The second Australia-Vietnam Young Leadership Dialogue was held on 26–30 May 2019 in Vietnam.
Following the highly successful inaugural dialogue in 2017, Australian and Vietnamese delegates came together to discuss the theme “Beyond 2019: creating a sustainable future together”.
A comprehensive four-day program enabled delegates to have open discussions on matters relating to both countries.
Delegates heard from keynote speakers and panellists and participated in a number of interactive sessions, site visits and activities.
The themes of the dialogue included:
- Leading with courage
- Governance in a globalised world
- Diplomacy and the rising importance of soft power
- How science and innovation can maximise or threaten human potential
- Distributed by design
- An entrepreneurial approach to reducing inequality
- Perfect pitching
- Educating for the future
- Gender justice
- Environmental sustainability
- Australia and Vietnam 2030: identity, aspirations and challenges
- Delegate projects
- Your vision for 2030 and Charter.