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...
Vietnam ensures civil, political rights

Vietnam ensures civil, political rights

(VOVWORLD) -Vietnam has carried on activities to increase the effectiveness of its membership in the International Convention on Civil and Political Rights. Experts agreed to this fact at a consultation...
HRW distorts Vietnam’s human rights

HRW distorts Vietnam’s human rights

(VOVWORLD) -Human Rights Watch (HRW) has released incorrect and ill-intended information about freedom of speech and internet in Vietnam. This is a worn-out, biased accusation by the...
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...
Protecting child rights against climate change

Protecting child rights against climate change

(VOVworld) – Climate change is having global effects. To protect human rights against climate change, Vietnam has focused on the rights of children, who are vulnerable to extreme weather and natural...
Vietnam aims to ensure human rights

Vietnam aims to ensure human rights

(VOVworld)- The HCM National Academy of Public Administration and the Government’s Steering Committee for Human Rights have organized a seminar to review 50 years of the International Convenants on Civil, Political...
Syrian rebels kill civilians

Syrian rebels kill civilians

(VOVworld) – Syrian authorities have accused rebel fighters of executing 21 civilians, including women and children, at close range as they left Aleppo last week. The bodies were found in two...