Dr Hao Duy Phan
Assistant Director-General (Law & Policy)
Dr Hao Duy Phan is a legal expert at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam. Hao Duy Phan was previously a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore. He has published many books and articles in the International Journal of Constitutional Law, Ocean Development & International Law, International Organizations Law Review, Asian Journal of International Law, Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation, and Contemporary Southeast Asia, among others. Hao Duy Phan earned his BA in International Law from the Institute for International Relations in Vietnam, his LLM summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame Law School, and his SJD from the American University Washington College of Law.
- Public International Law; Law of the Sea; International Dispute Settlement; ASEAN Law & Policy; Law of Treaty; International Human Rights Law; International Organizations
The Timor-Leste/Australia Conciliation: A Victory for UNCLOS and Peaceful Settlement of Disputes, co-editor with Tara Davenport and Robert Beckman (Singapore: World Scientific, 2019)
The South China Sea Arbitration: The Legal Dimension, co-editor with S Jayakumar, Tommy Koh, Robert Beckman and Tara Davenport (Cheltenham-Northampton: Edward Elgar, 2018).
Promoting Compliance: The Role of Dispute Settlement and Monitoring Mechanisms in ASEAN Instruments, co-author with Robert Beckman, Leonardo Bernard, Tan Hsien-Li and Ranyta Yusran (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016).
Transboundary Pollution: Evolving Issues of International Law and Policy, co-editor with S Jayakumar, Tommy Koh and Robert Beckman (Cheltenham-Northampton: Edward Elgar, 2015).
A Selective Approach to Establishing a Human Rights Mechanism in Southeast Asia: The Case for a Southeast Asian Court of Human Rights (Procedural Aspects of International Law Series, Leiden-Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2012).
The Effects of ASEAN Treaties in Domestic Legal Orders: Evidence from Vietnam, International Journal of Constitutional Law (forthcoming).
International Courts and State Compliance: An Investigation of the Law of the Sea Cases, Ocean Development & International Law (2019).
Promotional versus Protective Design: The Case of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights, International Journal of Human Rights (2019).
Interstate Compulsory Conciliation Procedures and the Maritime Boundary Dispute between Timor-Leste and Australia, Journal of International Dispute Resolution (2018), co-author with Anais Kedgley Laidlaw.
The South China Sea Arbitration: Bindingness, Finality, and Compliance with UNCLOS Dispute Settlement Decisions, 8 Asian Journal of International Law 36 (2018), co-author with Lan Ngoc Nguyen.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations: International Legal Personality and Its Treaty-Making Power, 13 International Organization Law Review 273 (2016).
The Asian Way to Settle Disputes, 1 Asia-Pacific Journal on Ocean Law and Policy 5, co-author with Tommy Koh (2016).
Institutional Design and Its Constraints: Explaining ASEAN’s Role in the Temple of Preah Vihear Dispute, 5 Asian Journal of International Law 7 (2015).
State Conduct in Disputed Maritime Areas: The Guyana v. Suriname Case, 54 Indian Journal of International Law 487 (2014).
Promoting Compliance: An Assessment of ASEAN Instruments since the ASEAN Charter, 41 Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce 379 (2014).
Procedures for Peace: Building Mechanisms for Dispute Settlement and Conflict Management within ASEAN, 20 UC Davis Journal of International Law and Policy 47 (2013).
Towards a Rules-based ASEAN: The Protocol to the ASEAN Charter on Dispute Settlement Mechanisms, 5 Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation 254 (2013).
Institutions for the Protection of Human Rights in Southeast Asia: A Survey Report, 31 Contemporary Southeast Asia 468 (2009).
Reparations to Victims of Gross Violation of Human Rights: The Case of Cambodia, 4 East Asia Law Review 277 (2009).
A Blueprint for a Southeast Asian Court of Human Rights, 10 Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal 385 (2009).
The Evolution Towards an ASEAN Human Rights Body, 9 Asia-Pacific Journal of Human Rights and the Law 1 (2008).
A Review of the Legal Framework for Human Rights Protection in Viet Nam, 8 Asia-Pacific Journal of Human Rights and the Law 20 (2007).
Air Defence Identification Zones: Implications for Freedom of Overflight and Maritime Disputes, co-author with Robert Beckman (Edward Elgar, Forthcoming)
Balancing the Rights of Coastal States and User States in the Post UNCLOS Age: Vietnam and Navigational Rights, in Gordon Houlden and Nong Hong (eds), Maritime Order and the Law in East Asia (Routlegde, 2018)
Institutional Building for Maritime Security in Southeast Asia: The Role of ASEAN, in Myron Nordquist, John Norton Moore, Robert C. Beckman and Ronan Long (eds), Freedom of Navigation and Globalization 163 (Leiden-Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2014).
Vietnam, in Business and Human Rights in ASEAN: A Baseline Study (Jakarta: Human Rights Resource Centre for ASEAN, 2013).
Australia and Timor-Leste’s Landmark Maritime Boundary Conciliation Process, The Diplomat (26 May 2018).
Book Review: Politics and Constitutions in Southeast Asia, 39 Contemporary Southeast Asia 210 (2017).
The Precedent-Setting Timor-Leste v. Australia Case, The Diplomat (29 September 2016).
Why a ruling that cannot be enforced still matters, The Straits Times (16 July 2016).
South China Sea Ruling on Dispute is No Cause for Gloom, The Straits Times (30 January 2016).
Book Review: ASEAN’s External Agreements: Law, Practice and the Quest for Collective Action, 41 Commonwealth Law Bulletin 651 (2015).
Resolving the Dispute over Pedra Branca: Lessons Learned for Viet Nam in the South China Disputes, 98 International Studies Journal 65 (2014) (in Vietnamese).
The ASEAN Inter-Governmental Commission on Human Rights and Beyond, 40 Asia-Pacific Bulletin (2009).