Vietnam commits to protecting human rights

Vietnam commits to protecting human rights

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam regards the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) as an obligation of a responsible member of the United Nations as well as an opportunity to introduce Vietnam’s policies, efforts,...
39th session of UN Human Rights Council opens

39th session of UN Human Rights Council opens

(VOVWORLD) - The 39th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) opened in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, attended by representatives of 47 member countries, more than 100 observer states,...
Vietnam active in discussions at 38th UNHRC session

Vietnam active in discussions at 38th UNHRC session

(VOVWORLD) - The UN Human Rights Council on Thursday and Friday conducted final discussions after 3 consecutive weeks of working, adopted 20 resolutions, including one on climate change and human rights, which had...
 UN Human Rights Council elects 15 new members

UN Human Rights Council elects 15 new members

(VOVWORLD) - The UN General Assembly on Monday elected 15 new members to the Human Rights Council: Afghanistan, Angola, Australia, Chile, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Qatar, Senegal...
Advocating dialogue and cooperation in human rights

Advocating dialogue and cooperation in human rights

(VOVworld) – Vietnam has concluded its 2014-2016 term on the UN Human Rights Council. Vietnam has advocated dialogue and cooperation in human rights and enhanced efficiency, transparency, and balance in...
Vietnam tries to combat human trafficking

Vietnam tries to combat human trafficking

(VOVworld) – Human trafficking is a crime and a grave violation of human rights. Vietnam has been working closely with the international community to escalate the fight against human trafficking and...