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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Tags: the UN General Assembly
Vietnams ready to assume seat on UN Security Council Vietnam's ready to assume seat on UN Security Council
Vietnam News Agency talks with Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, about the preparations and challenges the country is facing during its two-year seat on the UN Security Council starting January 1 next year.
Top 10 events of Vietnam in 2019 selected by VNA Top 10 events of Vietnam in 2019 selected by VNA
The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has selected the top 10 events that shaped the country in 2019. These include the national public service portal debut, the host of the second US-DPRK Summit, or the non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the 2020-2021 term, among others.
Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights
A Vietnamese delegation led by Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy has been active in discussions on social development, the advancement of women, children’s rights, drug control and crime prevention during a meeting of the UN Third Committee which is underway in New York.
All nations must uphold the rule of law in the East Sea All nations must uphold the rule of law in the East Sea
In a recent interview with Vietnam News Agency, Nguyen Manh Dong, head of the Maritime Affairs Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ National Border Committee, reiterated Vietnam’s consistent policy that all international disputes, including those in the South China Sea (known in Vietnam as the East Sea), must be resolved by peaceful means as regulated in the Charter of the United Nations and the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
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.

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