State President to chair UNSC’s high-level open debate on April 19

In his capacity as President of the UNSC in April 2021, Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc will preside over a high-level open debate on enhancing cooperation between the UN and regional and sub-regional organisations 

in promoting confidence-building and dialogue in conflict prevention and resolution.

State President to chair UNSC’s high-level open debate on April 19 hinh anh 1

A meeting of the UNSC 

The UNSC’s meeting will be held on April 19 in both in-person and online forms, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Vietnam for the second time assumed the role of rotating President of the UNSC in the 2020-2021 tenure this month.

 

On April 1 morning, the UNSC adopted the April Programme of Work proposed by Vietnam, under which the council will hold 15 open debates and 10 closed meetings discussing various peace and security matters in the world, including situations in the Middle East, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Sudan, South Sudan, Mali, West Sahara, Colombia, and Kosovo.

Vietnam is scheduled to chair four video-teleconferencing (VTC) open debates this month, with the first taking place on April 8 addressing the “Maintenance of international peace and security: Mine action.”

There will also be debates on “Women and peace and security: Sexual violence in conflict” on April 14, and “Protection of civilians in armed conflict: Indispensable civilian objects” on April 27./. VNA

Duty handover ceremony held between former, new State Presidents

Duty handover ceremony held between former, new State Presidents

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc took over duty from former President Nguyen Phu Trong at a ceremony on April 6.

 
 

Other News

.
Vietnam shows best corruption control in public sector in 10 years
Vietnam shows best corruption control in public sector in 10 years
POLITICSicon  16/04/2021 

The control of corruption in the public sector last year showed the best performance in a decade, since the Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) survey was first conducted.

PM Chinh chairs Cabinet meeting
PM Chinh chairs Cabinet meeting
POLITICSicon  15/04/2021 

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh chairs Cabinet meeting on Thursday morning to debate an action plan to realize the Resolution adopted at the 13th National Party Congress.

Vietnam forges defence ties with foreign countries
Vietnam forges defence ties with foreign countries
POLITICSicon  15/04/2021 

Minister of National Defence Senior Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang received ambassadors of Laos, Cambodia, China and Russia in Hanoi on April 14.

New FM holds online conversations with Australian, Malaysian, Philippine counterparts
New FM holds online conversations with Australian, Malaysian, Philippine counterparts
POLITICSicon  15/04/2021 

Newly-appointed Foreign Minister (FM) Bui Thanh Son on April 14 held separate online conversations with Australian FM Marise Payne, Malaysian FM Hishammuddin Hussein and Philippine FM Teodoro Locsin Jr..

National Assembly elects Chairman of Ethnic Council
National Assembly elects Chairman of Ethnic Council
POLITICSicon  15/04/2021 

Ede politician Y Thanh Ha Nie KDam elected as Chairman of Ethnic Council of the 14th National Assembly at the 11th sitting of the 14th National Assembly.

Quang Ninh tops Public Administration Performance Index
Quang Ninh tops Public Administration Performance Index
POLITICSicon  15/04/2021 

The northern province of Quang Ninh was ranked top in the 2020 PAPI report, which offers an overview of provinces’ performance through measuring the satisfaction of their citizens, with an aggregate dimensional performance score of 48.881.

14th National Assembly's 11th session completes all agenda
14th National Assembly's 11th session completes all agenda
POLITICSicon  15/04/2021 

Over the course of 12 days of urgent, serious, and responsible working from March 24 to April 8, 2021, the 11th sitting of the 14th National Assembly completed all of its agenda, making it a success.

Leaders of 13th Party Central Committee’s Commissions
Leaders of 13th Party Central Committee’s Commissions
POLITICSicon  14/04/2021 

Following the 13th National Party Congress, leaders of 13th Party Central Committee’s Commissions have been consolidated.

Vietnam, Brunei agree on maintaining joint committee on cooperation
Vietnam, Brunei agree on maintaining joint committee on cooperation
POLITICSicon  14/04/2021 

Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son held a phone talk with Brunei Second Minister of Foreign Affairs Dato Erywan Pehin Yusof on April 13, 

Newly-elected NA Chair faces high expectations to fulfill President Ho Chi Minh's wishes
Newly-elected NA Chair faces high expectations to fulfill President Ho Chi Minh's wishes
FEATUREicon  14/04/2021 

When delivering the closing speech at the NA session, NA Chair Vuong Dinh Hue expressed his belief that newly elected deputies will uphold the spirit of dynamism and creativity, and will dare to think, dare to do, and dare to take responsibility.

13th Party Central Committee's Secretariat
13th Party Central Committee's Secretariat
POLITICSicon  13/04/2021 

The 13th Party Central Committee's Secretariat consists of 11 members.

Government of new term to pursue reform, taking action
Government of new term to pursue reform, taking action
FEATUREicon  13/04/2021 

Former Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has left an indelible mark on the socio-economic development of the country. The newly-elected Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will continue that strong reform thinking.

“I was moved after being appointed the first female Minister of Home Affairs”
“I was moved after being appointed the first female Minister of Home Affairs”
FEATUREicon  13/04/2021 

VietNamNet talked with Pham Thi Thanh Tra soon after she was elected Minister of Home Affairs.

Quang Ninh Province awakens
Quang Ninh Province awakens
FEATUREicon  12/04/2021 

From mainly relying on coal mining, Quang Ninh rose to become a rich province through the development of tourism and services. But the Covid-19 pandemic has helped Quang Ninh "wake up" and realize its "Asin's heel".

Foreign policy helps realise the nation's aspirations and vision: Minister
Foreign policy helps realise the nation's aspirations and vision: Minister
POLITICSicon  12/04/2021 

The newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son talks to local media on his new role and the foreign policy priorities needed to aid Vietnam's development and raise the country's international standing.

Vietnam and UNSC: From participant to partner for sustainable peace
Vietnam and UNSC: From participant to partner for sustainable peace
POLITICSicon  12/04/2021 

Vietnam for the second time assumed the role of rotating President of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2020-2021 tenure this month, 

The issues of the new government term
The issues of the new government term
FEATUREicon  12/04/2021 

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh's government has inherited many legacies, but also faces many challenges, especially in institutional reform, to realize the aspirations of taking the country to new heights of development.

Condolences to UK over passing of Prince Philip
Condolences to UK over passing of Prince Philip
POLITICSicon  11/04/2021 

State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 10 sent a message of condolences to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland over the death of her husband Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.

President lauds Da Nang, Quang Nam for achievements
President lauds Da Nang, Quang Nam for achievements
POLITICSicon  11/04/2021 

State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded the central city of Da Nang and the neighbouring province of Quang Nam for their achievements over the past years during a working session with their leaders on April 10.

14th National Assembly makes significant impression
14th National Assembly makes significant impression
POLITICSicon  11/04/2021 

The 14th National Assembly from 2016 to 2021 ended with significant imprints made that were highly valued by voters.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN