SEAMEO RETRAC Holds Governing Board Meeting and Commemorates 15th Founding Anniversary

Sunday, 22 August 2021 |




The activities were attended by the chair and members of the Governing Board of SEAMEO RETRAC who are high-level officials from SEAMEO Member Countries; other high-level officials from the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam; representatives from sister SEAMEO centers such as RECSAM and VOTECH; representatives of diplomatic missions based in Ho Chi Minh City; foreign partner institutions, local partners, the media, and directorate and staff of SEAMEO RETRAC. Dr Witaya Jeradechakul, Director of SEAMEO Secretariat attended both events as ex-officio member of the SEAMEO RETRAC Governing Board.

Dr Do Huy Thinh, Centre Director, presented the accomplishment of the Centre for the past 15 years. An equally important part of the Governing Board Meeting was the roundtable discussion on the theme œEducational Leadership and Management Training for Trainers .

To mark the occasion, H E Prof Dr Pham Vu Luan, Minister of Education and Training, Vietnam, presented the Vietnam ™s Prime Minister ™s Order of Labor Level 3 to SEAMEO RETRAC and to Dr Do Huy Thinh. In addition to the recognition, H E Madame Ton Sa Im, Undersecretary, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, Cambodia, presented the Medal of Royal Order of Monisaraphonto Cambodia; while H E Mr Lytou Bouapao, Vice Minister of Education and Sports, Lao PDR presented the Certificate of Appreciation to SEAMEO RETRAC to mark the contributions of the Centre in human resource development in Vietnam and the region.

Other awards were presented to some members of the Governing Board for their contributions to the development of the Centre, and the strengthening of cooperation and partnership between Vietnam and their respective countries.

Members of the Governing Board of SEAMEO RETRAC in a group photo with the SEAMEO Council President, SEAMEO Secretariat Director, SEAMEO RETRAC Centre Director, and other high-level officials of MOET Vietnam.


H E Prof Dr Pham Vu Luan, Minister of Education and Training, Vietnam, presents recognitions to SEAMEO RETRAC and the members of the Governing Board.


Sharing and discussions during the Governing Board Meeting and Roundtable Discussion.