President hosts newly-accredited ambassadors Politics

President hosts newly-accredited ambassadors

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 19 hosted separate receptions in Hanoi for Ambassadors of the Netherlands, Hungary, Australia and Luxembourg as they came to present their credentials.
Communication project aims to enhance public awareness of human rights Society

Communication project aims to enhance public awareness of human rights

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has signed a decision approving a project to strengthen communications on human rights in Vietnam in the 2023-2028 period, with an aim to enhance public awareness and knowledge of human rights and give people inside and outside the country a better insight of Vietnam’s policies, efforts and achievements in protecting and promoting human rights in the country.
Vietnam’s National Day marked in Geneva Politics

Vietnam’s National Day marked in Geneva

The Permanent Delegation of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and other international organisations in Geneva held a ceremony on September 14 marking the 77th anniversary of National Day of Vietnam and the 45th anniversary of Vietnam’s entry to the UN.
Vietnam attends opening of UN Human Rights Council’s 51st session Politics

Vietnam attends opening of UN Human Rights Council’s 51st session

Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), the World Trade Organisation and other international organisations in Geneva, attended the opening ceremony of the 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on September 12 (local time).
Communities asked to uphold human rights, dissuade anti-state activities Society

Communities asked to uphold human rights, dissuade anti-state activities

Deputy Minister of Public Security Lieutenant General Le Quoc Hung, who is standing deputy head of the Government’s Human Rights Steering Committee, urged human rights steering committees in communities to review and evaluate shortcomings in the field to supplement and fine tune the legal system and policies ensuring and promoting human rights.
ASEAN working to promote human rights ASEAN

ASEAN working to promote human rights

A Vietnamese delegation led by Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son attended a dialogue between ASEAN FMs and representatives of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) in Cambodia on August 2.
Vietnam effectively contributes to dialogue, cooperation within UNHRC Politics

Vietnam effectively contributes to dialogue, cooperation within UNHRC

It is necessary for the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to have members that have shown and are ready to act as a bridge for cooperation and dialogue like Vietnam, especially in the context of complicated developments in the world, and differences between countries and groups of nations, said President of the UNHRC Federico Villegas.
Vietnam shares efforts on human rights Politics

Vietnam shares efforts on human rights

Vietnam took part in several activities held at the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 28 to share its efforts, achievements and commitment to human rights in responding to climate change, preserving national identity, and ensuring the freedom of religion and belief.