Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son delivered a statement at the High-level Segment of the 49th Regular Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on March 2.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc received the newly-appointed ambassadors of Mexico and the US, who came to present their credentials to the Vietnamese leader in Hanoi on February 11.
Vietnam has always made efforts to implement its international commitments in protecting human rights in line with the conventions that it has engaged in, said Deputy Foreign Minister Dang Hoang Giang.
Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son met with his counterparts from Cuba, Thailand, India, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Hungary, and Algeria in New York city on September 22.
Caitlin Wiesen, Resident Representative of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam, has applauded the Government’s efforts to make a mid-term report on the implementation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) third cycle recommendations.
Throughout history, Vietnam has always put its people at the centre of every socio-economic development strategy, programme, and project, thereby obtaining considerable and multifaceted achievements in ensuring human rights.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang has affirmed that Vietnam’s consistent policy is to protect and promote human rights, including basic rights to freedom specifically stipulated in the Constitution 2013 and many related legal documents.