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Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam's permanent mission to the UN in Geneva, has affirmed Vietnam’s support for efforts to disarm nuclear weapons through regional and international multilateral mechanisms.


UK, US, and Australia support training for staff Vietnam's peace-keeping forces

A training course for staff of Vietnam’s military level-2 field hospital No.2 was launched in Hanoi on June 19 with the support of partners from the UK, the US, and Australia.


Int’l law body hails Vietnam’s realities

Members of the International Law Commission (ILC) have hailed the realities in Vietnam and Southeast Asia at the first session of the just-concluded 71st general assembly at the UN office in Geneva.

Vietnam’s priorities after winning UNSC non-permanent seat

Deputy PM and FM Pham Binh Minh has stressed the need to further boost the role of multilateralism in an interview granted to Vietnam News Agency's reporter after Vietnam won a seat on the UNSC.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc talks about “dual responsibility” after Vietnam elected to UNSC

Vietnam will shoulder “great and dual responsibility” as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for 2020-2021 tenure and ASEAN Chairmanship 2020, according to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.


Countries congratulate Vietnam on winning election to UNSC

Representatives from many countries at the United Nations sent congratulations to Vietnam on becoming a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2020-2021 with 192 votes of the total 193 UN member countries.


Vietnam enhances cooperation in UN peacekeeping operations

Vietnam will step up defence cooperation in the United Nations peacekeeping operations in the coming time, stated Deputy Minister of Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh.


Joining UN peacekeeping missions affirms VN’s contributions to world peace

Vietnam’s participation in the United Nations’ peacekeeping missions is a humanitarian activity of great significance, affirming the country’s responsibility towards the international community.


Vietnam carefully prepares for non-permanent seat at UNSC: Spokeswoman

Vietnam is making meticulous preparations and sharing experience with countries, UN agencies and international research organisations to get ready for participation in the UNSC for the 2020-2021 term.


Vietnam has good chances to come to UNSC: Swedish diplomat

Vietnam has very good chances to be elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in an election scheduled for June 7, according to a Swedish high-ranking diplomat.


Ambassador: Vietnam could be optimistic about UNSC non-permanent seat

Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of the Vietnam Permanent Mission to the UN for 2014-2018, has said there are reasons for Vietnam to be optimistic about its run for non-permanent membership of the UNSC for the 2020-2021 tenure.


Vietnam has big chance to win UNSC’s non-permanent seat: senior diplomat

Vietnam has a big opportunity to win a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council for the 2020-2021 term, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the UN, has said.

UN commits to stop ocean plastic waste

 Nations have agreed that the world needs to completely stop plastic waste from entering the oceans.

Beijing makes new “threat”

China's statement to withdraw from the UNCLOS in response to the decision of the Permanent Court of Arbitration is not entirely a new idea, but if this scenario actually happens, it will have two major impacts on regional and international order.

Vietnam prioritises combating drugs: Deputy PM

 Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam voiced his hope for continued support from the United Nations and its International Narcotics Control Board in the combat against drugs.

Deputy PM: Vietnam to contribute more to UN peacekeeping mission

 Vietnam has learnt a lot from one year joining the United Nations peacekeeping mission and is ready to contribute more actively to peacekeeping activities, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has said.

Viet Nam, UN to strengthen ties and promote UN charter

 VietNamNet Bridge – State President Truong Tan Sang and the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon discussed measures to promote multi-dimensional co-operation between Viet Nam and the UN in Ha Noi on Friday.

UN General Secretary’s visit to Vietnam looks to raise aid use efficiency

 General Secretary of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon will embark on a two-day visit to Vietnam from May 22-23, his second visit to the country since he took office in 2007.

Ebola: Visiting envoy Samantha Power condemns response

The US ambassador to the UN has begun a visit to the three nations worst hit by the Ebola outbreak, criticising the level of international support so far.

UN appreciates Vietnam’s participation in peacekeeping

 The United Nations (UN) appreciates Vietnam’s active participation in peacekeeping operations and believes the country will be a reliable peacekeeping partner, UN high-level officials said.