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Monday, May 10, 2021
Tags: UN
Vietnams peacekeeping force wins high appreciation Vietnam’s peacekeeping force wins high appreciation
The peacekeeping force of Vietnam has made considerable contributions over the past years, which have won the recognition and high evaluation from the United Nations and international friends, thereby helping to promote the country’s stature and prestige in the region and the world.
Vietnamese President chairs UNSCs high-level open debate Vietnamese President chairs UNSC's high-level open debate
In his capacity as President of the United Nations Security Council in April 2021, Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 19 chaired a High-level Open Debate on "Cooperation between the UN and regional organizations in enhancing confidence-building and dialogue in conflict prevention and resolution", which was held in both online and in-person formats.
Vietnam contributes to maintaining international peace security Vietnam contributes to maintaining international peace, security
As President of the United Nations Security Council in April 2021, Vietnam will organize a high-level open debate on the role of regional organizations in promoting confidence-building and dialogue in conflict prevention and resolution on April 19 via both in-person and online forms.
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 .
Vietnamese ambassador runs for re-election to International Law Commission Vietnamese ambassador runs for re-election to International Law Commission
Vietnam’s permanent missions to the United Nations (UN) in New York and Geneva have recently sent diplomatic notes to the UN and countries informing the candidacy of Ambassador Nguyen Hong Thao to the International Law Commission (ILC) for the 2023-2027 tenure, marking the official start of the Vietnamese candidate’s campaign for re-election to the UN’s important body.
Vietnam assumes UNSC Presidency for second time in 2020-2021 tenure Vietnam assumes UNSC Presidency for second time in 2020-2021 tenure
Vietnam on April 1 began activities in its capacity as President of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for April, the second and last time the country has assumed the post during its 2020-2021 tenure as a non-permanent member.
E-government development among outstanding achievements of Vietnam: PM E-government development among outstanding achievements of Vietnam: PM
One of the highlights in the e-government building of Vietnam in the last two years is the inauguration of the National Public Service Portal on December 9, 2019, reported the Government Office at a meeting of the National Committee for E-Government on March 10.
First national forum held on engaging men in promoting gender equality First national forum held on engaging men in promoting gender equality
A national forum on “Engaging Men and Boys in the Promotion of Gender Equality and the Elimination of Gender-based Violence” was held for the first time in Hanoi with 200 delegates participating both online and in person.
Vietnam joins WTO negotiations on fisheries subsidies Vietnam joins WTO negotiations on fisheries subsidies
Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN), World Trade Organization (WTO) and other international organizations in Geneva, led a delegation to join WTO negotiations on fisheries subsidies, which was held virtually in February.
PM proposes measures to galvanize intl efforts to address climate-related risks to peace security PM proposes measures to galvanize int’l efforts to address climate-related risks to peace, security
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended and delivered remarks at an open debate of the UN Security Council on addressing climate-related risks to international peace and security, which was held in the form of video conferencing on February 23.