BGF’s Editor-in-Chief Nguyen Anh Tuan appointed as Chair of the International Advisory Committee of the UNESCO-UCLA on Global Citizenship Education

Jul 5, 2015Event Updates

(July 5, 2015) – University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) today announced that it appointed Boston Global Forum’s Editor-in-Chief, Nguyen Anh Tuan, as the first Chair of the International Advisory Committee of the UNESCO-UCLA Chair on Global Citizenship Education. The Committee’s main responsibilities are supporting the research and development of the UNESCO-UCLA Chair.

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Photo: Mr. Tuan in a conference in Meiji University, Japan

The appointment is based upon Mr. Tuan’s work as the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Boston Global Forum as well as his vast knowledge and understanding of education and technology in Vietnam.

Mr. Tuan will work with other distinguished professors of UCLA such as Dr. Christina Christie, Dr. Patricia McDonough, Dr. Richard Desjardins, Dr. Robert Rhoads and Dr. John Rogers to promote the work of the UNESCO-UCLA Chair globally and also focuses on research and projects connected to Higher Education in Vietnam.

Nguyen Anh Tuan was the Founder and Chairman of the VietNamNet Media Group and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of VietNamNet Online Newspaper. Tuan was also the Founder and CEO of the VASC Software and Media Company and VietNet, the first Internet service provider in Vietnam. He was named on the Top 10 Most Outstanding Young Talents of Vietnam in 1996.

Mr. Tuan also has been a member of Harvard Business School Global Advisory Board since 2008.