Vietnam will continue to be a responsible member of the United Nations (UN) who actively joins its activities to ensure peace, stability, cooperation and development, said permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong on October 26.
In his address to the high-level of the United Nations General Assembly to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Declaration on the right to development on 22nd September, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh underlined the great efforts Vietnam were making to creat an enabling enviroment for the most vulnerable groups and ensure equal development opportunities for all Vietnamese.
First ever international conference on Vietnam’s peacekeeping operations was held in Thach That district, Hanoi, on 23 November, to help the country realize its aspiration to actively engage in peacekeeping, as part of a more active foreign policy agenda it is pursuing.
Vietnam pursues a consistent policy of respecting and ensuring full human rights in conformity with international standards and attaches importance to cooperation and dialogue on human rights.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting with chief representatives of United Nations agencies in Vietnam in Hanoi on October 24, on the United Nations Day.
PSNews – The opening ceremony of a training course for Vietnamese officials regarding the implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (commonly known as the United Nations Convention against Torture (UNCAT)) held on October 1, at the Clingendael Diplomatic Academy of the Netherlands, according to Vietnamese Embassy in the Netherlands.
Situation in Syria and peacekeeping activities were in focus of a meeting between United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the United Nations press office said on Thursday.
The Vietnamese Ambassador to the United Nations Dang Dinh Quy has written about Vietnam’s contributions to the United Nations’ forums on the occasion of the 30th Diplomatic Conference scheduled to be held in Hanoi from August 12-17.
Vietnam is among four countries in Southeast Asia selected to be the training sites for the UN peacekeeping forces, with the first training course to be held in Vietnam at the end of this year.
Vietnam, together with Bangladesh and the Philippines, will deliver a draft solution on women’s rights amidst climate change at the 38th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council that opened in Geneva, Switzerland on June 18.
The United Nations (UN) values Vietnam’s strong commitment to realising sustainable development goals (SDGs), adapting to climate change, protecting the environment and engaging more strongly in UN’s peacekeeping activities, said UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
Vietnamese Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of the Vietnam Permanent Mission to the UN, the WTO and other international organisations in Geneva, has stressed that Vietnam protests the use of force in the Gaza Strip.
The United Nations has assessed that Vietnam is one of the countries with impressive gender equality achievements.
Ngày 8-3, Cơ quan Phụ nữ Liên hợp quốc (UN Women) phối hợp với Đại sứ quán Australia và Đại sứ quán Canada tại Việt Nam đã phát động Cuộc thi Ảnh về Phụ nữ nông thôn và Phát triển bền vững. Hạn cuối đăng ký dự thi là ngày 8-6.
Tờ Guardian (Anh) đưa tin, vấn nạn quấy rối, tấn công tình dục đang diễn ra tại nhiều văn phòng làm việc của Liên hợp quốc (UN) trên khắp thế giới. Hàng chục nhân viên của UN hiện đang làm việc hoặc đã nghỉ hưu nói rằng, có một "nền văn hoá im lặng" tồn tại khi nạn nhân không muốn lên tiếng tố cáo những vụ việc vi phạm vì nhiều lý do khác nhau.
Ngày 16-1, Mỹ tuyên bố giữ lại một nửa trong số tiền viện trợ dành cho một tổ chức thuộc Liên Hợp Quốc (LHQ) nhằm trợ giúp cho người Palestine.
Newly proposed sanctions on North Korea could have a significant effect on the isolated country’s already struggling economy, analysts said ahead of an expected U.N. Security Council vote on Friday, which will hinge on support from China and Russia.
Ngày 15-12, Ngoại trưởng Mỹ Rex Tillerson kêu gọi Triều Tiên "tạm ngưng kéo dài" các vụ thử vũ khí của mình để tạo điều kiện thuận lợi cho các cuộc đàm phàn của hai nước về chương trình vũ khí của Bình Nhưỡng.
The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is universal and unified, stated Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the UN.
An international investigation into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria will end on Friday after Russia blocked for the third time in a month attempts at the United Nations to renew the inquiry, which Moscow has slammed as flawed.