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Int’l community hails Vietnam’s contributions to UN

Int’l community hails Vietnam’s contributions to UN

International friends at a ceremony to mark Vietnam’s 40 years of joining the United Nations have acknowledged the country’s active contributions to the organization and its responsibility for the international community.

Vietnam supports UN reform efforts

Vietnam supports UN reform efforts

VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang affirmed Vietnam's support for efforts to reform the United Nations while receiving the newly-accredited UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam, Kamal Malhotra on April 21 in Hanoi.

APEC Health Working Group convenes meeting

APEC Health Working Group convenes meeting

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.

Vietnam looks forward to stronger ties with Sweden, Hungary

Vietnam looks forward to stronger ties with Sweden, Hungary

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.

Focus of population policy needs to shift

Focus of population policy needs to shift

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.

Bac Kan improves living conditions for ethnic minorities

Bac Kan improves living conditions for ethnic minorities

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 highlights Vietnam’s international integration policy

Ambassador highlights Vietnam’s international integration policy

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.

Vietnam calls for UN continuous support

Vietnam calls for UN continuous support

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.

State leader upbeat about closer Vietnam- UN ties

State leader upbeat about closer Vietnam- UN ties

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 hosts banquet on National Day

Prime Minister hosts banquet on National Day

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 requests more preferential capital from UNDP

Vietnam requests more preferential capital from UNDP

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.

Women leaders: Step it up for gender equality

Women leaders: Step it up for gender equality

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.

Deputy PM receives UN guest

Deputy PM receives UN guest

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 works to ensure better human rights

Vietnam works to ensure better human rights

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.

Health Minister urges WHO support for ASEAN’s development goals

Health Minister urges WHO support for ASEAN’s development goals

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.