Politics

Vietnam actively joins efforts in promoting human rights

With a view to contributing further to the joint efforts of the international community in promoting and protecting human rights across the world, Vietnam has enhanced its international cooperation and joined bilateral and multilateral forums in the field, while making every effort to ensure basic human rights are respected.
Politics

Vietnam actively contributes to protecting human rights

Together with running for a seat in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the 2014-2016 tenure, Vietnam has made numerous efforts to realise its view of human rights as a common value and aspiration of human beings as well as represent its consistent policy of respecting and ensuring human rights, and enhancing international cooperation in this field.

From achievements and experience from its comprehensive renewal process based on three pillars: economic growth, social progress and equality, and guarantee of human rights, Vietnam has made positive contributions to joint efforts by the international community to fostering and better protecting human rights in the world over the past 26 years.
Society

Vietnam’s report on ensuring human rights discussed

The Foreign Ministry and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a consultation workshop to discuss the draft national report of Vietnam under the second cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Hanoi on August 6.
Society

Vietnam increases commitment to human rights

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on July 23 launched a key project to help Vietnam improve its obligation to human rights.
Politics

Vietnam, US hold human rights dialogue

The 17th session of the Vietnam-US Human Rights Dialogue took place in Hanoi on April 12, said Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Luong Thanh Nghi on April 17 when answering a reporter’s question relating to the dialogue.
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.
Vietnam praises Cambodia’s human rights achievements Politics

Vietnam praises Cambodia’s human rights achievements

Cambodia has recorded remarkable achievements in ensuring human rights for the people in the past years, said Vu Anh Quang, Deputy Head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation and other international organisations in Geneva .
Vietnam addresses session on UNHRC review Politics

Vietnam addresses session on UNHRC review

Vietnam supports the rationale, principles and targets of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism introduced by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), reported a Vietnamese diplomat.
Vietnam promotes fundamental human rights Politics

Vietnam promotes fundamental human rights

Vietnam is disappointed with the European parliament's adoption of a resolution which contains incorrect and biased information about the situation of human rights in Vietnam.