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 Indonesia to campaign for UNHRC membership

World

Indonesia to campaign for UNHRC membership

Indonesia will actively campaign for membership at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) during its 40th session, scheduled to take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from February 25-28.

Vietnam attends IPU-UN parliamentary hearing

Politics

Vietnam attends IPU-UN parliamentary hearing

Head of the NA’s Committee for External Relations Nguyen Van Giau is leading a Vietnamese delegation to attend the 2019 Parliamentary Hearing – Emerging Challenges to Multilateralism between the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the UN, which opened on February 21 at the UN Headquarters.

Vietnam – important partner of Argentina: President Macri

Politics

Vietnam – important partner of Argentina: President Macri

Argentine President Mauricio Macri has affirmed that Vietnam is an important partner of Argentina and his ongoing visit to the Southeast Asian country aims to consolidate bilateral relations and seek more cooperation opportunities to bring benefits to the people of both nations.

Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights

Politics

Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights

Vietnam regards the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) as an obligation of a responsible member of the United Nations (UN) as well as an opportunity to introduce the country’s consistent policies, efforts and achievements in protecting human rights, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung.

Deputy PM directs religious work for 2019

Society

Deputy PM directs religious work for 2019

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has requested holding regular dialogues with religious organisations to acquire their feedback and promptly deal with lawsuits, especially those regarding land, in line with the Party guidelines and State law.

APPF-27 wraps up, adopting Siem Reap joint declaration

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APPF-27 wraps up, adopting Siem Reap joint declaration

The 27th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-27) wrapped up in Siem Reap ancient city, Cambodia on January 16 and its chair, President of the Cambodian National Assembly Samdech Heng Samrin, declared it a success.

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.

Vietnam pays heed to legal aid for the poor

Society

Vietnam pays heed to legal aid for the poor

The Vietnamese Government has made great efforts in completing the legal system and organizing law enforcement to provide the best conditions for the poor and vulnerable groups to engage in political, socio-economic and cultural activities.