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Vietnam has been elected as one of the Vice Presidents of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly’s 77th session, representing the Asia-Pacific region.

Three Vietnamese military officers awarded UNHQ medal

The United Nations on May 26 awarded its medal to three officers of the Vietnam People’s Army who are working at this organization’s headquarters in New York, USA, on Peacekeeper’s Day (May 29).

Vietnamese PM to visit United States, United Nations from May 11-17

Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will attend the ASEAN-US summit and have a working visit to the US and the United Nations (UN) at the invitation of the US President Joe Biden, according to the foreign ministry.

Vietnamese soldiers in UN’s peacekeeping operations are messengers of progress

Major General Hoang Kim Phung spoke with VietNamNet about the eight years of participation in the UN’s peacekeeping operations

Vietnam calls for dialogue, protection of civilians at UNGA's special session on Ukraine

Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang has called on parties involved in the Russia-Ukraine tensions to exercise restraint, stop the use of force, resume dialogue, and seek long-term solutions to differences.

Vietnam shares experience in poverty reduction, crisis settlement at UN CSocD session

Vietnam shared experience in promoting poverty reduction and overcoming difficulties during crisis at the 60th session of the UN Commission for Social Development (CSocD) that is taking place from February 7-16 in New York.

Vietnam reviews two years as United Nations Security Council non-permanent member

Vietnam had a successful tenure as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021.

Vietnam successfully affirms its position on international legal map

Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Hieu spoke about Vietnam’s active participation in the field of international law and the strategy of raising the country's voice in this field, contributing to improving national prestige and position.

Vietnam sends officers to UN Interim Security Force for Abyei

The Ministry of National Defence on January 28 handed over the President’s decisions to seven officers who will be sent to the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

Vietnam preparing personnel for higher posts in UN peacekeeping missions

Vietnam needs to prepare personnel to meet the requirements of higher positions in United Nations (UN) peacekeeping missions, and continue to send candidates, especially female staff.

Vietnam calls for political progress towards elections in Libya

Ambassador Pham Hai Anh, Deputy Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, has called on parties involved in Libya to speed up the transitional process in Libya towards holding successful and timely elections in the country.

Vietnam announces first military engineering unit to be sent to Sudan for peacekeeping

The Ministry of National Defence on Wednesday unveiled the first military engineering unit and rotation 4 of level-2 field hospital to be deployed to Sudan as part of the UN peacekeeping mission here.

Vietnam calls for eradication of barriers, discrimination against widows

A diplomat from Vietnam urged the eradication of barriers and discrimination against widows in conflicts while addressing an Arria-formula meeting of the UN Security Council (UNSC) on November 15.

Vietnamese representative re-elected to International Law Commission

Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Hong Thao was re-elected to the International Law Commission (ILC) for the 2023-2027 tenure on November 12 with 145 out of 191 votes, ranking fourth among 11 candidates from Asia-Pacific.

Vietnamese Ambassador stands for election to Int’l Law Commission again

Ambassador Nguyen Hong Thao, the first Vietnamese to be elected as a member of the International Law Commission (ILC), will continue running for this post for another tenure, 2023-2027.

Vietnam highlights ASEAN role in seeking peaceful solution to Myanmar issue

Vietnam has highlighted the role played by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in seeking a peaceful solution to the Myanmar issue during.

Vietnam affirms support for international legal processes at UN General Assembly

Ambassador Pham Hai Anh, Deputy Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, affirmed Vietnam’s support for international legal processes.

Vietnam highlights significance of UN peacekeeping at Fourth Committee’s debate

Vietnam has called on the UN and countries to pay greater attention to ensuring security and safety for UN peacekeeping forces, strengthening IT application in implementing operations, and defining tasks and resources for missions.

Sea level rise – challenge to int’l peace: ambassador

Vietnam shares difficulties facing small island developing states, coastal countries and those located below the sea level that are grappling with adverse impacts of the phenomenon.

Vietnam highlights significance of UN security force’s presence in Abyei

Vietnam has underlined the significance of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA)’s continuous presence in Abyei to maintain stability in the area and support the Joint Border Verification and Monitoring Mechanism (JBVMM).