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Vietnam becomes one of first nations to sign High Seas Treaty

Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son on September 20 signed the United Nations agreement on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction.

President Joe Biden highlights Vietnam-US relations at UN General Assembly

US President Joe Biden highlighted the relations between Vietnam and the US in his speech at the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 19.

Image of Vietnam’s “blue berets” promoted to world

Vietnam’s Military Engineering Unit Rotation 1 has left good impressions on international friends in general and Abyei residents in particular during their one-year mission at the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

VN advocates int’l cooperation to ensure human rights amid global challenges

Assistant to the Vietnamese Foreign Minister Nguyen Minh Vu led a Vietnamese delegation to the annual discussions on women’s rights, climate change and a dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty.

VN highlights substantive dialogue, cooperation to promote human rights

At the 53rd session of the UN Human Rights Council, which run from June 19 to July 14, Vietnam continues to promote its participation as a member for the 2023-2025 tenure.

Agreement of the high seas adopted

The adoption of this treaty is an historic achievement marking the successful end of more than a decade of multilateral work.

Conventional ammunition management framework must respect int'l law, UN charter

The framework should be voluntary and non-binding, take into account the level of development and national law, and place no additional burdens on developing countries.

VN supports implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

As one of the countries most affected by natural disasters and climate change, Vietnam always attaches importance to fulfilling global commitments to disaster risk reduction.

Countries hail Vietnam’s performance in SDGs realisation

UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Pauline Tamesis and representatives of countries have commended Vietnam’s performance in materialising sustainable development goals (SDGs) as well as its government’s leadership in this regard.

First Vietnamese joins International Law Commission

Ambassador Nguyen Hong Thao, the first and only Vietnamese to be a member of the United Nations' International Law Commission (ILC), has been elected the ILC's Chief Rapporteur.

Deputy PM holds bilateral meetings on sidelines of UN 2023 Water Conference

Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha had bilateral meetings with many foreign leaders on the sidelines of the UN 2023 Water Conference, which is taking place in New York from March 22-24.

UN Under-Secretary-General visits Vietnam's engineering unit in Abyei

UN Under-Secretary-General Atul Khare visited Vietnam's Engineering Unit Rotation 1 at UNISFA on March 6.

Vietnam reaffirms support for UN Secretary-General’s role, efforts

Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), on February 6 stressed the necessity to devote national and international resources to peace, development and human.

US permanent representative to UN Human Rights Council visits Vietnam

Vietnam hopes the United States will support Vietnam’s initiatives and priorities at the UN Human Rights Council during its 2023-2025 membership tenure.

Vietnam says UN Security Council reform is urgent

Vietnam consistently supports the reform of the UN Security Council to ensure its representation, democracy, transparency and efficiency so that it can better respond to global challenges.

UN Human Rights Council seat demonstrates int'l recognition of Vietnam's achievements

With its seat in the UNHRC, Vietnam will have opportunities to contribute to promoting all human rights on the basis of impartiality, cooperation and dialogue.

Prime Minister, NA Chairman receive UN Secretary-General

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on October 22 for visiting United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.

VN President, UN Chief chairs ceremony marking 45th anniversary of VN’s UN membership

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres co-chaired a ceremony commemorating the 45th anniversary of VN’s membership in the UN (September 20, 1977 – 2022) in Hanoi on Friday.

UN Secretary-General arrives in Vietnam for official visit

Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres arrived in Hanoi on October 21 morning, beginning a two-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of President Nguyen Xuan Phuc.