IPU 132 adopts Hanoi Declaration

The 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-132), which took place in Hanoi from March 28 to April 1, has adopted the Hanoi Declaration on The Sustainable Development Goals: Turning Words into Action.

The following is the full text of the declaration:

“We, parliamentarians from 133 countries and 23 international and regional parliamentary organizations, gathered in Hanoi, Vietnam, reviewed the emerging sustainable development goals and considered our role in attaining them.
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President meets IPU-132 legislators

President Truong Tan Sang hosted Chairwoman of the Lao National Assembly Pany Yathotou, Speaker of the Pakistani National Assembly Sardar Ayat Sadiq and Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament of India Sumitra Mahajan on March 30.
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Vietnam aims for deeper involvement in 2015 UN agenda

Vietnam will continue to deepen its involvement in the 2015 United Nations agenda for global peace, sustainable development, and dealing with world challenges, Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga told Vietnam News Agency in New York on January 14.

Vietnam attends UN social council meeting

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong attended an annual ministerial meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York , the US , from July 7 – 11.