VOV.VN - A seminar entitled “Universal Declaration of Human Rights: values and significance to Vietnam” took place in Hanoi on December 14, giving an in-depth analysis of Vietnam’s achievements in human rights protection and human development over more than 30 years of carrying out the Doi Moi (Renewal) process.
Vietnam has made marked achievements in protecting and promoting human rights including those in economy, society and culture.
Vietnam has taken specific actions to fulfill her commitments to promoting and protecting human rights at national, regional and international levels as a responsible member of the international community.
After more than 30 years of renewal, Vietnam has made various efforts and gained achievements acknowledged by the international community in protecting and promoting human rights, heard a symposium held in Hoa Binh province on December 6 to mark 70th World Human Rights Day (December 10).
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA) held a conference in Hanoi on November 9 to discuss progress in human rights work during 2018 and the implementation of relevant recommendations in line with the second cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR).
Vietnam pursues a consistent policy of respecting and ensuring full human rights in conformity with international standards and attaches importance to cooperation and dialogue on human rights.
Prosecutor General of the Supreme People’s Procuracy Le Minh Tri has introduced Vietnam’s judicial reform to prosecutors at Japan’s Ministry of Justice, as part of his working visit to the country from October 15 to 20.
The rule of law at national and universal levels holds a significant role in ensuring peace, promoting sustainable development, and protecting human rights, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Head of the Permanent Delegation of Vietnam to the UN, has said.
Vietnam has made outstanding contributions to the United Nations (UN) over the past over 40 years (1977-2018) across three key pillars: peace-security, development and human rights.
The 39th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) opened in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 10, attended by representatives of 47 member countries, more than 100 observer states and international and non-governmental organisations.
VOV.VN -The 15th round of the annual dialogue on human rights between Vietnam and Australia was held in Hanoi on August 28 in the spirit of frankness, constructiveness and mutual respect.
The sound cooperation between the court systems of Vietnam and Laos have made significant contributions to the special relations between the two countries, Lao leaders have said.
The Vietnamese delegation has actively contributed to the discussions at the 38th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), which wrapped up on July 7 in Geneva, Switzerland after three weeks of sitting.
The Law on Cyber Security, which was recently adopted at the fifth session of the 14th National Assembly, is expected to remedy shortcomings and loopholes in Vietnam’s legal corridors, thus helping to ensure a secure and safe cyberspace.
The United Nations (UN)’s message about zero tolerance for sexual harassment was delivered by UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Kamal Malhotra on May 21.
The United Nations in Vietnam showed its support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community in its joint statement issued on May 17 on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT).
VOV.VN -Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang has underscored Vietnam’s unwavering policy of ensuring and promoting human rights in conformity with international treaties on human rights to which Vietnam is a party.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s White Book on human rights highlights national achievements and outlines works to be done to promote citizens’ rights. The book, entitled “Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in Vietnam,” has been released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Vietnam strongly opposes a press release on 20 March by several UN human rights experts, said Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam's Permanent Mission to the UN, the WTO and other international organisations in Geneva.
The Vietnamese delegation has actively contributed ideas to various draft resolutions and co-sponsored six resolutions of the 37th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), which wrapped up in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 23 after one month of working.