The Human Rights Watch (HRW) and the Al Jazeera TV channel have provided inaccurate information with a lack of objectivity and goodwill about the human rights situation in Vietnam, especially freedom of speech and freedom of internet.
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.
VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee held a rally today (June 29) to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Cambodia, reported the Vietnam News Agency.
Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam’s permanent delegation to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation and other international organizations in Geneva, is attending the UN Human Rights Council’s 35th session that opened on June 6 in Geneva, Switzerland.
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.