Workshop fosters promotion of VN’s achievements in human rights. (Photo: SGGP)

Lam Dong (VNA) – A training workshop took place in Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on December 21 to help reporters from central and local news agencies in 33 southern cities and provinces improve the effectiveness of dissemination of Vietnam’s achievements in human rights.

The event was co-held by the Government’s Steering Committee for Human Rights and the Steering Committee for External Information Service.

Representatives from the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Steering Committee for Human Rights and other governmental agencies briefed participants on the Party’s policies and State laws on human right issues and the country’s progress in ensuring human rights in civil affairs, politics, economics and culture. They also talked about human rights in external affairs and Vietnam’s international commitments to human rights.

Vietnam has worked to ensure human rights through achieving goals in poverty reduction, healthcare, care for welfare beneficiaries and more while ethnic, democratic and religious rights have been integrated into many state policies, said Pham Van Linh, vice chief of the Communication and Education Commission and the Steering Committee for External Information Service.

He expected that the news agencies will enhance the promotion of Vietnam’s achievements in ensuring human rights among local public and international communities through different forms of information.

Attendees later exchanged experience in approaches of human rights in their works and proposed ways to improve the effectiveness of promotion of Vietnam’s achievements in human rights.-VNA