Human Rights Council adopts resolution proposed, drafted by Vietnam

(VOVWORLD) -The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) on Monday adopted a resolution proposed and drafted by Vietnam to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the 30th anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and Program of Action (VDPA).

Human Rights Council adopts resolution proposed, drafted by Vietnam - ảnh 1Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang attends the UN Human Rights Council’s 52nd regular session. Photo: VNA

At a high-level meeting opening the HRC’s 52nd regular session in Geneva on February 27, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang put forth an initiative on the commemoration of the UDHR’s 75th anniversary and the VDPA’s 30th anniversary with a resolution of the council to reaffirm and augment efforts and actions to achieve the major and inclusive targets and values of the two declarations, as well as the international community’s common commitments on human rights for all.

The resolution was adopted by consensus and co-sponsored by 98 states as of Monday afternoon (Geneva time), including 14 co-authors (Vietnam, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Fiji, India, Panama, Romania, South Africa, and Spain). It is a highlight of Vietnam in its first HRC session as an HCR member in the 2023-2025 tenure.