Topics: Human rights

Vietnam shares experience in increasing children's access to education

Vietnam shares experience in increasing children's access to education

Education is especially important in eradicating child labour, Vietnam's representative said at the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour in Durban, South Africa, and called for strengthening cooperation for the improvement of high school education, career orientation, and vocational training.
Vietnam spotlights Buddhist philosophy on Int’l Day of Vesak Politics

Vietnam spotlights Buddhist philosophy on Int’l Day of Vesak

Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, highlighted Lord Buddha’s message on peace, compassion and harmony at a celebration held virtually on May 13 to observe the International Day of Vesak, which was dedicated to the Lord Buddha.
Vietnam striving to promote women’s economic empowerment Society

Vietnam striving to promote women’s economic empowerment

More than 150 delegates from ministries, international organisations, research institutions, business associations, enterprises, and women entrepreneurs nationwide shared experience and called for initiatives and efforts for women’s economic empowerment in Vietnam, at a conference in Hanoi on May 10.
Press network helps boost economic empowerment among ethnic women Society

Press network helps boost economic empowerment among ethnic women

The Institute for Research on Development Communication (RED), a member of the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA), on April 28 introduced a press network set up under a Canadian-funded project for the economic empowerment of ethnic women in Vietnam.
Vietnam sends military engineers to join UN missions Videos

Vietnam sends military engineers to join UN missions

Vietnam's Engineering Unit Rotation 1 and Level-2 Field Hospital Rotation 4 left Hanoi on April 27 for UN peacekeeping missions in Abyei and South Sudan. President Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the deployment ceremony held by the Ministry of National Defence.
Vietnam calls for ceasefire, dialogue to settle conflicts Politics

Vietnam calls for ceasefire, dialogue to settle conflicts

Vietnam calls on all related parties to reduce tension, apply ceasefire and resume dialogue in order to seek long-term solutions to differences while taking into account the legitimate rights and interests of relevant parties, stated Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN at the 11th emergency special session of the UN General Assembly on the Russia-Ukraine conflict on April 7.