Marrakesh Treaty to help the blind Society

Marrakesh Treaty to help the blind

The lack of documents in Braille and audio books, as well as few sign language speakers limits blind people's development, according to Pham Viet Thu, President of the Vietnam Blind Association.
Forum promotes diversity and inclusion in business Business

Forum promotes diversity and inclusion in business

Business leaders, representatives of civil society, international organizations and consumers all agreed that promoting diversity and inclusion makes business sense at an event on inclusive business on October 11.
Vietnam attends UN Human Rights Council’s 41st session World

Vietnam attends UN Human Rights Council’s 41st session

Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations Office, the World Trade Organization and other international organizations attended the 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), which opened on June 24 in Geneva.
ASEAN Summit: APSC-19, ACC-23 held in Bangkok World

ASEAN Summit: APSC-19, ACC-23 held in Bangkok

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and other ASEAN ministers attended the 19th ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC-19) Council Meeting and the 23rd Meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC-23) on June 22 in Bangkok as part of the 34th ASEAN Summit.
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.
Vietnam ratifies ILO convention on employment for disabled workers Society

Vietnam ratifies ILO convention on employment for disabled workers

Vietnam has made an important step in the development of its labour market by ratifying ILO Convention 159 on Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment for Disabled Persons, further proving the country’s commitment to eliminating employment discrimination against people with disabilities.
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.
Self-evaluation tools introduced to parliament Politics

Self-evaluation tools introduced to parliament

A conference was held in the central city of Da Nang on December 17 to introduce a set of tools to help parliaments self-evaluate their efficiency and share international experience in the implementation of sustainable development goals (SDG).