Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and other international organisations in Geneva, led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on June 15.
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.
Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, new Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York on July 12.
The national report on the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) was the centre of discussion at a seminar held by the Justice Ministry in Ho Chi Minh City on July 17.
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.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) firmly believe in, and reaffirm their commitment to the spirit, principles, objectives, and modalities of the Universal Periodic Review as stipulated in HRC resolutions 5/1 and 16/21.
Vietnam should learn from other countries’ experience and clarify its specific demand and circumstance to select the most appropriate model for a national human rights body, an expert has said.
Vietnam should be rightly proud of its record in promoting economic growth and poverty reduction, said United Nations Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Pratibha Mehta.
(VOV) - The UN Human Rights Council (UN HRC) has approved Vietnam’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on human rights in the second cycle, acknowledging the country’s progress in protecting and promoting fundamental human rights.
(VOV) - Congressman Eni Falemavaega of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs has released a statement commending Vietnam’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Report which was approved by the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on February 8.
Some assessments about Vietnam in the US Department of State’s 2013 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices are based on inaccurate information and do not reflect the real situation in Vietnam.
(VOV) - The United Nations supports Vietnam’s national efforts to ensure, guarantee and promote human rights through the 2012–2016 UN One Plan.
(VOV) - Vietnam has been elected to the UN Human Rights Council for 2014-16, showing the international community’s trust in the country’s human rights achievements. It’s also an opportunity for Vietnam to contribute to ensuring human rights globally.
The 17th session of the Vietnam-US Human Rights Dialogue took place in Hanoi on April 12, said Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Luong Thanh Nghi on April 17 when answering a reporter’s question relating to the dialogue.