President Shimon Peres met with Tran Anh Tuan, the deputy interior minister of
Vietnam and his delegation on Sunday to mark the graduation of senior managers
in the Vietnamese government who were in Israel participating in a unique
executive program at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya.
program was developed following the president’s visit to Vietnam in 2011, with
the purpose of strengthening the bond between the two countries through
government relations and sharing knowledge in technology and entrepreneurship
among government officials.
Vietnamese officials participated in the
three-week program at the Institute for Policy and Strategy (IPS) at the Lauder
School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy.
The courses, taught by top
experts and researchers in their fields, included among others: reforms in
public policies, online governing, Israel as a start-up nation, new and digital
media, decision-making processes in the government, and cyber security.
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