HE Dr Hang Chuon Naron
Minister of Education, Youth and Sport of the Kingdom of Cambodia
HE Dr Hang Chuon Naron advocates lifelong learning policies. He has advanced perspectives on education development such as supporting the development of science, especially in IT and computer science. Dr Hang regularly engages with external institutions, including UNESCO, SEAMEO, World Bank, and ADB. He works with all stakeholders to achieve Cambodia’s Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4) Education 2030. Dr Hang attended the School of International Relations and International Law, Ukraine in 1982 after graduating from the Institute of Technology of Cambodia. In 2004, he completed the executive programmes in the National School of Administration (France), and joined the JF Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 2008. From 2010 to 2012, Dr Hang completed his second master’s degree in International and Comparative Law. He has a decade-long diplomatic career serving Cambodia in numerous posts and has represented Cambodia for many years on the international stage. He was appointed as the Deputy Secretary General (SG) and then the Secretary General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance in 2001 and 2004.