Vietnam urges parties in Central Africa to respect peace agreement World

Vietnam urges parties in Central Africa to respect peace agreement

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnam mission to the UN, has appreciated the Central African Republic’s efforts to ensure national stability and create an environment conducive to the organisation of elections, despite increasing violence and escalating tensions.
COVID-19 pandemic leaves 400 million jobs lost in Q2: ILO World

COVID-19 pandemic leaves 400 million jobs lost in Q2: ILO

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused turmoil in the labour market, with massive job and income losses in the first half of 2020 and the recovery in the second half will be uncertain and incomplete, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has warned.
Vietnam share experience in building peacekeeping partnerships Politics

Vietnam share experience in building peacekeeping partnerships

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the UN shared Vietnam’s experience in promoting collaboration with partners to support the deployment of level-2 field hospitals in South Sudan at a discussion on enhancing the efficiency of UN peacekeeping in New York on December 6.
Vietnam, EU step up defence - security ties Politics

Vietnam, EU step up defence - security ties

Measures to boost security – defence cooperation between Vietnam and the European Union (EU) were discussed at the their first ever security – defence dialogue recently held in Brussels, Belgium.
Vietnam active in UN peacekeeping mission Videos

Vietnam active in UN peacekeeping mission

Vietnam has so far sent 30 officers and a field hospital, to participate in the UN’s peacekeeping force. In the future, the country will send more officers, another field hospital to join the mission.
Singapore detects first case of rare monkeypox World

Singapore detects first case of rare monkeypox

Singaporean Ministry of Health (MOH) announced on May 9 that it has detected the first case of monkeypox, with the patient identified as a 38-year-old Nigerian who arrived in Singapore in late last month.
Deputy Defence Minister receives UNDP representative Politics

Deputy Defence Minister receives UNDP representative

Deputy Minister of Defence Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh hosted a reception for Kamal Malhotra, Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative to Vietnam, in Hanoi on November 15.
Vietnam actively contributes to UNHRC’s 39th session Politics

Vietnam actively contributes to UNHRC’s 39th session

Vietnamese Ambassador Duong Chi Dung stressed the need for the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to continue fostering constructive cooperation and dialogue when attending the UNHRC’s 39th session which closed in Geneva on September 28.