Ms. NGUYEN THI THANH HA
Vietnam Society of International Law
Mrs. NGUYEN THI THANH HA is currently Vice Secretary-General of the Vietnam Society of International Law, a non-governmental organization comprised of Vietnamese researchers and practitioners in different fields of international law. In 2015, she retired from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs where she served for 35 years in its Department of International Law and Treaties. She was appointed General Director of the Department of International Law and Treaties in 2012 and accredited with the Ambassador Rank in 2013. She was nominated by the Government of Viet Nam to be a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration from 2013 to 2018. In 2020, she is nominated by Viet Nam to be included in the list of conciliators drawn up and maintained by the UN Sec-Gen under article 2 of Annex V of the UNCLOS.