Role of NGOs in safeguarding intangible cultural heritages highlighted Society

Role of NGOs in safeguarding intangible cultural heritages highlighted

The Asia-Pacific Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Non-Government Organisation (NGO) Conference, which closed in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on November 8, placed a spotlight on the important role played by NGOs in implementing sustainable community development goals through the protection of ICHs.
Vietnam urges continued reform of UN development system Politics

Vietnam urges continued reform of UN development system

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations, called for the continued reform of the UN development system based on national priorities at a debate of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly’s Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) in New York on October 22.
Significant outcomes recorded in PM Phuc’s Indonesia trip: official Politics

Significant outcomes recorded in PM Phuc’s Indonesia trip: official

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s participation in the ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – World Bank (WB) Group annual meetings in Bali, Indonesia, and his visit to the archipelago nation on October 11 and 12 reaped fruitful outcomes, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung said.
Building GMS, CLV regions of sustainable, prosperous development Politics

Building GMS, CLV regions of sustainable, prosperous development

After three effective working days in Hanoi from March 29-31, the sixth Greater Mekong Subregion Summit (GMS-6) and the 10th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Summit on Development Triangle Area (CLV-10) wrapped up successfully, demonstrating the aspiration and determination of the GMS countries in building a Mekong subregion of peace, prosperity, and sustainable development for people.
CPV leader honoured with Doctor Honoris Causa title Politics

CPV leader honoured with Doctor Honoris Causa title

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong was granted the Doctor Honoris Causa title in political science by the University of Havana (UH) to recognise his important contributions to Vietnam’s nation-building cause and practical and theoretical views he shared with Cuba at a ceremony in Havana on March 29 morning (local time).
ASEAN mangrove planting day runs in Indonesia ASEAN

ASEAN mangrove planting day runs in Indonesia

Delegations of the ASEAN member states, East Asian countries, the US, Japan, and India took part in planting mangroves within the Angke Kapuk Mangrove Ecotourism Park in Jakarta, Indonesia, on November 20.
ECOSOC adopts statement on poverty alleviation World

ECOSOC adopts statement on poverty alleviation

The ECOSOC has concluded its 2017 High-level Segment by approving a minister-level statement on commitments of participating countries to the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.