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Vietnam’s National Report under 4th UPR cycle announced

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held an international press conference in Hanoi on April 15 to announce Vietnam's National Report under the United Nations Human Rights Council’s fourth cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism.

“Meet Indonesia” Conference 2024 held in Khanh Hoa

The “Meet Indonesia” Conference 2024 took place in Nha Trang city, the south central province of Khanh Hoa on March 22.

Australian Ambassador for Climate Change embarks on Vietnam visit

During her visit, Ambassador Tilley will convene with senior government officials, building on the momentum established by recent high-level exchanges between Australia and Vietnam.

Deputy PM Tran Luu Quang to visit Cuba, Venezuela

Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang will pay official friendship visits to Cuba and Venezuela from April 14-19.

Vietnamese Embassy in Israel issues warning amid escalating tension

The Vietnamese Embassy in Israel on April 12 recommended Vietnamese nationals residing, studying, and working in the Middle East country to proactively take security measures amid the escalating tension between Israel and Iran.

Peacekeepers help promote Vietnam’s image

Vietnamese peacekeeping forces are developing strongly, contributing to affirming Vietnam’s role in the world arena and demonstrating Vietnam’s efforts and commitments to joining UN peacekeeping operations and building global peace and security.

VN says Cambodia should share information on Funan Techo Canal on Mekong River

The US$1.7-billion canal will be approximately 180km long, passing through four provinces with a total population of 1.6 million people living on both sides, connecting the capital city Phnom Penh with its southern coast (near Vietnam's Kien Giang).

Vietnam, Thailand agree to step up bilateral cooperation mechanisms

Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son and Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara co-chaired the 5th Meeting of the Vietnam - Thailand Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC) in Bangkok on April 11.

Vietnamese, French navies bolster cooperation

Frigate Vendémiaire of the French Navy docked at Tien Sa port, the central city of Da Nang on April 11, beginning a five-day visit to the locality.

NA Chairman visits China’s Shanghai Free Trade Zone

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue on April 11 visited China’s Shanghai Free-Trade Zone (SHFTZ) and met with leaders of the municipal People’s Congress and administration of Shanghai as well as the zone.

UN agencies’ UPR report contains unobjective contents: Deputy Spokesman

The report of the United Nations (UN) agencies in Vietnam under the 4th cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism contains many inaccurate and unverified contents.

NA Chairman attends policy, law forum in Shanghai

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue on April 10 attended a policy and law forum in Shanghai, which was set to promote investment and trade ties between Vietnam and China, as part of his official visit to the neighbouring country.

NA chairman meets with Chinese groups’ executives in Shanghai

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue on April 10 received leaders of major Chinese corporations and businesses in Shanghai city within the framework of his official visit to China.

Prime Minister hosts Vatican foreign minister

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception for visiting Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, the Vatican's Secretary for Relations with States and International Organisations, in Hanoi on April 10.

Foreign Minister meets Vatican Secretary of State

Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son met with Arbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, Vatican Secretary of State, in Ha Noi on April 9.

Vietnam elected to UN Women’s Executive Board for 2025-2027

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on April 9 (US time) elected Vietnam to the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) for the 2025-2027 term.

Top Vietnamese, Chinese legislators hold talks

Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) of China Zhao Leji presided over a welcome ceremony for and held talks with Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue in Beijing, China, on April 8.

Vietnam sends three more officers to UN peacekeeping missions

The Ministry of National Defence held a ceremony in Hanoi on April 8 to hand over the President's and the Defence Minister’s decisions to send three officers to the UN peacekeeping missions in the Central African Republic, South Sudan and Abyei.

Deputy PM Le Minh Khai meets UN Deputy Secretary General

Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai on April 5-6 (local time) met with UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed during his trip to the US to attend the 2024 Vietnam Executive Leadership Programme (VELP) in Boston.

NA Chairman arrives in Beijing for official visit

Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Vuong Dinh Hue and a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam arrived in Beijing on April 7 afternoon, beginning a six-day official visit to China.