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Saturday, January 25, 2020
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Bringing Vietnams criminal justice system in harmony with the convention against torture Bringing Vietnam’s criminal justice system in harmony with the convention against torture
The 1984 United Nations Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT), one of the nine fundamental conventions on human rights, came into force on June 26, 1987, after being ratified by 20 member states[1]. Vietnam acceded to the UNCAT on November 7, 2013, and ratified it a year later. As a member state to the UNCAT, Vietnam has spared no efforts to build its legal system, particularly criminal justice laws including the Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Law on Custody and Temporary Detention, Law on Execution of Criminal Judgments, Law on Organization of Criminal Investigation, etc., in conformity with the UNCAT.
Vietnam Japan agree to enhance exchanges between parliamentarians Vietnam, Japan agree to enhance exchanges between parliamentarians
Vietnam and Japan have agreed to increase exchanges between parliamentarians, especially young and female ones, to share information and experience in legislative activities.
Vietnamese Kazakhstani top legislators hold talks Vietnamese, Kazakhstani top legislators hold talks
Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan held talks with Chairman of the Mazhilis (lower house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin on November 14, following a welcome ceremony held for the guest the same day.
Vietnam treasures friendship cooperation with Morocco: NA Chairwoman Vietnam treasures friendship, cooperation with Morocco: NA Chairwoman
Vietnam always attaches much importance to developing the friendship and all-round cooperation with Morocco, Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan affirmed on August 26.
Vietnam EU sign free trade investment protection agreements Vietnam, EU sign free trade, investment protection agreements
The EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU - Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) were officially signed in Hanoi on June 30, in the witness of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Vietnamese National Assembly and Government leaders, and leaders of the European Union.
Top legislator holds talks with Bhutans National Council Chairman Top legislator holds talks with Bhutan’s National Council Chairman
Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on May 13 held talks with Chairman of the National Council (Upper House) of Bhutan Tashi Dorji, who is in Vietnam for an official visit and to attend the 16th UN Day of Vesak.
Vietnam Cuba share experience in policymaking Vietnam, Cuba share experience in policymaking
Vietnamese National Assembly Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu has met with Vice President of the State Council and Comptroller General of Cuba Gladys Bejerano Portela and Vice President of the Council of Ministers Marino Murillo as part his working visit to the Caribbean nation.
Vietnam Micronesia wish to reinforce parliamentary ties Vietnam, Micronesia wish to reinforce parliamentary ties
Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with Speaker of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia Wesley W. Simina in Doha, Qatar, on April 7.
Womens political participation still falls short of target Women’s political participation still falls short of target
Nearly 40 years ago in 1981, Vietnam joined the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. Since then, the country has adopted many laws and policies to improve women’s leadership and political participation. This article looks into and proposes solutions for increasing female participation in politics in Vietnam.
PM hosts delegates from EPs Fisheries Committee PM hosts delegates from EP’s Fisheries Committee
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 29 welcomed a delegation from the European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on Fisheries led by Gabriel Mato, MEP and committee spokesperson.

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