UN strongly condemns Pakistan terror attack

UN strongly condemns Pakistan terror attack

(VOVWORLD) - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Saturday that the UN Security Council strongly condemned the Friday's terrorist attack in Pakistan that killed 128 people and injured 200...
Donald Trump releases letter from Kim Jong-un

Donald Trump releases letter from Kim Jong-un

(VOVWORLD) -US President Donald Trump released on Thursday a letter he received from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in which Kim expressed optimism about future relations with the US
Vietnam vows to work towards sustainable fisheries

Vietnam vows to work towards sustainable fisheries

(VOVWORLD) - The Vietnamese Government’s decision to join the Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA) of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), to prevent and combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing...
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...
North Korea eyes 2nd summit with US

North Korea eyes 2nd summit with US

(VOVWORLD) - North Korea is looking for a venue in Switzerland for a possible second summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump
UN calls emergency meeting on Syria

UN calls emergency meeting on Syria

(VOVWORLD) -The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Thursday to discuss the Syrian army’s offensive against groups of insurgents in southwestern Syria that has forced some 300...
Germany’s ruling coalition under threat of uncertainty

Germany’s ruling coalition under threat of uncertainty

(VOVWORLD) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition between the CDU-CSU alliance was facing an uncertain future, as her hardline conservative interior minister Horst Seehofer offered his resignation this Sunday...
UN cuts peacekeeping budget

UN cuts peacekeeping budget

(VOVWORLD) -UN members on Sunday agreed to a peacekeeping budget of just under 6.7 billion USD, about 600 million less than last year
UN agencies praise EU's migration deal

UN agencies praise EU's migration deal

(VOVWORLD) - UN humanitarian agencies on Friday broadly welcomed a freshly-inked deal on migration by European Union leaders which calls for more Member States to take responsibility within their borders for...
UN hails Vietnam’s peacekeeping engagement

UN hails Vietnam’s peacekeeping engagement

(VOVWORLD) - The UN Department of Field Support on Monday announced that Vietnam will be the first ASEAN country selected to become a training site for UN peacekeeping forces, to be followed by...
Libya urges UN to block 'illegal' oil trade

Libya urges UN to block 'illegal' oil trade

(VOVWORLD) - Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) on Tuesday called on the UN Security Council to prevent "illegal" oil exports from Libya after a rival government seized control of...
UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner visits Vietnam

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner visits Vietnam

(VOVWORLD) - Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Vice Chair of the UN Sustainable Development Group, began a two-day visit to Vietnam on June 26 with...