Keyword: peacekeeping

Vietnam preparing personnel for higher posts in UN peacekeeping missions

Vietnam needs to prepare personnel to meet the requirements of higher positions in United Nations (UN) peacekeeping missions, and continue to send candidates, especially female staff, to the UN headquarters, Colonel Mac Duc Trong, deputy head of the Vietnam Department of...

PM meets UN Secretary-General, leaders of some European countries

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the government leaders of the UK, Germany and Croatia in Glasgow on November 1 evening (London time) on the sidelines of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26).

Vietnam’s “blue beret” officers - Messengers of peace

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...

Ground forces of Vietnam, Japan bolster cooperation

Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Van Nghia had virtual talks with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force’s Chief of Staff Gen. Yoshida Yoshihide on July 7.

Vietnam, Canada hold bilateral defence consultation

The 2021 Vietnam - Canada defence consultation took place via videoconference on July 7, highlighting that defence cooperation has been carried out effectively and reaped encouraging outcomes, the Quan doi Nhan dan (People’s Army) daily reported.

Staff of Level-2 Field Hospital No.2 pay homage to Uncle Ho

Staff members of Level-2 Field Hospital No.2, who had finished their tenure in South Sudan, and officers joining UN peacekeeping operations paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh during a ceremony held by the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations in Hanoi on June 29.

Argentina hopes for strategic partnership with Vietnam: ambassador

The new Argentinian Ambassador to Vietnam, Luis Pablo Maria Beltramino, has affirmed his country’s willingness to upgrade its relations with Vietnam to a strategic partnership, especially when the two sides are preparing to mark the 50th founding anniversary of their diplomatic...

Vietnamese “blue beret” soldiers with aspirations for world peace

“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...

Vietnam, France bolster defence cooperation

Vietnam and France have enjoyed positive strides in their relations, especially in defence, over the years, thereby strengthening the strategic partnership, Minister of Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang has said.