UN peacekeeping missions
Vietnam, despite being a newcomer, has appeared to be an active contributor to the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations in the past eight years.
Deputies at the 14th National Assembly on October 24 gave opinions on a draft resolution on Vietnam’s engagement in UN peacekeeping operations, as part of the ongoing NA’s 10th session.
The Ministry of Defence held a ceremony on October 22 to assign three officers to join the UN peacekeeping missions in South Sudan and the Central African Republic.
Head of Vietnam's Permanent Mission to the UN Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy highlighted the basic principles of peacekeeping operations and the primary role of host countries in protecting and promoting human rights
Ensuring safety for Vietnamese staff working at UN peacekeeping missions in South Sudan and the Central African Republic is the first and the most important task amid the complicated development of the COVID-19 pandemic
Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, deputy minister of defence, speaks to Vietnam News Agency on Vietnam’s plans in United Nations’ peacekeeping missions.
An inter-sectoral conference was held in Hanoi on Thursday to review preparation work of the deployment of the level-2 field hospital No. 2 to replace the No. 1 currently operational in the war-torn African country, South Sudan.
Seven more Vietnamese military officers will join the United Nations peacekeeping missions in South Sudan and Central African Republic.