of Peace and Unity Research, Seoul National University; KDI Institute of Public Policy and Management, Korea; Jindal Magazine on International Affairs, OP Jindal Global University, India; Hankyong National University, Korea; Seoul National University, Korea; Research Institute for Innovative Technology for Earth (RITE), Japan; Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan; University of Hong Kong and Indiana University.

Opening speech at the Conference, Prof.Dr. Nguyen Quang Thuan, President of the Academy warmly welcomed the attendance of the delegates; emphasizing the importance of building and operating a constructive government in the context of national sustainable development, especially with the development of the Central region. The President of the Academy desires that the Workshop will clarify theoretical issues, based on the association with the development practices of the Central region to come up with solutions to operate and build a constructive government in current context.

Delegates take souvenir photos at the workshop

The seminar received more than 100 articles, including 12 articles from international scholars, scientists discussed together the following main contents: (1). General theoretical issues on the tectonic government, the contents and characteristics of tectonic government in the current context; (2). Lessons learned in the process of building and operating development tectonic government models in a number of countries around the world; (3). Practices and policy recommendations to build and operate successfully a tectonic government model in Vietnam in the current context. 

Accordingly, with 06 sessions, the presentations of domestic and foreign scholars have clarified the common theoretical issues; giving evidence of success and failure in building and operating tectonic government models to draw valuable lessons for Vietnam. In-depth discussion on public administration capacity, accountability, development linkage, human resource management, administrative reform, institutional development, investment and business environment creation, etc. central government to local level.

Thereby, it can be seen: The tectonic government, the tectonic state in the world from Europe to Asia, also have opinions that it appears in Asia; For Vietnam, the theoretical issues about the government created as a unique product of Vietnam are recommended by scientists to continue clarifying on the basis of practical overview to clarify the justification. Proof of problem accurately and logically. On the other hand, scholars also focused on the interpretation of the role of creating governments both at central and local levels in specific areas, emphasizing the role of local governments in management and environmental development. business schools of small and medium enterprises, environmental issues and climate change; entrepreneurship, the impact of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 ...

National and international delegates visit the World Cultural Heritage site: Hoi An Ancient Town

Through the lessons of experience of India, Japan, Korea, China, ... scholars have analyzed in depth: fiscal policy; financial reform; private economic development; support for small and medium enterprises; control issues of power; protect consumer rights; institutions and FDI attraction; provincial governance issues; reducing greenhouse gas emissions and assessing environmental impacts, ... under very specific approaches.

Glad at the results, on behalf of the Organization Board, Assoc. Ho Viet Hanh, Director of the Central Region Regional Research Institute, highly appreciated the discussion and discussion at the Workshop and said that this was the first in-depth professional scientific conference in the central region of Vietnam. on the topic of constructing and operating a constructive government. The seminar has become a useful scientific forum for international and domestic scientists to discuss in-depth academic issues, theory of tectonic government model, construction and operating experience. tectonic construction in the world and the creative application to Vietnam. These are important theoretical bases for the Central Region Research Institute to continue successfully implementing new research projects, as an opportunity for central, local and central managers to share their experiences. in building and operating the government to create levels in many different fields for the sustainable development of the Central region in particular and the whole country in general in the coming period.

On this occasion, the Associate Professor and Director of the Central Region Research Institute also expressed his thanks to the sponsors and the Hoi An Cultural Heritage Conservation Management Center for supporting the visit. In Hoi An for members attending the Workshop./.

Pham Vinh Ha 

(Source Academy of Social Sciences)



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