Diversifying rice varieties to combat climate change

31/10/2016 16:55

The effects of this year’s severe drought on agriculture in the economically vital Mekong Delta will be felt for months, if not years, to come, say environmentalists and United Nations experts.

ASEAN Summit: UN, WB applaud regional responses to COVID-19

17/11/2020 10:13

Within the framework of the the 37th ASEAN Summit, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on November 14 chaired the 15th East Asia Summit (EAS) in virtual format. Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres and World Bank Group President David Malpass delivered important remarks at the event.  

United Nations to remain as lighthouse for multilateralism: Deputy PM

24/10/2020 19:27

The United Nations (UN) will remain as a lighthouse for multilateralism and an incubator of initiatives for global peace and development, said Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at a reception to celebrate the UN’s 75th founding anniversary in Hanoi on October 23.

Vietnam committed to promoting gender equality, women’s rights

02/10/2020 14:02

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has voiced Vietnam’s commitment to promoting gender equality and women’s rights in a message delivered to a high-level meeting of the United Nations to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women on October 1.

Int’l law body hails Vietnam’s realities

15/06/2019 19:01

Members of the International Law Commission (ILC) have hailed the realities in Vietnam and Southeast Asia at the first session of the just-concluded 71st general assembly at the United Nations office in Geneva, according to a diplomat.

At U.N. podium, Trump to tout protecting U.S. sovereignty

21/09/2018 22:16

Since U.S. President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations a year ago pushing an “America First” policy, he has quit the Iran nuclear deal, the U.N. Human Rights Council and lashed out at some of the closest allies of the United States.