Vietnam remains devoted to children Society

Vietnam remains devoted to children

Vietnam vows to ensure the rights of and positive well-being for children, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at a ceremony on September 22 in Hanoi.
UN Resident Coordinator highlights UN-IPU affiliation Politics

UN Resident Coordinator highlights UN-IPU affiliation

Dr. Pratibha Mehta, UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam, has granted an interview to the Vietnam News Agency, talking about the cooperation between the UN and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and parliaments’ role in sustainable development goals on the occasion of the upcoming 132 nd IPU Assembly.
Politics

New advisory council established for climate change committee

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) launched an Advisory Council for the National Committee on Climate Change on January 22, bringing together leading Vietnamese scientists in areas related to climate change assessment and relief and greenhouse gas emissions reduction.
Society

Vietnam ensures highest implementation of human rights

Vietnam has considered the promotion and protection of human rights an important factor to the country’s sustainable development, industrialisation and modernisation.

Through the building of its legal system and the implementation of concrete measures, the country has fulfilled its commitments to international frameworks and institutions in its capacity as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

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UN supports Vietnam in DAO initiative

The Vietnamese Government, international donors and the United Nations have reiterated their commitment to helping Vietnam retain its strong position in UN reforms.
Society

Vietnam cares for disadvantaged groups

The State of Vietnam, with its humanitarian nature, has always offered legal protection and applied preferential policies to disadvantaged groups such as the disabled, women, children, the elderly and the poor.
Society

Better access to services for people with disabilities

Disabled people of all ages living in Vietnam will enjoy better access to health and education, employment and protection services by 2015 as a result of a high-profile initiative launched recently by the United Nations (UN) in partnership with disabled people’s organisations and the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs. The Vietnam Business Forum reports.