Nguyen Quoc Dung, Deputy Foreign Minister of Vietnam and Head of Vietnam’s ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM), has penned an article reviewing the ASEAN centrality in the year 2020.
2020 was an important milestone in ASEAN’s development with the prominent role of Vietnam as chair.
The ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020 has contributed to effectively implementing the Party’s foreign policy, raising Vietnam’s role and position and helping the country create a firm stance in ASEAN and the region.
Vietnam has successfully fulfilled its role as Chair of ASEAN in 2020 and made significant contributions to the region, according to Hoang Thi Ha, an expert from the ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute of Singapore.
Vietnam successfully accomplished its role as ASEAN Chair 2020 in the context of COVID-19’s impact being beyond imagination, the Director of the Vietnam Economic Research Institute (VERI), Hiroyuki Moribe, has said.
Vietnam has performed well its role taking on the position of ASEAN Chair 2020 with the culture industry greatly contributing to overall success. Here are some of the cultural imprints that the country has made this year.
Vietnam successfully fulfilled its commitments and responsibilities in the UN Security Council during the first year of its two-year term as a non-permanent member, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese mission to the UN, has said.
The Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the UN, WTO, and other international organisations, in its capacity as Chair of the ASEAN Committee in Geneva (ACG), organised an online meeting of the committee on December 14.
With the success of the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020, Vietnam is not only an active ASEAN member but also a strong, trustworthy and special mainstay,
Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Dato Lim Jock Hoi has commended Vietnam’s exemplary role as the Chair of ASEAN in a year full of challenges.
The Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the UN held a virtual meeting on December 7 to summarise activities of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Committee in New York this year and handed over its current chairmanship to Brunei.
The 14th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime (AMMTC 14) was held via videoconference on November 26 under the chair of the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security (MPS).
ASEAN has been going through this year difficulties in a cohesive and responsive manner largely thanks to Vietnam’s leadership.