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Vietnam objects to UN human rights experts’ press release

Vietnam objects to UN human rights experts’ press release

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.

Vietnam actively contributes to UNHRC’s 37th session

Vietnam actively contributes to UNHRC’s 37th session

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.

Vietnam will work harder to ensure human rights: ambassador

Vietnam will work harder to ensure human rights: ambassador

Vietnam will make efforts to ensure that its citizens fully enjoy human rights, said Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of the permanent Vietnamese mission to the UN, WTO and other international organisations in Geneva, Switzerland.

Vietnam’s religious policy reaches turning point

Vietnam’s religious policy reaches turning point

VOV.VN - The Law on Belief and Religion, which has been in effect since January 1, 2018, is seen as a turning point in Vietnam’s religious policy as it demonstrates the reform of state management to consolidate national unity and the trust of religious followers in Party guidelines and State policies.

Vietnam continues to improve its human rights record

Vietnam continues to improve its human rights record

VOV.VN - Vietnam over the past years has achieved numerous advances in human rights. The country considers respecting, protecting, and promoting human rights, a universal value, its responsibility.

Workshop updates VN’s implementation of UPR recommendations

Workshop updates VN’s implementation of UPR recommendations

The Foreign Ministry and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam held a workshop in Can Tho city on December 8 to inform the implementation of the 2nd-cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) recommendations accepted by Vietnam.

EU-Vietnam FTA needs to balance interests: Deputy PM

EU-Vietnam FTA needs to balance interests: Deputy PM

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) needs to balance both sides’ interests and respects the articles that they have agreed on, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue told Ambassador Bruno Angelet, head of the EU Delegation to Vietnam.

Vietnam fights violence against women and girls

Vietnam fights violence against women and girls

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs held a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on November 4 to launch a national action month for gender equality and to tackle abuse against women and girls.

Vietnamese diplomat calls for long-term solution to refugee problem

Vietnamese diplomat calls for long-term solution to refugee problem

Ambassador Pham Thi Kim Anh, deputy permanent representative of the Vietnam mission to the United Nations (UN), has emphasised the need for a long-term, sustainable solution to the refugee problem as it is closely linked to the issues of peace and security and human rights.

Freedom to conduct a business, an advancement of human rights

Freedom to conduct a business, an advancement of human rights

VOV.VN - President Ho Chi Minh highlighted human rights in his declaration of Vietnam’s independence on September 2, 1945. His ideology of human rights remains valuable today and has been reflected in various versions of Vietnam’s Constitution.

HRW distorts Vietnam’s human rights

HRW distorts Vietnam’s human rights

VOV.VN -Human Rights Watch has released incorrect and ill-intended information about freedom of speech and internet in Vietnam. This is a worn-out, biased accusation by the non-governmental organization about Vietnam’s human rights situation.