Paying special attention to UPR, Vietnam seriously fulfills its obligations and commitments

After the first difficult period of joining UPR, Vietnam has gradually demonstrated its efforts and commitments in promoting and improving human rights issues.

Paying special attention to UPR, Vietnam seriously fulfills its obligations and commitments

After the first difficult period of joining UPR, Vietnam has gradually demonstrated its efforts and commitments in promoting and improving human rights issues.

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a process of review every 4 to 5 years on the implementation of human rights by the member states of the United Nations. This is an opportunity for each member state to declare the actions they have taken to improve domestic human rights and fulfill international commitments on human rights.

During the first difficult period of joining UPR, Vietnam has gradually demonstrated its efforts and commitments in promoting and improving the issue of human rights in the country, and countered. false information, and review all human rights issues.

Remember, at the Workshop on Publication of the Third Periodical Review (UPR) of the UN Human Rights Council, experts from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Development Program UNDP presents the main contents of the Third Period UPR National Report, which was approved by the Prime Minister on October 17, 2018 and submitted to the Human Rights Council on October 22, 2018, as well as Vietnam's preparation for the Presentation and Dialogue Session on the Report mentioned above at the UN Human Rights Council's UPR Working Group in early 2019.

At this Workshop, in front of numerous representatives of ministries, central agencies, socio-political organizations, professional organizations and people 's organizations in Vietnam and many international organizations, foreign representative agencies Foreign Affairs in Vietnam, Mr. Dang Hoang Giang, Chief of Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that the third cycle UPR Report was elaborately built with the active participation of 18 ministries, agencies and agencies.

The Ministry of Human Rights is concerned with the promotion and protection of human rights in Vietnam, and in full compliance with the UN Human Rights Council's regulations and guidelines on the UPR process.

On the UN side, Ms. Caitlin Wiesen, UNDP Country Director in Viet Nam, congratulated the Government of Vietnam on completing the Third Period UPR Country Report, emphasizing the special importance of the implementation. Effective recommendations received at the January 2019 Dialogue Session.

Paying special attention to UPR, Vietnam seriously fulfills its obligations and commitments

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Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a process of reviewing every 4-5 years on the implementation of human rights by the member states of the United Nations. This is an opportunity for each member state to declare the actions they have taken to improve domestic human rights and fulfill international commitments on human rights.

 

Under the guidance of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Third Period UPR Country Report focuses on clarifying the results of implementing recommendations Vietnam has approved in cycle II (June 2014) and development steps. in fact, in promoting and protecting human rights in Vietnam. The report indicated that Viet Nam has implemented 175 recommendations out of the 182 approved recommendations in cycle II (96.2%).

The implementation of UPR recommendations has had positive impacts on all aspects of social life, especially in the field of building the legal system of human rights, ensuring social security and improving life. people's lives and promote cooperation and dialogue at regional and international levels on human rights issues. Since the previous UPR review (2014), Vietnam's development achievements have been recognized by the international community, including the achievement of many Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ahead of schedule. initially achieve positive results in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG);

Vietnam's per capita income is constantly increasing, of which the income of poor households increases by 15-20%; The multi-dimensional poverty rate decreased from 9.88% in 2015 to 7.69% in 2017. Vietnam is one of the countries with the fastest internet growth in the world, with over 50 million internet users.

Paying special attention to UPR, Vietnam seriously fulfills its obligations and commitments
Vietnam is one of the countries with the fastest-growing internet pace in the world, with over 50 million internet users.

In addition, the Report also highlights challenges and shortcomings of the legal framework, resources and policies to promote and ensure human rights in Vietnam, especially for disadvantaged groups in the commune. At the same time, the Government also proposed priority directions of the Government of Vietnam in the near future to ensure better enjoyment of basic rights and freedoms of every citizen.

UPR mechanism was born in 2008 and is one of the outstanding achievements of the United Nations Human Rights Council because it is built on the principle of transparency, fairness, irrespective of the country, big and small.

With a consistent policy of protecting and promoting human rights, Vietnam attaches special importance to the UPR mechanism and always fully and seriously fulfills the UPR's obligations and commitments, including the development of UPR mechanisms. declare approved UPR recommendations.

Thu Thuy

 
 

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