Vietnam joins US-led Call to Action on Women’s Economic Empowerment

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), has represented Vietnam to sign the new US-led Call to Action on Women’s Economic Empowerment, together with... Read more »

Second Vietnamese military officer to work at UN headquarters

A Vietnamese military officer has become the second to secure a position at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York, the U.S. Read more »

UN welcomes new Libya ceasefire agreement

The rival sides in Libya’s conflict signed a permanent ceasefire Friday, a deal the United Nations billed as historic after years of fighting that has split the North African country... Read more »

UN allows Vietnam’s multilateral diplomacy to shine

Since joining the UN in 1977, Vietnam has contributed to and benefited from the organization’s activities with the international body allowing Vietnam’s multilateral diplomacy to shine. Read more »

United Nations to remain as lighthouse for multilateralism: Deputy PM

The United Nations (UN) will remain as a lighthouse for multilateralism and an incubator of initiatives for global peace and development, said Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham... Read more »

Indonesia affirms stance on East Sea

Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsuidi and other ASEAN countries reiterated their firm stance of rejecting China's maritime claims, which run counter to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law... Read more »

Prime Minister says UN is a priority in Vietnam’s foreign policy

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the UN has always been a priority in Vietnam's foreign policy as he received UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Kamal Malhotra and a number... Read more »

UN is a priority in Vietnam’s foreign policy: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the UN has always been a priority in Vietnam's foreign policy as he received UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Kamal Malhotra and a number... Read more »

Building back better on food and agriculture

The Covid-19 pandemic could push an additional 130 million people worldwide into chronic hunger by the end of 2020. Read more »

FM: Vietnam supports efforts towards nuclear disarmament

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has sent a message to the United Nations General Assembly’s High-level Meeting to commemorate International Day for the Total Elimination of... Read more »

UN chief concerned of nuclear risks

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Friday that the world is living “in the shadow of nuclear catastrophe,” fueled by growing distrust and tensions between the nuclear powers. Read more »

Vietnam values gender equality and women’s rights: NA Chairwoman

Promotion of gender equality and women's rights is a consistent policy of Vietnam, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said Thursday. Read more »

Vietnam lauds co-operation between UN and African Union

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese mission to the UN, praised the co-operation activities between the UN Security Council (UNSC) and the African Union Peace and Security Council... Read more »

Vietnam calls on Israel to cease expansion of settlement areas

Vietnam has called on Israel to cease the expansion of settlement areas and fulfill its duties in line with international law. Read more »

UN chief urges ceasefire between Azerbaijan, Armenia

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on Azerbaijani and Armenian leaders to establish a ceasefire. Read more »

UN to hold emergency meeting on Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Tuesday behind closed doors on the ethnic Armenian region of Nagorno-Karabakh, where fierce fighting has raged since the weekend. Read more »

Denmark supports Vietnam in actions against food loss and waste

The "Actions against Food Loss and Waste" campaign has been kicked off with a series of activities including an exhibition, seminars, and business meetings between Vietnamese and Danish sector experts... Read more »

Vietnam proves its active role in UN

Since officially joining the United Nations on September 20, 1977, Vietnam has proactively made substantial contributions to the international organisation’s operation. Read more »

UN should nurture multilateral cooperation initiatives: Vietnamese leader

The UN must serve as the “incubator” for multilateral cooperation initiatives for peace, development and prosperity, stated Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong in his first-ever remarks... Read more »

Vietnamese abroad urged to make more contributions to homeland

Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, head of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the UN, WTO and other international organisations in Geneva, called on the Vietnamese community in Switzerland to... Read more »

UN Charter must provide norms for international relations: Vietnam’s top leader

Vietnamese Party leader and President Nguyen Phu Trong has stressed that the United Nations Charter and fundamental principles of international law must provide the norms of behavior for all countries... Read more »

UN and SOVICO help develop Hanoi into creative city

Guided by the values of sustainability and respect for local culture, the deal envisions Hanoi's development as a “Creative Capital” whose development builds on its creative past and the energy... Read more »

United Nations General Assembly opens

A ceremony celebrating the UN’s 75th founding anniversary opened the 75th session of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday. Read more »

EU rejects US reimposition of UN sanctions on Iran

The EU rejects the US’s unilateral attempt to “snap back” UN sanctions on Iran, according to EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell. Read more »

Vietnam is a strong partner of the United Nations

Vietnamese Party, Government and National Assembly leaders are to send messages to upcoming high-level meetings of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly opening next Monday. Read more »

UN calls for immediate action to tackle food insecurity

UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock on Thursday asked the Security Council and UN member states to take immediate action to tackle food insecurity and to boost humanitarian... Read more »

European powers reject China’s South China Sea claims

The U.K., France and Germany have reaffirmed that China’s exercise of so-called "historic rights" in the South China Sea does not comply with international law. Read more »

Vietnam praises recent developments in South Sudan

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Head of the Vietnamese mission to the UN, commended developments in South Sudan since the formation of a transitional government earlier this year. Read more »

ASEAN, UN vow to advance comprehensive partnership

Representatives of ASEAN member countries and UN officials reviewed the implementation of projects and cooperation activities within the ASEAN-UN Plan of Action for 2016-2020, during their annual meeting on September... Read more »

Afghanistan, Taliban urged to seize peace opportunity

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday welcomed the start of negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban in Doha, Qatar, saying he hopes that progress toward peace can lead... Read more »

UN recognizes WHO’s leadership in coordinating global responses to COVID-19

The UN General Assembly on Friday approved a wide-ranging resolution on tackling the coronavirus pandemic over objections from the US and Israel, and Ukraine and Hungary abstaining. Read more »

Vietnam calls for implementation of UNSC’s resolution

Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy has said resolutions on youth, peace, and security should be implemented at every level. Read more »

Vietnam backs UN-OIF cooperation

Vietnam, as a member of both the UN and the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF), always support the cooperation between the two bodies, said Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Permanent... Read more »

UN begins pullout from South Sudan civilian protection camps

The United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission in South Sudan said Friday it has begun withdrawing its troops and police from the civilian protection camps that began as a frantic experiment... Read more »

US to redirect WHO funding to other UN programs

The US plans to redirect its WHO funding to other UN programs after it withdraws from the WHO next year, the US State Department said on Thursday. Read more »

Vietnam mission to UN celebrates Vietnam’s National Day

The Vietnamese delegation to the UN on Wednesday organized an online ceremony to mark Vietnam’s 75th National Day. Read more »

UN Secretary General congratulates Vietnam ahead of National Day

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has extended his warmest congratulations to both the Vietnamese Government and people ahead of the country’s 75th anniversary of National Day, which falls on September... Read more »

Vietnam moves up 2 places in UN’s E-Government Development Index

As many as 70.35% of Vietnamese people have access to Internet, a significant increase from the 46.5% in 2018. Read more »

Vietnam underscores need to ensure humanitarian aid for Syria

Ambassador and Deputy Head of the Vietnamese Mission to the UN Pham Hai Anh has outlined the necessity of offering timely, secure, and unobstructed access to humanitarian aid efforts in... Read more »

Vietnam hails positive progress in Iraq

The UN Security Council on Wednesday held an online conference to discuss the current situation in Iraq. Read more »