UN conventions submitted to National Assembly for ratification Politics

UN conventions submitted to National Assembly for ratification

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhumane or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT) were submitted to the National Assembly (NA) for ratification on October 23.
Experts share models to support disabled people Society

Experts share models to support disabled people

Representatives from 35 associations for people with disabilities, as well as authorised agencies, shared their experience in developing effective models to support disabled people during a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on June 13.
World

New development agenda must be disability-inclusive

The rights of persons with disabilities must be directly addressed by the post-2015 development agenda, United Nations officials on September 23 urged a high-level meeting of the General Assembly, where world leaders pledged to work together on national and international policies that enhance and promote disability-inclusive development.
Society

Vietnam increases commitment to human rights

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on July 23 launched a key project to help Vietnam improve its obligation to human rights.