VOV.VN - On March 22, National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan received Norwegian Ambassador Siren Gjerme Eriksem and Czech Republic Ambassador Vitez Slav Grepl in Hanoi.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received three United Nations Under-Secretary-Generals in Hanoi on March 7, saying that Vietnam attaches special importance to relations with the UN.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Health Working Group convened its meeting in Nha Trang city, the central province of Khanh Hoa on February 23-24.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has suggested the Swedish side continue supporting Vietnam in realising millennium development goals (MDGs) and enhance cooperation with the country in trade, education-training, science-technology and health care.
Population quality increased remarkably as the infant mortality rate for children aged under five years old and the fatality rate for mothers reduced, while average life expectancy rate started to rise.
Authorities of the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan have devised a range of measures to improve spiritual and material lives of locals from ethnic minority groups, thus narrowing the gap between the rich and the poor as well as between geographic areas.
Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, Head of Vietnam’s permanent delegation to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation and other international organisations in Geneva, has highlighted Vietnam’s comprehensive international integration at a meeting with UN officials.
VOV.VN - From 2011 to 2015, the number of poor households in Vietnam declined 2% a year.
Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Dinh The Huynh called on the UN to continue cooperating with Vietnam in maintaining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and implementing the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and climate change response.
The seventh Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Summit (ACMECS 7) and the eighth Cambodia-Laos-Myanmar-Vietnam Summit (CLMV 8) opened in Hanoi on October 26.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with outgoing United Nations Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Pratibha Mehta on October 24, asking her to continue supporting relationships between the UN and his country on her new posts.
VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang on October 21 expressed his delight at the growing relationship between Vietnam and the UN during the past five years while receiving UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Pratibha Mehta in Hanoi.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a banquet on August 31 night for diplomatic delegations and international organisations to celebrate the 71st anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day.
Vietnam hopes foreign donors and partners to continue assisting Vietnam with preferential capital for developing economy, coping with climate change and realising the goals and programmes towards sustainable development.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Women’s Association has chaired a conference in Hanoi attended by many high level officials in government reviewing the nation’s progress in giving effect to gender equality.
VOV.VN - On June 20, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam received Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children Marta Santos Pais in Hanoi.
Vietnam will spare no effort to ensure better fundamental human rights for people, Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh said at the 32nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva , Switzerland, on June 13.
Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has called on the World Health Organisation (WHO) and international partners to help ASEAN member states, including Vietnam, achieve national goals and enhance national capacity for fulfilling the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
VOV.VN - On May 5, UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson visited Ben Tre province which has been severely ravaged by drought and saline intrusion, as a result of the El Nino phenomenon.
VOV.VN - A Vietnamese delegation led by Permanent Deputy Head of the Steering Committee for External Information Service Pham Van Linh paid a working visit to South Africa on April 24-29 to enhance links in communication between the two nations.