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Monday, December 5, 2022
Tags: Nguyen Hong Thao
Thirty years implementation of Vietnam Marine Strategy: a long stride in realizing the strategic vision Thirty years’ implementation of Vietnam Marine Strategy: a long stride in realizing the strategic vision
Sustainable development of marine economy is an aspiration, a dream and goal of Vietnam’s socio-economic development policies which suits the world’s trend of development of blue marine economy. The Vietnam Marine Strategy for the 2007-20 period and the Strategy for sustainable development of marine economy for the 1993-2022 period implemented over the past 30 years have contributed to realizing such goal.
Thirty years implementation of Vietnam Marine Strategy: a long stride in realizing the strategic vision Thirty years’ implementation of Vietnam Marine Strategy: a long stride in realizing the strategic vision
Sustainable development of marine economy is an aspiration, a dream and goal of Vietnam’s socio-economic development policies which suits the world’s trend of development of blue marine economy. The Vietnam Marine Strategy for the 2007-20 period and the Strategy for sustainable development of marine economy for the 1993-2022 period implemented over the past 30 years have contributed to realizing such goal.
Vietnam makes active contributions to International Law Commission Vietnam makes active contributions to International Law Commission
Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Hong Thao has pledged to make more contributions to the progress and development of international law, for peace, friendship, cooperation and sustainable development in the world.
UNCLOS significant to intl peace security: experts UNCLOS significant to int’l peace, security: experts
Experts in a recent TV talk show underscored the significance of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and Vietnam’s engagement in this deal.
Vietnam successfully affirms its position on international legal map Vietnam successfully affirms its position on international legal map
Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Hieu spoke to The gioi & Viet Nam (The World and Viet Nam Report) online newspaper about Vietnam’s active participation in the field of international law and the strategy of raising the country's voice in this field, contributing to improving national prestige and position.
Vietnam takes active part in multilateral cooperation mechanisms in 2021 Vietnam takes active part in multilateral cooperation mechanisms in 2021
In 2021, Vietnam has continued acting as an active and responsible member of the international community as seen in its performance in many multilateral cooperation mechanisms.
Vietnamese representative re-elected to International Law Commission Vietnamese representative re-elected to International Law Commission
Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Hong Thao was re-elected to the International Law Commission for the 2023-2027 tenure on November 12 with 145 out of 191 votes, ranking fourth among 11 candidates from Asia-Pacific.
Vietnams efforts in maintenance of international peace and security Vietnam’s efforts in maintenance of international peace and security
With its foreign policy of peace, independence, self-reliance, respecting and committing to the principles and noble objectives of the United Nations (UN), Vietnam wishes to make more contributions to the common efforts of the international community in upholding international law and the UN Charter and promoting the role of the UN and multilateral institutions, especially in the maintenance of international peace and security. This article reviews Vietnam’s efforts in fulfillment of the UN’s common goals of maintenance of international peace and security as well as its guidelines, policies and actions on the issue.
Viability of the South China Sea Arbitration Award: an analysis Viability of the South China Sea Arbitration Award: an analysis
On July 12, 2016, an international tribunal in the Hague issued its final award in favor of the Philippines against China and addressed a number of legal questions in the South China Sea (known as East Sea in Vietnam). Five years have passed, given that the South China Sea situation remains unresolved and China still rejects the arbitration, this landmark decision has inspired numerous discussions on legal issues and has been considered providing a legal background for the maritime activities taken by various countries in the South China Sea.
Vietnams position in negotiating an instrument on biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction Vietnam’s position in negotiating an instrument on biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction
Nguyen Hong Thao and Le Thi Anh Dao The establishment of a legally binding instrument on biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction and Vietnam’s need for participation The access to, use and benefit sharing of biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) have not been comprehensively governed by existing international law, whilst marine genetic resources are becoming the subject of competition due to substantial economic benefits those resources provide. Cognizant of growing threats to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ), the General Assembly of the United Nations has issued a resolution to establish an Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to study BBNJ issues since 2004, followed by the convening of the Intergovernmental Conference with four sessions held between 2018 and 2020 to elaborate the text of the BBNJ instrument .

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