Vietnam actively contributes to UNHRC’s 37th session

26/03/2018 16:24

The Vietnamese delegation has actively contributed ideas to various draft resolutions and co-sponsored six resolutions of the 37th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), which wrapped up in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 23 after one month of working.

UN allocates US$ 4 million for emergency disaster response in Viet Nam

28/11/2017 14:38

Following the devastating impact of Typhoon Damrey in Viet Nam, the United Nations (UN) has approved an additional allocation of US$ 4.21 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to provide life-saving assistance to 150,000 people, including 46,973 children, in six affected provinces.

UNESCO selects France's Azoulay as new chief

14/10/2017 12:26

The United Nations’ cultural agency selected former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay as its new chief on Friday, handing her the keys to revive UNESCO’s fortunes after the United States pulled out.

In first speech at U.N., Trump to single out North Korea, Iran

19/09/2017 20:01

U.S. President Donald Trump will urge United Nations member states on Tuesday to turn up the pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, using his maiden speech to the world body to address what he considers the top global challenge.

ISIS uses water as weapon in Mosul fight

01/12/2016 08:18

At least half a million people caught in the crossfire inside the Iraqi city of Mosul now have no access to running water, the United Nations told CNN on Wednesday.