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Vietnam refutes groundless and untruthful information about the situation of the Khmer people in the country, spokeswoman of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pham Thu Hang has said.
Vietnam has taken actions to effectively implement the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT), with achievements recognised and hailed by the international community.
Assistant to the Vietnamese Foreign Minister Nguyen Minh Vu led a Vietnamese delegation to the annual discussions on women’s rights, climate change and a dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty.
The nation has climbed 11 places on the latest World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Global Gender Gap Index over the past year, marking a rise from 83rd to 72nd place out of 146 countries, with a score of 0.711.
At the 53rd session of the UN Human Rights Council, which run from June 19 to July 14, Vietnam continues to promote its participation as a member for the 2023-2025 tenure.
The US Embassy wishes to cooperate with Vietnam to remove the country from the US’s special watch list on religious freedom, Ambassador Marc E. Knapper told Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Vu Chien Thang during their meeting in Hanoi on April 14.
The police agency of the central province of Quang Nam in early Apirl 2023 launched a Fanpage to provide knowledge and instruct children and women how to protect themselves and perform safe interaction on cyberspace.
The Vietnamese delegation, led by Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang, made active contributions to the agenda of the 52nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that concluded in Geneva on April 4.
The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) on April 3 adopted a resolution proposed and drafted by Vietnam.
Vietnam on Thursday said the newly released United States' Human Rights Report contains "biased comments" that are based on false information about the real situation in the country.
Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang attended the opening ceremony and delivered remarks at a high-level discussion of the 52nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Switzerland, on February 27.
Vietnam was elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the 2023-2025 tenure on October 11, 2022 at the 77th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
Vietnam hopes the United States will support Vietnam’s initiatives and priorities at the UN Human Rights Council during its 2023-2025 membership tenure.
UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Ramla Khalidi has commended Vietnam for its achievements in poverty reduction and development, as well as the country’s commitments to sustainable development goals (SDGs).
The Party and State have always created optimal conditions for religious organisations and individuals to practice their religions and beliefs.
The US’s decision to put Vietnam in the special watch list on religious freedom is based on unobjective assessment and inaccurate information regarding the situation of freedom of religion and belief in Vietnam.