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    Mr. Nguyen is currently the National Project Coordinator for the Viet Nam Office of the United Nations Inter-agency Project on Counter Human Trafficking. He serves as the Secretariat to the Coordinated Mekong Ministerial Initiative on Human Trafficking (COMMIT), engages with various government ministries, UN agencies, NGOs, and other stake holders to implement counter trafficking interventions, and manages the counter-trafficking network. Prior to that, he served as a practitioner, designer, and activist in child safety, child protection, and children’s rights. Mr. Nguyen received his undergraduate degrees in English and Sociology from the Viet Nam National University. He then went on to obtain a Master’s in Social Administration from the School of Social Work and Social Policy, the University of Queensland in Australia. During his Humphrey year, Mr. Nguyen wishes to improve his leadership and management skills and to expand his knowledge of anti-trafficking efforts, including good practices to address labor trafficking and forced labor. Ultimately, he hopes to duplicate and expand these practices to end labor trafficking and forced labor in Viet Nam.