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Friday, July 10, 2020
Tags: Israel
How will the EVFTA contribute to more transparency? How will the EVFTA contribute to more transparency?
This article looks at the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), recently ratified by the EU Parliament, from the angle of transparency. Reviewing the road from WTO’s limited use of measures to improve transparency and reduce bribery in international trade to new generation FTAs, the paper examines headways made in mainstreaming transparency in practically all chapters of the trade agreement.
Vietnam chairs UNSC open debate on Middle East situation Vietnam chairs UNSC open debate on Middle East situation
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on January 21 held a periodic open debate on the Middle East situation, including Palestine, under the chair of Vietnam.
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.
Ha Tinh - an emerging FDI spot in central Vietnam Ha Tinh - an emerging FDI spot in central Vietnam
Ha Tinh province serves as a bridge linking the north and south of Vietnam with convenient road and railway routes. Its 56,000-hectare Cau Treo border gate is among the nation’s nine major border-gate economic zones entitled to government budget allocations during 2016-20.
Vietnam treasures multifaceted ties with Israel: Party leader Vietnam treasures multifaceted ties with Israel: Party leader
Vietnam attaches importance to the friendship and multifaceted cooperation with Israel in the cause of peace and development, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said on March 20.
Finance sector gets ready for international economic integration Finance sector gets ready for international economic integration
International economic integration plays a crucial role in accelerating economic development and enhancing the political position of Vietnam in the world. The finance sector’s integration and cooperation activities have actively contributed to promoting international economic integration and national economic reform through boosting international trade as well as regional and sectoral restructuring. In 2015, along with further scrutinizing, revising and issuing tariffs for implementing the free trade agreements (FTAs) currently in force, the finance sector took the initiative in devising plans for negotiation and conclusion of several FTAs, including the TPP agreement, the EU-Vietnam bilateral FTA, the Vietnam-RoK FTA and the Vietnam-Eurasian Economic Union FTA.
Nghe An province: vast attractive and hospitable Nghe An province: vast, attractive and hospitable
Nghe An is the largest province and the fourth most populous locality in the country, following Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Thanh Hoa province.
Strategic partnership: a framework of foreign relations in the age of globalization Strategic partnership: a framework of foreign relations in the age of globalization
Since the end of the Cold War, international relations have witnessed great and profound changes. The world conjuncture has shifted to a multipolar order with many centers of power. Peace, cooperation and development have become a major tendency in the world.
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.
Hanoi declaration Hanoi declaration
The 17th Congress of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, the organization’s first-ever meeting in Asia, was held in Hanoi on June 6-10 with the participation of jurists, legal experts and law students from 20 countries.

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