Topics: Human rights

President meets ethnic minority delegation from Tuyen Quang Society

President meets ethnic minority delegation from Tuyen Quang

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed that the Party and State always consider ethnic affairs a strategic task in the country’s revolutionary cause, while receiving a delegation of reputable people from ethnic minority groups in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang on May 17.
ILO Director-General praises Vietnam’s efforts in elimination of child labour Society

ILO Director-General praises Vietnam’s efforts in elimination of child labour

Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Guy Ryder has lauded Vietnam’s pioneering role and efforts to eliminate child labour during an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA)'s correspondent in South Africa on the sidelines of the 5th global conference on the elimination of child labour in Durban.
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.