Red Cross Society hopes to present 1.5 million Tet gifts to the needy Society

Red Cross Society hopes to present 1.5 million Tet gifts to the needy

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VNRC) targets mobilising the necessary financial resources to provide at least 1.5 million gifts to poor and near-poor households, victims of Agent Orange (AO), victims of natural disasters and COVID-19 in 2020, and other vulnerable people ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
UNFPA hands over 6,903 dignity kits to local women Society

UNFPA hands over 6,903 dignity kits to local women

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) recently handed over 6,903 dignity kits to the Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VFU) in support of women and girls at risk of violence in five central provinces hit by flooding - Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Tri, Quang Ngai, Nghe An, and Thanh Hoa.
Vietnam, Indonesia back transition process in Sudan World

Vietnam, Indonesia back transition process in Sudan

Ambassador Dian Triansyah Djani, head of Indonesia’s permanent mission to the UN, affirmed Indonesia and Vietnam back the transition process in Sudan, when delivering a joint speech of the two countries at the UN Security Council briefing on Sudan situation and operations of the UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) on December 8.
Ceremony honours citizens with major contributions to community Society

Ceremony honours citizens with major contributions to community

The Party, State and people always treasure those who contribute to the community and pay heed to take care of the poor, people who rendered services to the nation, with disabilities, and were victimised by natural hazards, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on November 27.
AICHR convenes second Special Meeting this year ASEAN

AICHR convenes second Special Meeting this year

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened its second Special Meeting via video conference from November 23 to 25, the last official meeting chaired by Vietnam in its capacity as AICHR Chair 2020.
UNFPA offers support to women in central region Society

UNFPA offers support to women in central region

Over 5,700 dignity kits have been presented to female members of the Vietnam Farmers Union (VFU) in the central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh and Quang Nam which were badly affected by recent floods.
Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue held online Politics

Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue held online

The 2020 Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue was held online on November 24, under the chair of Deputy Minister of Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien and US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs (IPSA) David F. Helvey.
Canada supports disaster victims in central region Society

Canada supports disaster victims in central region

The Canadian Government has announced a humanitarian assistance package worth 700,000 CAD (533,000 USD) for residents hit by recent floods in the central region, according to the Canadian Embassy in Vietnam on November 12.
Vietnam response plan calls for 40 mln USD for central region Society

Vietnam response plan calls for 40 mln USD for central region

The United Nations Resident Coordinator and the Country Director of Save the Children on behalf of the Disaster Management Group have issued the 2020 Vietnam flood response plan to raise 40 million USD to provide assistance for 177,000 of the most vulnerable flood-affected people hard hit in the central region.