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...
Iran denounces foreign support of unrest

Iran denounces foreign support of unrest

(VOVWORLD) - The supreme human rights council of the Iranian government has criticized foreign countries and human rights organizations for supporting violent protests and meddling into Iran’s internal affairs, IRNA...
 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...
Venezuela denounces US military threats

Venezuela denounces US military threats

(VOVWORLD) - The Venezuelan government denounced before the United Nations Human Rights Council the military threats made against Venezuela by US President Donald Trump
Vietnam promotes public awareness of human rights

Vietnam promotes public awareness of human rights

(VOVWORLD) - The Foreign Ministry held a workshop in Hanoi on Thursday on the implementation of recommendations following the second cycle of the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review
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 wants a bigger role in the UN

Vietnam wants a bigger role in the UN

(VOVworld)- Following its term as a member of the UN Human Rights Council (2014-2016), Vietnam is bidding to become a member of the UN International Law Commission in...