Vietnam, Germany bolster legal and judicial cooperation

Thứ Hai, 29/04/2024, 11:45

A delegation from the Ministry of Justice led by Deputy Minister Mai Luong Khoi recently paid a working visit to Germany within the framework of Vietnam – Germany legal and judicial cooperation under the joint statement signed in 2008.

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At the working session.

At a working session with the Federal Ministry of Justice, Khoi and Parliamentary State Secretary at the ministry Benjamin Strasser reviewed the cooperative activities between both sides’ legal and judicial partners under the cooperative programme for the 2022-2025 period.

Regarding the cooperative plan in 2024, the two ministries will jointly launch a broad array of specific and effective activities, including strengthening capacity for legal officials, judicial training and digital transformation in the field.

Strasser hailed the achievements the two sides have recorded, and said his ministry will continue coordination with the Vietnamese side to fully implement cooperative activities in 2024, and work with the German Academic Exchange Service to support high-quality human resources training at the German Law Centre established at the Hanoi University of Law.

Meanwhile, General Director of the German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation (IRZ) Alexandra Albert affirmed continued support for the Vietnamese ministry in learning international experience in relevant areas.

Deputy Minister Khoi also had a meeting with Minister of Justice of Hessen State Christian Heinz, during which the two sides consented to continue realizing their Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two ministries in November 2022.
At the event, German experts shared experience in building and carrying out the state’s e-justice programme with the Vietnamese ministry.

At a working session with vice chairman of Hessen state parliament’s legal commission Frederick Bouffier, Khoi briefed the host on the cooperative results in the legal area between Hessen and Vietnam.

Bouffier underlined the importance of legal cooperation which contributed to the cooperation between the two countries.

President of the World University Service of Germany Kambiz Ghawami proposed the two sides hold workshops to share experience of German and Hessen state in law enforcement and digital transformation in legal and judicial fields as both countries are celebrating their 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations in 2025.

During the trip, the Vietnamese Justice Ministry delegation also had working session with officials of the German Federal Chamber of Notaries (Bnotk), the Federal association of German, Mitte district court and Wiesbaden district court, the Vietnamese Embassy in Berlin and the General Consulate in Frankfurt.