Health ministry partners with eight NGOs in improving rehabilitative services Health

Health ministry partners with eight NGOs in improving rehabilitative services

The Ministry of Heath’s Department of Medical Services Administration (MSA) will partner with eight local and international Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs) in rehabilitation to improve life quality of people with disabilities in Vietnam, as part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in Hanoi on June 2.
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.