ASEAN bolsters cooperation in human rights World

ASEAN bolsters cooperation in human rights

A high-level dialogue on human rights in ASEAN to assess the decade-long operation of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) was held in Jakarta, Indonesia on May 9.
Seminar talks human rights promotion Society

Seminar talks human rights promotion

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document in the history of human rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948, remains relevant today, heard a seminar in Hanoi on December 14.
Symposium held to mark 70th World Human Rights Day Society

Symposium held to mark 70th World Human Rights Day

After more than 30 years of renewal, Vietnam has made various efforts and gained achievements acknowledged by the international community in protecting and promoting human rights, heard a symposium held in Hoa Binh province on December 6 to mark 70th World Human Rights Day (December 10).
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.
Freedom of speech and legal framework Society

Freedom of speech and legal framework

The Vietnamese Government’s recently issued decree on the management, supply and use of Internet services and online information reflects its unceasing efforts to better its legal system, just as many other governments in the world do during the country’s development.
Society

Right to freedom of speech is inseparable from citizen’s right

Some foreign organisations have recently made false allegations against Vietnam on issues related to civil and political rights by restricting freedom of speech and Internet use in the country. But the truth is out there. A commentary by the Voice of Vietnam (VOV).
Politics

FM delivers speech on human rights

Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh delivered a speech affirming the Vietnamese Government’s consistent policy of ensuring human rights at the High-level Segment of the 22nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, on February 25.