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Deputy PM extends congratulations on Buddha’s birthday

Deputy PM extends congratulations on Buddha’s birthday

On behalf of Party and State leaders, Politburo member and Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on May 6 visited and congratulated the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Central Committee, monks, nuns, and followers on the Buddha’s 2564th birthday.

Ambassador discusses improving UN’s operational efficiency

Ambassador discusses improving UN’s operational efficiency

VOV.VN - Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN), Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy on January 17 met President of the UN General Assembly’s 74th session Tijiani Muhammad-Bande to discuss improving the operational efficiency of the UN.

International cooperation enhanced to enforce UNCLOS

International cooperation enhanced to enforce UNCLOS

VOV.VN - At a recent plenary meeting on oceans and the law of the sea during the 74th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, a Vietnamese representative to the United Nations highlighted the important role of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.

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.

Cuba highly values Vietnam’s support against blockade, embargo

Cuba highly values Vietnam’s support against blockade, embargo

Within the framework of the 74th General Assembly of the United Nations, Cuba plans to present a draft resolution asking the US to lift its economic blockade against Cuba. On this occasion, the Vietnam News Agency interviewed Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Lianys Torres Rivera on the impact of the US policy of unilateral embargo, as well as on Vietnam’s support to the Cuban people.

Int’l law body hails Vietnam’s realities

Int’l law body hails Vietnam’s realities

Members of the International Law Commission (ILC) have hailed the realities in Vietnam and Southeast Asia at the first session of the just-concluded 71st general assembly at the United Nations office in Geneva, according to a diplomat.

Vietnam well positioned to fulfil role in UN Security Council: veteran diplomat

Vietnam well positioned to fulfil role in UN Security Council: veteran diplomat

With experience accumulated in multilateral external relations over the past decades, cooperation and support from other countries and its own efforts, Vietnam is well positioned to fulfil its role in the UN Security Commission (UNSC), said Ambassador Dinh Thi Minh Huyen, former director of the Foreign Ministry’s Department of International Organisations.

ASEAN, UN review cooperation until 2020

ASEAN, UN review cooperation until 2020

ASEAN ambassadors and UN officials have sat down to examine the two organisations’ joint projects and cooperation activities within their Plan of Action for 2016-2020.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s 10-hour itinerary in New York

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s 10-hour itinerary in New York

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has begun his busy itinerary attending 15 activities in the space of his trip to attend the General Debate of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York City.

PM leaves New York, concluding his working trip

PM leaves New York, concluding his working trip

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc left New York in the evening of September 27 (local time), concluding his working trip to attend the High-level General Debate of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly.

Vietnam commits to wiping out tuberculosis by 2030

Vietnam commits to wiping out tuberculosis by 2030

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has committed to wiping out tuberculosis (TB) in Vietnam by 2030 while addressing the High-Level TB Meeting, held on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Vietnam sees substantive change in stature as UN member

Vietnam sees substantive change in stature as UN member

Vietnam has recorded substantive improvement of its stature since it became a member of the United Nations (UN) four decades ago, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh affirmed in an interview posted on the Government web portal.