Vietnam backs adding gender issues into anti-terrorism hinh anh 1Head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the UN, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy at the meeting (Photo: VNA)

New York (VNA) – Vietnam has expressed support for all-society approach to national reconciliation and harmony, building an united society resistant to risks of extremism and terrorism.

During the Arria-formula meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in New York on July 28, head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the UN, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy said the UNSC’s resolutions recognise a need to incorporate gender issues into efforts to prevent extremism, deal with conflicts or build peace. Therefore, it is necessary to recognise women’s different roles as well as promote their leadership role in the fight against terrorism.

Vietnam backs adding gender issues into anti-terrorism hinh anh 2At the event (Photo: VNA)

According to him, the process also needs to take into account the role of men and gender bias.

He also backed countries in continuing to share experience in incorporating gender aspects into national plans and policies and promote thorough study and discussions on the issue.

Participants at the event also highlighted a need to study the issue thoroughly and promote the comprehensive approach to gender issues./.

VNA