UN marks International Day of Vesak World

UN marks International Day of Vesak

A celebration was held in New York on May 20 to observe the International Day of Vesak, which falls on the full moon of the fourth lunar month or May 21 this year, dedicated to Lord Buddha.
ASEAN praises UN role in development Politics

ASEAN praises UN role in development

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) appreciates the United Nations’ role in and support for development activities in countries across the world, said the association’s representative.
Vietnamese Ambassador urges continued UN reform Politics

Vietnamese Ambassador urges continued UN reform

The United Nations should transform itself and continue to play a central role in addressing global challenges, including wars and conflicts, nuclear weapon disarmament, climate change, and terrorism.