Despite living and working far from their families in difficult circumstances and harsh African weather conditions, female Vietnamese soldiers in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan have performed their assigned tasks well and at the same time demonstrated the...
The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, on February 21 thanked Vietnam for its strong support for as well as personnel contributions to UN peacekeeping operations.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Chairman of the National Assembly (NA)’s Committee for External Relations Vu Hai Ha attended the 143rd General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-143) and related meetings in Madrid, Spain, from November 27-30.
With standout contributions to United Nations’ peacekeeping missions over the past seven years, the Vietnam Centre for Peacekeeping, now the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, has helped improve the profile and role of Vietnam’s military and Vietnam as a whole in the...
The Ministry of National Defence on August 17 handed over the President’s decision to assign Lieutenant Colonel Vu Thi Kim Oanh to the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.
Bilateral and multilateral defence diplomacy has been carried out in a proactive, flexible, creative, effective, and substantive manner, continuing to serve as one of the pillars in Vietnam’s diplomacy and help raise the country’s role, stature, and prestige in the world.
“Let us live in peace and love. Let us forget the last things”. These words are written on a blackboard at a school in Bentiu town in South Sudan. Just a few words, but they leave a strong impression. They reflect a desire to live in peace, with stability and development, by not...
“The moment Flight C17 landed at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi after flying from Juba, the capital of South Sudan, touched me the most. The joy of returning to the Fatherland and my family after nearly 18 months away overwhelmed my comrades and I.”
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...
Vietnam’s peacekeeping force has worked to enhance the country’s position in promoting the implementation of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), including maintaining sustainable peace around the world, Major General Hoang Kim Phung, Director of the Vietnam Department of...
Ho Chi Minh City’s Vietnam Youth Federation held an exchange programme on April 15 between 24 Vietnamese peacekeepers who have returned from the UN mission in South Sudan and over 500 local young people.
Vietnam will strive to outstandingly perform its role as the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) President in April, significantly contributing to realising the foreign policy set by the 13th National Party Congress.
The Defence Ministry held a ceremony on March 23 in Ho Chi Minh City to send off the staff of the third Level-2 Field Hospital, who will participate in the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.
The President of Vietnam during the 2016-2021 tenure has effectively fulfilled his tasks, jurisdiction and duties in accordance with the Constitution, as well as tasks assigned by the Politburo and the Secretariat during the, a report has said.
Deputy Minister of Defence, Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyen Chi Vinh, has expressed a hope that Vietnam will continue to send peacekeeping forces to more areas and plant more Vietnamese flags on the world peacekeeping map.
Vietnam’s participation in UN peacekeeping operations is a major policy of the Party and State and also a step towards realising the country’s policy of intensive and comprehensive integration into the world.
The Defence Ministry held a ceremony on March 12 to present the President’s decision to send Lieut. Col Tran Duc Huong from the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations, to take up a position at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
Vietnam has actively participated in UN peacekeeping missions in many regions of the world over recent years, most notably by establishing field hospitals in South Sudan. The experience of female doctors and nurses have contributed to upholding the image of Vietnamese women and...
The National Assembly has issued Resolution No 130/2020/QH14 on Vietnam’s participation in UN peacekeeping missions.
Deputies at the 14th National Assembly on October 24 gave opinions on a draft resolution on Vietnam’s engagement in UN peacekeeping operations, as part of the ongoing NA’s 10th session.