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UNHRC adopts Vietnam-proposed resolution on climate change, human rights

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on July 14 wrapped up its 47th session in Geneva, Switzerland, with 27 resolutions adopted, including one regarding climate change and human rights, 

which was initiated and compiled by Vietnam together with Bangladesh and the Philippines, focusing on vulnerable groups, especially the disabled and the elderly.

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The State policy creates favourable condition for education in ethnic minority areas. (Photo: VNA)

Since 2014, Vietnam and UN member states have introduced the annual resolutions on climate change and human rights to the UNHRC for adoption, focusing on the rights of children, immigrants and women.

At the 47th session, the Vietnamese delegation delivered speeches at 22 discussions on the right to health care, and the right of the elderly and immigrants amid climate change, gender equality and extreme poverty reduction following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai. (Photo: VNA)

Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN, the World Trade Organisation and other international organisations in Geneva, highlighted the country's achievements in promoting and protecting human rights.

She affirmed that Vietnam supports the UN’s human rights mechanisms as well as practical and constructive dialogues on the issue.

Mai called on countries to step up COVID-19 vaccine production, ensure timely and fair access to vaccines to effectively deal with the pandemic and foster inclusive and sustainable recovery.

Representatives from Vietnam and ASEAN member states also delivered several joint speeches on topics such as response to the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and human rights, prevention of violence against women, technical cooperation to promote the right to education and ensure fair and inclusive education and life-long study for all citizens.

The Vietnamese delegation actively took part in building the contents of the documents and co-sponsored initiatives in the spirit of dialogue and cooperation, ensuring that the UNHRC’s activities are in line with basic principles of international law.

The session took place from June 22 to July 14 in both online and in-person forms.

Source: VNA

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