Vietnam has withdrawn from the race for the UNESCO Director General position before the third round of voting.
Diplomat Pham Sanh Chau received another three votes in the second round of elections for the post of UNESCO General-Director in Paris on October 10.
Vietnam’s candidacy for the post of UNESCO Director-General demonstrates the country’s sense of responsibility to the international community, even though its candidate did not receive many votes in the first round of voting in Paris on October 9.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs on June 29 hosted a workshop in Hanoi on the implementation of recommendations following the second cycle of the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review.
The Special Envoy of the Vietnamese Prime Minister, Pham Sanh Chau, and Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncada Colindres discussed measures to consolidate the two countries’ time-honoured relationship at their meeting in the Central American country on May 24.
VOV.VN - “If you want to do something extraordinary, you must have extraordinary aspiration”, says Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Special Representative of the Prime Minister of Vietnam on UNESCO Affairs.
Vietnam has made practical and concrete contributions to realising the mission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the head of the UN agency said.
Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau, assistant to the Foreign Minister, presented his action plan as a candidate for the post of UNESCO General-Director to the Executive Board of UNESCO and ambassadors of the organisation’s member countries on April 27.
The Ministry of Information and Communications hosted a workshop in Hanoi on October 28 to update the Hanoi-based press outlets and information and communications officials in the north on ASEAN and UNESCO.
VOV.VN - Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau, head of the Foreign Ministry's Culture and UNESCO Department, has been nominated for the director-general position of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the 2017-2021 tenure.
“Preserving and promoting world heritage values from the angle of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel” was the main focus of an international workshop in Hanoi on November 23.
Opportunities for cooperation in preserving, processing and exporting farm produce were discussed at a meeting held in the northern province of Bac Giang on June 25 between the Provincial People’s Committee and a delegation of representatives from ten different embassies.
(VOV) - Vietnam Ambassador to Belgium Pham Sanh Chau, has been presented with the Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown of the Kingdom of Belgium, first class, in recognition of his positive contributions to reinforcing the friendship and cooperation between the two nations.
(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on July 22 presented Vietnam’s Friendship Order to two Belgian diplomats in recognition of their contributions to the friendship between the two countries.
(VOV) -Vietnamese Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg, and the European Union (EU) Pham Sanh Chau on July 17 posted an article on the European Political Newspaper NewEurope, showing his strong opposition to a wrongful view on the East Sea by the Chinese Ambassador to Belgium and EU.
(VOV) - Vietnam and Belgium are established partners on multiple fronts; however judicial cooperation is in its infancy.
(VOV) - Special culinary dishes such as “Pho bo” (beef noodle soup), spring rolls, and Chung cake were the holiday dinner menu features at the cultural centre Woluwe-Saint-Pierre in Brussels on February 2.
(VOV) - The Vietnamese General Association on January 5 held a get-together in Belgium to welcome the New Year 2014 and the upcoming Lunar New Year festival (Tet).
(VOV) - Twenty eight cooperative projects between Wallonie-Bruxelles and Vietnam will be implemented in 2013-2015 with total investment capitalisation of US$4.5 million.
(VOV) - Vietnam and its development potential were the major theme of an exchange held at Belgium’s Ghent University on November 25 as part of activities to mark 40 years of diplomacy between Vietnam and Belgium.