Dr. Nguyen Thi Thuy Trang is a lecturer in international studies and the Vice Dean of the Faculty of International Studies in USSH. She earned her master degree in International Relations from Waseda University in Tokyo and holds her doctoral degree from USSH in Hanoi. Much of her work focuses on non-traditional security in Southeast Asia, international relations in the Asia-Pacific, human security, human development, environmental security and environmental migration. She has been taking part in the International Academic Fora and International Expert Committee on poverty reduction and sustainable development in Mekong Region within the collaboration framework of six countries in the Mekong Region since 2016; the Judging Committee of the Youth Innovation Competitions on Langtsang-Mekong Region’s Governance and Developmentfunded by China Government in China (2016, 2017), and Laos (2018) (which will be held in Vietnam in 2020). She was on the organizing committee for many conferences on regional security and development trends in Vietnam and Asia such as “ASEAN Community Building” which was held in Hanoi in 2015, “International cooperation for rural development in Vietnam: the linkage between policy and reality”, which was held in Hanoi in 2016, “Cross-border cooperation in water resources management – the case of Greater Mekong Sub-region”, which was held in Hanoi in 2018.