Vietnam ratifies ILO convention on employment for disabled workers Society

Vietnam ratifies ILO convention on employment for disabled workers

Vietnam has made an important step in the development of its labour market by ratifying ILO Convention 159 on Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment for Disabled Persons, further proving the country’s commitment to eliminating employment discrimination against people with disabilities.
Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights Politics

Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights

Vietnam regards the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) as an obligation of a responsible member of the United Nations (UN) as well as an opportunity to introduce the country’s consistent policies, efforts and achievements in protecting human rights, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung.
Self-evaluation tools introduced to parliament Politics

Self-evaluation tools introduced to parliament

A conference was held in the central city of Da Nang on December 17 to introduce a set of tools to help parliaments self-evaluate their efficiency and share international experience in the implementation of sustainable development goals (SDG).
Vietnam undertakes UNHRC membership soundly Politics

Vietnam undertakes UNHRC membership soundly

Vietnam has been contributing to protecting and advancing the value of human rights in a direct, responsible and constructive manner during its membership of the United Nations Human Rights Council.
Vietnam active in global human rights system Society

Vietnam active in global human rights system

Vietnam is playing its increasingly active role in the global human rights system, Dennis Curry from the UN Development Programme said at a seminar on Dec. 10 in response to World Human Rights Day.
Vietnam-US joint vision statement adopted Politics

Vietnam-US joint vision statement adopted

Vietnam and the US adopted on July 7 (local time) a joint vision statement between the two countries on the occasion of the official visit to the US by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong from July 6-10 at the invitation of the US administration.

The statement recognises the positive and substantive developments in many areas of cooperation over the past 20 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, and affirms continued pursuit of a deepened, sustained, and substantive relationship on the basis of respect for the United Nations Charter, international law, and each other’s political systems.