HM&P’s Lawyers Participated In The 12th Vietnam-france Decentralized Cooperation Conference Of The Year 2023 In Ha Noi

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    HM&P’s Lawyers Participated In The 12th Vietnam-france Decentralized Cooperation Conference Of The Year 2023 In Ha Noi
    Posted on: 26/05/2023

    From the 13th -15th of April 2023, with the support of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, the Vietnamese Embassy in France, the French Embassy in Viet Nam, the French Localities Association, the city of Ha Noi held the 12th Vietnam-France Decentralized Cooperation. It took place in celebration occasion of the two countries’ 50 years of diplomatic relations and 10 years of French – Vietnamese Strategic Partnership in 2023. This monumental event had the participation of Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang, Ha Noi First Secretary Dinh Tien Dung, Chairman of People’s Committee Tran Sy Thanh and around 1000 representatives from more than 60 localities of the two countries, including, Chairmen, Deputy Chairmen of People’s Committee, Directors of various representative departments from provinces, enterprises, organizations, and experts from a variety of fields.

    The opening ceremonythe of the 12th Vietnam-France Decentralization Conference (sources:

    Mr. Nguyen Van Phuc, Managing Partner of HM&P and Mr. Nguyen Nhat Duong, Associate of HM&P had the honor of representing HM&P in becoming one of the official representatives from Viet Nam joining in this conference.

    Mr. Nguyen Van Phuc attended the Conference


    Mr. Nguyen Nhat Duong at the Conference

    This conference was a chance for the two countries’ localities to meet, exchange and accelerate cooperation in many different fields, including in the economy, culture, education, urban areas, and the environment. The Conference consisted of various activities and important events, such as seminars, direct discourse between the localities’ delegators, products and service exhibitions, with a variety of other cultural activities and fascinating entertainment.

    In the seminars, representatives of HM&P had the opportunity to listen to the two countries’ delegators presenting important subjects, such as Sustainable Urban Areas; The Environment, Water, and Water Treatment; Culture, Heritage, and Tourism; Smart City and Digitalization… HM&P’s representatives also participated in discourse and Q&A sessions with other representatives to exchange opinions regarding the matters above.

    This conference marked a monumental leap forward in building the strategic partnership between Viet Nam and France, accelerating economic relations and investment between the two countries’ municipalities, pushing for cooperation in economic and scientific research field while creating a chance for the municipalities to exchange experience and learn from each other.

    The delegates at the Conference (sources:


    HM&P's Lawyers attend the Vietnam - France Business Forum


    Officials visit the photo exhibition at Melia Hotel in Hanoi (sources:


    The signing ceremony of cooperation agreement between Vietnam - France (sources:

    Aside from this conference, HM&P’s lawyers also met new partners, checked up on our old clients, and expanded our relationship with the potential market. In addition, our lawyers spent time exchanging with municipal leaders about opportunities, preferences, and investment attraction policies of each province and city for foreign investors.

    HM&P hopes that the cooperation between municipalities will continue expanding and growing in the future, contributing to the building of an economic and cultural community that is strong and long-lasting between Viet Nam and France. HM&P believes with the support of the State, the Government, Ha Noi Municipal Government and various departments in accelerating cooperation and promoting investment, with experience from many years of aiding foreign investment activities in Viet Nam, HM&P can become a crucial link for French investors in particular and other foreign investors, in general, to put trust in their investment in Viet Nam in the foreseeable future.

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