The Vietnamese delegation actively contributed to discussions at the Session and negotiation sessions on draft draft resolutions. In addition to the Resolution on climate change, Vietnam also co-sponsored 05 other resolutions. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, Head of the Vietnamese Delegation to Geneva spoke at various sessions to discuss different issues. The Vietnamese delegation also participated in the joint statements of ASEAN, the Francophone group and the group of countries that shared the same opinion at the discussion sessions on issues of common concern. … [Read more...] about UNHRC adopts Resolution on Human Rights, co-authored by Vietnam
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I sense that 2020 will be an innovative year for Vietnamese progress. Certainly, the nation has very little to lose by encouraging start-ups, allowing private enterprises more room to compete alongside the state industries. But much of this topic is too big to discuss in this article so I’ll be commenting on that in another feature soon. … [Read more...] about Happy Lunar New Year from Vietnam!
When incremental costs are involved, such as special transportation or food, the team provides estimates to their guests, who in turn foot the bill. The guides accept no tips, only token souvenirs that visitors sometimes bring with them. For those who insist on chipping in (but it’s by no means expected) they are welcome to donate to Hanoikids to cover their operating expenses. … [Read more...] about Hanoikids – Tours with a unique twist
Hanoi (VNA) - Implementing institutional reform is a crucial and challenging task of the National Assembly, especially in the context of the country's rapid development and deeper economic integration, according to NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. The top legislator highlighted the role of the National Assembly in the field in an article written for the book “Forecast 2020: Destruction/Reconstruction” published by the Vietnam News Agency, buying the copyright of the international media organisation Project Syndicate. She wrote after more than five years of implementing the 2013 Constitution, the National Assembly has achieved important and outstanding results in legislative activities, including the guarantee and protection of human rights and citizens’ rights as well as the issuance of legal documents to continuously reform economic institutions. Additionally, law on education-training, science-technology, health, culture and information, sports, religion, … [Read more...] about National Assembly strives to implement institutional reform
French President Emmanuel Macron argued in his speech at the ILO that the world needed to return to a "social market economy" in which everyone shared. (AFP/FABRICE COFFRINI) Macron made the comments at a conference marking the ILO's 100th anniversary, which has drawn dozens of heads of state and government. … [Read more...] about Macron warns on ‘capitalism gone mad’ in ILO speech