VOV.VN - Vietnam joined the UN on September 20, 1977.This was a milestone in the international community’s recognition of Vietnam’s independence, freedom, and unification and paved the way for its global integration.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese agencies have detained some people for spreading propaganda against the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, an act prohibited by Vietnam’s Criminal Code.
A workshop took place in northern Hai Phong city on May 23 to gather opinions on a draft decree guiding the enforcement of compulsory social insurance for foreigners working in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Belief and religion in Vietnam are frequently asked about at international forums on human rights
The recent increase of child sexual abuse cases has raised public concern, which requires authorities to enforce children’s rights and scrutinise the implementation of signed international conventions to ensure the protection of children’s rights in particular and human rights.
VOV.VN - The US State Department has released its annual Human Rights Report 2016, which acknowledges Vietnam’s progress in human rights protection. But the report contains some biased statements on the current situation in Vietnam.
Vietnam has contributed to a wide range of international and regional initiatives on human rights and other issues, including efforts to respond to global challenges, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc.
Increasing constructive dialogue between the EU and Vietnam is the aim of the visit from February 21-23 of a delegation from the Subcommittee on Human Rights of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, said Chair of the subcommittee Pier Antonio Panzeri.
A scholarship program for masters-level study in Australia is calling for Vietnamese applications from February to March 2017.
National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong hosted a reception for Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs Pier Antonio Panzeri in Hanoi on February 22.
The health ministry, however, says the idea was included in the draft law just as a point of reference.
Int'l human rights related covenants in Vietnam.
A symposium was held in Hanoi on January 5 to review 50 years of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and their implementation in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Peace Committee held its year-end meeting on December 29 to review its performance in 2016 and outline tasks for 2017.
Indonesia on December 15 handed over to Vietnam 39 fishermen who were arrested for illegal fishing in Indonesia’s waters.
Vietnam and the European Union (EU) have held their annual human rights dialogue in Brussels, exchanging viewpoints and sharing experience and good practices in promoting and protecting human rights.
The Syrian army and its allies are in the "last moments before declaring victory" in Aleppo, a Syrian military source said, after rebel defences collapsed on December 12, leaving insurgents in a tiny, heavily bombarded pocket of ground.
Syria's army and allies pushed into rebel-held parts of Aleppo's Old City on December 6, a monitoring group said, looking closer than ever to achieving their most important victory of the five-year-old civil war by driving rebels out of their last urban stronghold.
The Syrian army and its allies announced the capture of a large swath of eastern Aleppo from rebels on November 28 in an accelerating attack that threatens to crush the opposition in its most important urban stronghold.
VOV.VN - The 2nd session of the 14th National Assembly concluded on November 23 after making significant progress.