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Thursday, November 21, 2019
Tags: Ambassador Duong Chi Dung
Vietnam attends WIPO General Assemblys 59th session Vietnam attends WIPO General Assembly’s 59th session
The World Intellectual Property Organization General Assembly opened its 59th session in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 30, drawing over 1,000 delegates from 191 member countries.
Vietnam contributes to UN Human Right Councils 42nd session Vietnam contributes to UN Human Right Council’s 42nd session
Vietnam has contributed to building contents of draft resolutions of the 42nd session of the UN Human Right Council in Geneva, Switzerland, which closed on September 27.
Asia-Pacific moving towards ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Asia-Pacific moving towards ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
The new Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons opened for signature on September 20, 2017, and will enter into force in 90 days after getting 50 instruments of ratification. After one year, 19 ratification instruments were deposited, near one third of them from Asia-Pacific countries (including Thailand, Palau, Vietnam, New Zealand, Cook Island and Samoa). This fact shows that Asia-Pacific is in the forward position to totally eliminate nuclear weapons in the world for the peace, security and human being. How to move forward the process of ratification of the TPNW? It’s is a big question before the International Committee of the Red Cross, other organizations and civil society to build a strategy to assist governments in achieving the final goal.
Vietnam supports peaceful use of nuclear power: Ambassador Vietnam supports peaceful use of nuclear power: Ambassador
Vietnam pursues a consistent policy of using nuclear power only for peaceful purposes, stated Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam's Permanent Mission to the UN, the WTO and other international organizations in Geneva.
Vietnam elected WIPO General Assembly Chairman Vietnam elected WIPO General Assembly Chairman
Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, World Trade Organization and other international organizations in Geneva, has been elected Chairman of the World Intellectual Property Organization General Assembly for 2018-2019.

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