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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Tags: maritime strategy
Significant values of UNCLOS to Vietnams maritime strategy Significant values of UNCLOS to Vietnam’s maritime strategy
November 16, 2019, is the 25th anniversary of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The Convention is one of the most important achievements of international law and the United Nations in the 20th century and continues to assert its role as the “Constitution of the seas and oceans” in the 21st century.
Law of the Sea of Vietnam Law of the Sea of Vietnam
This Law was passed on June 21, 2012, by the XIIIth National Assembly at its third session and came into force on January 1, 2013.
The 2012 Law of the Sea of Vietnam The 2012 Law of the Sea of Vietnam
Congress success heralds new stage of development Congress success heralds new stage of development
Highlights on congress delegates
Party central committee adopts resolutions to boost national development Party central committee adopts resolutions to boost national development
The 4th plenum of the Xth Party Central Committee, which was held in Hanoi from January 15-24, adopted resolutions on major policies for international economic integration, Vietnam’s marine strategy to 2020, reorganization of Party and state agencies, and the election of deputies to the XIIth National Assembly.
Fourth plenum of the Party Central Committee closes Fourth plenum of the Party Central Committee closes
The Party Central Committee closed its fourth plenum on January 24, having decided on the reorganization of Party agencies and adopted a Resolution on major undertakings and policies for rapid and sustainable economic development upon the country's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and a Resolution on Vietnam Maritime Strategy up to 2020.
Building a law on maritime zones of Vietnam Building a law on maritime zones of Vietnam
The Draft Law aims to clearly identify the scope of maritime zones and subjects of its regulation; to protect national sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction and legitimate interests of Vietnam at the sea; to reinforce the use, exploitation, protection and state management at the sea; to enhance international cooperation; and to maintain peace and stability in the region and the world.