The Diplomatic Academy of Viet Nam (DAV) and the Tony Blair Institute for Global Innovation (TBI) signed a Letter of Intent for cooperation

15:27 07/12/2023

On the afternoon of November 4, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters, a signing ceremony of a Letter of Intent for cooperation between the Diplomatic Academy of Viet Nam (DAV) and the Tony Blair Institute for Global Innovation took place.

Deputy Foreign Minister Do Hung Viet and Global Managing Director Michael McNair witnessed the signing ceremony.
At the signing ceremony, Mr. Michael McNair introduced the Tony Blair Institute for Global Innovation - a prestigious consulting agency of many governments, specializing in the fields of technology and innovation policy. Currently, the Tony Blair Institute for Global Innovation has dozens of offices with more than 800 employees around the world.

Global Managing Director Michael McNair highly appreciated the achievements of the Vietnamese Government in maintaining rapid and sustainable growth over the past decade and emphasized that the Tony Blair Global Innovation Institute will have practical contributions to support Vietnam in many future fields such as digital diplomacy and economic diplomacy.

The Deputy Minister welcomed the proposed support for the DAV as stated in the Letter of Intent, as well as the enhanced support and bringing Vietnam's image to international friends as a new and practical field.  He also asked the Tony Blair Global Innovation Institute to help promote Viet Nam's image in the Middle East region, thereby contributing to further promoting Middle Eastern investment activities in Viet Nam.

The Deputy Minister believes that with a large network of offices and relationships, the Tony Blair Institute for Global Innovation can serve as an important channel to help the Ministry of Foreign Affairs properly connect with necessary partners and support the work of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Tony Blair Global Innovation Institute is a policy consulting organization founded by former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair in 2016. Tony Blair Global Innovation Institute specializes in providing strategic consulting services and policy solutions.  It specializes in knowledge in the fields of climate change, economic development and governs, ect. The Institute's customers include government leaders and international organizations.

Some of TBI’s outstanding projects include: supporting the draft of the Paris Agreement on climate change, supporting the establishment of the African Development Bank’s African Guarantee Fund, and improving education and health care in developing countries./.

Source: Thế giới & Việt Nam 
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