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Sunday, August 25, 2019
Tags: the UN General Assembly
Vesak 2019 demonstrates VNs respect for freedom of religion: Deputy PM Vesak 2019 demonstrates VN’s respect for freedom of religion: Deputy PM
The successful organization of the 16th United Nations Day of Vesak earlier this year helped demonstrate Vietnam’s respect for the freedom of belief and religion, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh said at a meeting on July 29.
Ten outstanding external relations events of Vietnam in 2018 Ten outstanding external relations events of Vietnam in 2018
Vietnam closes the year 2018 with many political, diplomatic and socio-economic events and hallmarks which have drawn special international attention. The following are 10 prominent external relations events selected by the Vietnam News Agency.
Vietnam becomes member of UN Commission on International Trade Law Vietnam becomes member of UN Commission on International Trade Law
Vietnam has for the first time become a member of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), singing up for a six-year term.
Vietnam in the run for UN Security Council seat Vietnam in the run for UN Security Council seat
Vietnam has been nominated for a position as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the term 2020-2021. Tran Viet Thai, vice head of the Institute for Foreign Policy and Strategic Studies under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, spoke to Vietnam Investment Review about the importance of this position for the country.
Vietnam affirms stronger cooperation with UN Vietnam affirms stronger cooperation with UN
Promoting effective cooperation with the United Nations is always a top priority of Vietnam’s foreign policies, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a ceremony to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Vietnam’s membership to the UN in Hanoi on October 17.
Vietnamese diplomat elected to International Law Commission Vietnamese diplomat elected to International Law Commission
Vietnam’s Ambassador to Kuwait Nguyen Hong Thao has been elected to the United Nations’ International Law Commission (ILC) with 120 out of 191 votes by the UN General Assembly.
Vietnam joins UN Convention against Torture Vietnam joins UN Convention against Torture
Double jeopardy and other principles of the Rome Statute Double jeopardy and other principles of the Rome Statute
The ne bis in idem principle is codified in Article 20 of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The essence of this double jeopardy principle is that no one will be tried twice for the same offense. This is an important principle in criminal law to protect individuals who have been already prosecuted from re-prosecution or re-conviction for the same offense.
Juvenile justice Juvenile justice
In the context of judicial reform, juvenile justice has received special attention from the Party, the State of Vietnam and society, as reflected in both legislation and law enforcement.
Government faces global warming issue Government faces global warming issue
The Government has recently adopted an up-to-2010 action plan to implement the Kyoto Protocol on climate change.

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