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Vietnam joins UNSC open debate on peace operation, human rights

Vietnam joins UNSC open debate on peace operation, human rights

Head of the Vietnam Permanent Mission to the UN Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy highlighted the basic principles of peacekeeping operations and the primary role of host countries in protecting and promoting human rights during a UN Security Council (UNSC) open debate on July 7.

Ultimate value of human rights is protecting human lives

Ultimate value of human rights is protecting human lives

VOV.VN - During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which has already killed tens of thousands of people around the world, Vietnam has been one of the few countries whose approach to containing the pandemic has been undeniably successful.

Vietnam's contributions to global human rights

Vietnam's contributions to global human rights

VOV.VN - Over the past seven decades, Vietnam has significantly contributed to human rights. The country has struggled to defend national independence and reunification to ensure that all Vietnamese can fully enjoy human rights, including the right to live in peace, independence, and freedom, and to decide their own faith and growth.

Vietnam records remarkable achievements in human rights

Vietnam records remarkable achievements in human rights

Preventing conflicts, enhancing preventive diplomacy, settling conflicts via peaceful measures, intensifying multilateralism, consolidating sustainable development, coping with climate change and promoting human rights will be Vietnam’s priorities during its term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for 2020-2021.

ICT helps promote gender equality, empowerment of women: workshop

ICT helps promote gender equality, empowerment of women: workshop

International experts, scholars and organisations gathered at a workshop held by the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) on November 7 to discuss how to use Information Communications Technology (ICT) to promote gender equality and empowerment of women.

Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights

Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights

A Vietnamese delegation led by Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy has been active in discussions on social development, the advancement of women, children’s rights, drug control and crime prevention during a meeting of the UN Third Committee which is underway in New York.

Vietnam marks a milestone in human rights protection

Vietnam marks a milestone in human rights protection

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s national report under the third-cycle Universal Periodic Review in Geneva on protecting and promoting human rights has been adopted recently at the 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Vietnam respects rights to freedom of belief and religion

Vietnam respects rights to freedom of belief and religion

VOV.VN - Vietnam respects and guarantees citizens’ rights to freedom of belief and religion, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said at a regular press conference in Hanoi on July 4 while responding to reporters’ question about Vietnam’s assessment of the US State Department’s recent Report on International Religious Freedom.

Baseline study focuses on corporate responsibility for human rights

Baseline study focuses on corporate responsibility for human rights

The Vietnamese branch of the German non-profit foundation Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) has collaborated with the Centre for Development and Integration (CDI) to launch the baseline study on “UNGP Implementation in the Garment, Footwear, and Electronics Supply in Vietnam” in Ho Chi Minh City on May 28.

Baseline study focuses on corporate responsibility for human rights

Baseline study focuses on corporate responsibility for human rights

The Vietnamese branch of the German non-profit foundation Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) has collaborated with the Centre for Development and Integration (CDI) to launch the baseline study on “UNGP Implementation in the Garment, Footwear, and Electronics Supply in Vietnam” in Ho Chi Minh City on May 28.

US' annual human rights report not reflective of reality in Vietnam

US' annual human rights report not reflective of reality in Vietnam

The 2018 annual human rights report of the US Department of State does not reflect the true situation in Vietnam, said the Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang in response to reporters’ queries during a regular press conference in Hanoi on March 14.

HRW distorts human rights in Vietnam

HRW distorts human rights in Vietnam

VOV.VN - Among many organizations calling themselves human right activists, Human Rights Watch (HRW) always cooks up stories and slanders the human rights situation in countries, like Vietnam. Labelled a human rights organization, HRW has never worked for the development of human rights in any country.

Vietnam attends UN’s session on ICCPR implementation

Vietnam attends UN’s session on ICCPR implementation

Vietnam’s efforts and achievements in protecting and promoting civil and political rights will be shared at the 125th session of the United Nations Human Rights Committee in Geneva, Switzerland, from March 11-12.

Vietnam, Australia cooperate in human rights education

Vietnam, Australia cooperate in human rights education

The Australian Human Rights Commission will help Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics (HCMA) integrate lessons on human rights into the public school curricula, per a memorandum of understanding inked between both sides in Sydney on February 26.

Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights

Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights

Vietnam regards the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) as an obligation of a responsible member of the United Nations (UN) as well as an opportunity to introduce the country’s consistent policies, efforts and achievements in protecting human rights, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung.