14:32 | 10/02/2022
2021 is a dynamic year for Vietnam at multilateral forums on human rights.
08:39 | 15/01/2022
In 2021, Vietnam's diplomacy in human rights earned outstanding achievements
08:02 | 14/12/2021
62.9% of Vietnamese women experienced at least one or more types of violence in their lifetime by their husbands. If we consider the tangible losses (direct costs and lost jobs) and the intangible ones (loss of labor productivity), it is costing Vietnam’s national economy the equivalent of 1.8% of GDP, equivalent to VND 100,000 billion.
12:33 | 11/12/2021
The United Nations will continue to support Vietnam in human rights issues in the time ahead, Acting UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Rana Flowers has affirmed.
03:08 | 10/12/2021
Vietnam's Government has decided to run for the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the term 2023-2025 with the desire to make a more active, responsible and effective contribution to the joint effort to promote and protect human rights. Vietnam has been unanimously supported by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as the Association's only candidate for this position.
08:02 | 09/12/2021
Protecting and promoting human rights is the consistent policy of Vietnam. This policy is reflected throughout the Constitution, laws and socio-economic development strategies and plans as well as the respect and implementation of international obligations and commitments in the field of human rights. Among them, there are recommendations under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Mechanism that Vietnam has accepted at the third cycle in 2019.
16:17 | 06/12/2021
The Vietnamese government has been making efforts to respond to natural disasters. This activity continues to affirm Vietnam's policy in ensuring the rights of people, especially vulnerable groups in society.
11:00 | 06/12/2021
Given the direct and indirect impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on human rights, the Canadian and Indonesian governments have made timely responses to ensure citizens’ rights based on the country’s socio-economy, international commitments and respect for human rights values. The solutions are practical lessons Vietnam can draw on to better control its pandemic
07:57 | 02/12/2021
Over the past 30 years, Vietnam has become a successful model in the world in poverty reduction, and is one of the 30 countries applying a multidimensional approach to poverty reduction, a bright spot in ensuring human rights in Vietnam.
10:33 | 01/12/2021
Though having to focus on dealing with the pandemic, the Party, National Assembly, Government, ministries, and localities of Vietnam still prioritize the prevention and combat of human trafficking to ensure security, social order, national safety, and the peaceful and happy life of the people. Vietnam's efforts and commitments in the prevention and combat of human trafficking have been internationally recognized and appreciated.
08:03 | 27/11/2021
Mihyung Park, chief of mission at the International Organisation for Migration Vietnam, said the country had contributed to the building and ratification of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration.
07:59 | 25/10/2021
Vietnam has recorded inclusive results, even compared with other regional countries, in social protection, health insurance, poverty reduction and gender quality.
22:41 | 08/08/2021
To commemorate 60 years of the Agent Orange/dioxin disaster in Vietnam, the Vietnam Times interviewed Vice President of the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange Nguyen Van Khanh.
07:47 | 10/07/2021
The European Parliament has overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on diplomatic officials to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics due to continuing allegations of human rights abuses.
07:00 | 11/06/2021
Wars have ceased to exist in Vietnam, but their consequences remain. Agent Orange/dioxin has been negatively affecting the health of many Vietnamese. A victim of Agent Orange, Nguyen Thanh Binh has overcome fate with her iron will and become a shoulder to rely on for other dioxin victims.
19:10 | 01/06/2021
Following are the opinions of Lawyer Quach Thanh Vinh of The Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange after the Evry Court rejected Tran To Nga’s requests on her lawsuit against U.S. chemical companies to seek justice for Agent Orange victims.
12:40 | 01/06/2021
Australia Prim Minister Scott Morrison has warned that “there are those far from here that would seek to divide us”, during a press conference with his New Zealand counterpart, Jacinda Ardern, as the two nations sought to get in lockstep over China, their biggest trading partner.
10:06 | 28/05/2021
Vietnam welcomes the signing of the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act by US President Joe Biden to aim at curbing violence against the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, said Le Thi Thu Hang, spokesperson of Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
10:47 | 20/05/2021
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged for a diplomatic boycott on grounds of human rights violation.
10:48 | 26/03/2021
The 46th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), held at the UN office in Geneva, concluded on March 24.
The award for international students studying at New South Wales state schools (Australia) honors excellent ones from many countries, including a Vietnamese female student.
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