Vietnam Promotes Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Minister Counsellor

Vietnam Promotes Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Minister Counsellor

Vietnam has always attached importance to promoting and protecting the rights and interests of persons with disabilities in the principles of equality and non-discrimination.
Vietnam's Impressive Multilateral Diplomacy in Human Rights

Vietnam's Impressive Multilateral Diplomacy in Human Rights

2021 is a dynamic year for Vietnam at multilateral forums on human rights.
Vietnam's Achievements in Human Rights Diplomacy

Vietnam's Achievements in Human Rights Diplomacy

In 2021, Vietnam's diplomacy in human rights earned outstanding achievements
Responding to Gender-Based Violence - Urgent Action to Protect Human Rights

Responding to Gender-Based Violence - Urgent Action to Protect Human Rights

62.9% of Vietnamese women experienced at least one or more types of violence in their lifetime by their husbands. If we consider the tangible losses (direct costs and lost jobs) and the intangible ones (loss of labor productivity), it is costing Vietnam’s national economy the equivalent of 1.8% of GDP, equivalent to VND 100,000 billion.
UN to Further Support Vietnam in Human Rights Issues

UN to Further Support Vietnam in Human Rights Issues

The United Nations will continue to support Vietnam in human rights issues in the time ahead, Acting UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Rana Flowers has affirmed.
Part 2: Recognizing, Respecting, Protecting and Ensuring Human Rights - From Commitment to Action

Part 2: Recognizing, Respecting, Protecting and Ensuring Human Rights - From Commitment to Action

Vietnam's Government has decided to run for the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the term 2023-2025 with the desire to make a more active, responsible and effective contribution to the joint effort to promote and protect human rights. Vietnam has been unanimously supported by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as the Association's only candidate for this position.
Part 1: Humanity- The Center Of Every Policy In Vietnam

Part 1: Humanity- The Center Of Every Policy In Vietnam

Protecting and promoting human rights is the consistent policy of Vietnam. This policy is reflected throughout the Constitution, laws and socio-economic development strategies and plans as well as the respect and implementation of international obligations and commitments in the field of human rights. Among them, there are recommendations under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Mechanism that Vietnam has accepted at the third cycle in 2019.
Vietnam Prioritizes Human Rights in Addressing Climate Change

Vietnam Prioritizes Human Rights in Addressing Climate Change

The Vietnamese government has been making efforts to respond to natural disasters. This activity continues to affirm Vietnam's policy in ensuring the rights of people, especially vulnerable groups in society.
Protecting Human Rights During Pandemic - Lessons Learned from Canada, Indonesia

Protecting Human Rights During Pandemic - Lessons Learned from Canada, Indonesia

Given the direct and indirect impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on human rights, the Canadian and Indonesian governments have made timely responses to ensure citizens’ rights based on the country’s socio-economy, international commitments and respect for human rights values. The solutions are practical lessons Vietnam can draw on to better control its pandemic
Poverty Reduction to Ensure Human Rights in Vietnam

Poverty Reduction to Ensure Human Rights in Vietnam

Over the past 30 years, Vietnam has become a successful model in the world in poverty reduction, and is one of the 30 countries applying a multidimensional approach to poverty reduction, a bright spot in ensuring human rights in Vietnam.
Agencies Fight Against Human Trafficking to Ensure Human Rights

Agencies Fight Against Human Trafficking to Ensure Human Rights

Though having to focus on dealing with the pandemic, the Party, National Assembly, Government, ministries, and localities of Vietnam still prioritize the prevention and combat of human trafficking to ensure security, social order, national safety, and the peaceful and happy life of the people. Vietnam's efforts and commitments in the prevention and combat of human trafficking have been internationally recognized and appreciated.
Vietnam Contributes to Ratification of Global Migration Compact

Vietnam Contributes to Ratification of Global Migration Compact

Mihyung Park, chief of mission at the International Organisation for Migration Vietnam, said the country had contributed to the building and ratification of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration.
Vietnam shows excellent progress in ensuring socio-economic rights: foreign officials

Vietnam shows excellent progress in ensuring socio-economic rights: foreign officials

Vietnam has recorded inclusive results, even compared with other regional countries, in social protection, health insurance, poverty reduction and gender quality.
Creating Better Conditions to Support Victims of Agent Orange

Creating Better Conditions to Support Victims of Agent Orange

To commemorate 60 years of the Agent Orange/dioxin disaster in Vietnam, the Vietnam Times interviewed Vice President of the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange Nguyen Van Khanh.
EU votes for diplomats to boycott Beijing Winter Olympics

EU votes for diplomats to boycott Beijing Winter Olympics

The European Parliament has overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on diplomatic officials to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics due to continuing allegations of human rights abuses.
Weaving the dream for Agent Orange victims: The lifetime work of an iron lady

Weaving the dream for Agent Orange victims: The lifetime work of an iron lady

Wars have ceased to exist in Vietnam, but their consequences remain. Agent Orange/dioxin has been negatively affecting the health of many Vietnamese. A victim of Agent Orange, Nguyen Thanh Binh has overcome fate with her iron will and become a shoulder to rely on for other dioxin victims.
The Evry court did not protect French citizens when it rejected Agent Orange victim lawsuit

The Evry court did not protect French citizens when it rejected Agent Orange victim lawsuit

Following are the opinions of Lawyer Quach Thanh Vinh of The Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange after the Evry Court rejected Tran To Nga’s requests on her lawsuit against U.S. chemical companies to seek justice for Agent Orange victims.
“Those who seek to divide” comment creates Australia and New Zealand united front against China

“Those who seek to divide” comment creates Australia and New Zealand united front against China

Australia Prim Minister Scott Morrison has warned that “there are those far from here that would seek to divide us”, during a press conference with his New Zealand counterpart, Jacinda Ardern, as the two nations sought to get in lockstep over China, their biggest trading partner.
Vietnam welcomes signing of Biden’s Hate Crimes Act

Vietnam welcomes signing of Biden’s Hate Crimes Act

Vietnam welcomes the signing of the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act by US President Joe Biden to aim at curbing violence against the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, said Le Thi Thu Hang, spokesperson of Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Pelosi calls for world leaders to boycott 2022 China Olympics

Pelosi calls for world leaders to boycott 2022 China Olympics

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged for a diplomatic boycott on grounds of human rights violation.
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Vietnam, China Agree to Strengthen Cooperation between Legislatures National

Vietnam, China Agree to Strengthen Cooperation between Legislatures

China's National People’s Congress stands ready to work with Vietnam's National Assembly to play a positive role in carrying forward traditional friendship, enhancing political mutual trust, deepening practical cooperation, properly managing differences, and enhancing people-to-people ties
08:25 | 30/06/2022
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