VOV.VN - Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla stated his appreciation for Vietnam’s efforts in containing the COVID-19pandemic and maintaining economic growth during the May 8 phone talks with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
VOV.VN - Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN, has called on governments, the UN, and international organisations such as the World Health Organization to step up co-ordination efforts to provide priority support for countries which have been negatively affected by COVID-19.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired an online national conference with localities on April 10 to discuss measures to cope with the (COVID-19) epidemic, with a major focus on removing difficulties in production and business, accelerating disbursement of over US$30 billion of public investment, ensuring social security, and maintaining law and order.
Vietnam has been ranked 83rd out of 156 countries in the latest World Happiness Report 2020 released recently by the United Nations, up 11 places compared to last year.
Vietnam highly evaluated efforts and contributions made by UN organisations and UN Resident Coordinator Kamal Malhotra in providing policy consultancy and technical assistance for the country’s recent development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
Dinh Nho Hung, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations, has affirmed the importance of social protection in dealing with homelessness while attending a UN Commission for Social Development session.
The Defence Ministry’s Department of Peacekeeping Operations (VDPO) launched a training course on the operation of heavy engineering equipment for instructors in Hanoi on February 10 within the framework of the United Nations Triangular Partnership Project (TPP) 2020 in Vietnam.
Opportunity 2030: the Standard Chartered SDG Investment Map revealed a $9.668 trillion opportunity for private sector investors across all emerging markets to help achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with Vietnam representing $45.8 billion of this.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has a special position and plays a key role in promoting peace and stability within ASEAN, has said UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres during a working luncheon of the UN Security Council.
A conference was held on January 8 on the final plan for the general meeting and workshop of the Association of Asia-Pacific Peace Operations Training Centres (AAPTC), to be held in Vietnam in April 2020.
Vietnam will be an active non-permanent member of the United Nations (UN) Security Council, said UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean- Pierre Lacroix in a recent interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency.
VOV.VN - 63 medics at Vietnam’s level 2 field hospital have accomplished their UN peace keeping missions in Bentil, South Sudan.
VOV.VN - Lt. Gen. Amarjeet Singh Bedi, Director General of India’s Defence Intelligence Agency has applauded the strong development of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) which plays a crucial role in promoting stability in the region.
The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix has lauded Vietnam’s contributions to the UN, especially via peacekeeping missions.
Preventing conflicts, enhancing preventive diplomacy, settling conflicts via peaceful measures, intensifying multilateralism, consolidating sustainable development, coping with climate change and promoting human rights will be Vietnam’s priorities during its term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for 2020-2021.
Politburo member and head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh on December 9 had a working session with the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN) and representative agencies after attending the Vietnam Executive Leadership Programme (VELP 2019) at Harvard University in Boston.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, UN Women, and the Australian Embassy in Hanoi on December 6 opened a workshop to review Vietnam’s 10 year implementation of the national strategy on gender equality and to plan its strategy for the next decade.
VOV.VN - Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on December 4 extended his greetings to Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua on the occasion of the country’s 92nd national day (December 5).
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung and Australian leaders agreed to enhance the two countries’ all-round relations during their meetings on November 25.
The Vietnam-Sweden Friendship Association (VSFA) under the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations held a seminar in Hanoi on November 23 on the role of Vietnam-Sweden people-to-people diplomacy over the past 50 years.