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Vietnam on June 23 voted in favour of a United Nations (UN) resolution calling for an end to the decades-long economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the US against Cuba,

Vietnam emphasises need to immediately end violence in Myanmar

A Vietnamese diplomat has reiterated the call to all stakeholders in Myanmar to immediately end violence, restore trust, begin dialogue and conciliation, and implement the five-point consensus reached by ASEAN leaders in April this year.

Vietnam gains breakthrough diplomatic success as UNSC member: official

In 2020, Vietnam secured breakthrough success in diplomacy despite adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Hoai Trung affirmed 

Sputnik: 2020 is really a special year for Vietnam

2020 is really a special year for Vietnam as for the first time in its diplomacy history, the country assumed both rotating ASEAN Chair and non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC), according to the Sputnik news agency of Russia.

UN member states highlight importance of 1982 UNCLOS

Countries participating in a plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly’s 75th session on December 8 highlighted the importance of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) 

Int’l community backs Vietnam’s initiative on epidemic preparedness day: ambassador

Vietnam's achievements in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic have drawn a huge support and sponsorship from the international community in approving the resolution “International Day of Epidemic Preparedness” 

United Nations General Assembly adopts first Vietnam-initiated resolution

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly on December 7 approved Resolution A/RES/75/27 proclaiming December 27 as the International Day of Epidemic Preparedness at its 75th session.

PM sends message to high-level meeting to commemorate UN’s 75th anniversary

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent a message to the United Nations (UN) High-Level Meeting marking the 75th anniversary of the UN in New York on Monday (local time), as part of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly.

Vietnamese leaders to send messages to UNGA 75 high-level meetings

Vietnamese leaders are to send messages to upcoming high-level meetings of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang said at a regular press conference on September 17.

Ambassador discusses improving UN’s operational efficiency

Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy on January 17 met President of the UN General Assembly’s 74th session Tijiani Muhammad-Bande.

Vietnam's contributions to global human rights

Over the past seven decades, Vietnam has significantly contributed to human rights. 

Vietnam stresses settlement of maritime disputes by peaceful measures

Pham Hai Anh, Vietnam’s representative to the United Nations, on December 10 affirmed Vietnam’s consistent stance that all disputes should be settled via peaceful measures, in line with international law.

Vietnam participates in promoting and guaranteeing human rights at the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly

In 2019, Vietnam joined the Convention 98 of the International Labor Organization (ILO) on the application of the principles of organizational rights and collective bargaining, 


Vietnam shows support for emergency declaration on nature, people

Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has joined other leaders around the globe in voicing their support for an emergency declaration for nature and people ahead of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly this September.


Vietnam wins election to UNSC

Vietnam officially won the election to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021 after getting 192 votes out of the 193 member countries and territories of the UN General Assembly on June 7.


Vietnamese students speak at UN General Assembly

 VietNamNet Bridge – On July 29, the 60 students, three of whom are Vietnamese, selected as winners of the 2016 Many Languages, One World® international essay contest had their voices heard at the UN General Assembly.

Diplomacy highlights in September

VietNamNet Bridge – A string of diplomatic activities in September reflected the Viet Nam's commitment to jointly building a safer and better world, and stronger ties with countries around the globe.

Iran's FM says nuclear talks "constructive"

 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday described the nuclear talks with world powers "constructive."

UN General Assembly set to adopt arms treaty

 The UN General Assembly is expected to adopt the first global treaty on the conventional arms trade Tuesday after the 193 member states failed to reach consensus on it last week, diplomats said.