Being a proactive member of the global community

Being a proactive member of the global community

Last week saw Vietnam celebrate 45 years since its accession to the United Nations. Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son writes about how the country has and will continue to enhance its relationship with the UN.
UN leader lauds Vietnam’s commitments to climate change response

UN leader lauds Vietnam’s commitments to climate change response

Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc had a meeting on August 3 with United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres who highly valued Vietnam's active and responsible contributions to the common work of the organisation, especially the country’s strong commitments in the fight against climate change, and promised to continue supporting Vietnam in this work.
Vietnam to help promote consensus as UN General Assembly Vice President: official

Vietnam to help promote consensus as UN General Assembly Vice President: official

As one of the Vice Presidents of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)’s 77th session, Vietnam can bring into play its role in handling differences among countries and promoting consensus on the UNGA’s decisions, an official has said.
Vietnam willing to join humanitarian efforts for Ukraine

Vietnam willing to join humanitarian efforts for Ukraine

Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), has affirmed that Vietnam supports and is always willing to contribute to the UN's humanitarian relief for Ukraine within its capacity and conditions.
Unilever Vietnam strives toward implementation of UN SDGs

Unilever Vietnam strives toward implementation of UN SDGs

Unilever Vietnam has conducted several sustainable development projects throughout the past 25 years. This not only proves the company’s commitment of “making sustainable living commonplace” to millions of Vietnamese but also contributes to implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
UN chief calls for action on Covid-19, climate

UN chief calls for action on Covid-19, climate

The United Nations chief warned Friday that the world is "moving in the wrong direction" and exhorted nations to take urgent action to fight the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change.
Vietnam votes for UN resolution calling for ending US embargo against Cuba

Vietnam votes for UN resolution calling for ending US embargo against Cuba

Vietnam on June 23 voted in favour of a United Nations (UN) resolution calling for an end to the decades-long economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the US against Cuba..
UN says $1 billion needed for Nigeria humanitarian crisis

UN says $1 billion needed for Nigeria humanitarian crisis

The United Nations estimated Tuesday that around $1 billion (840 million euros) were needed to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria's restive northeast, where 5.1 million people are at risk of acute hunger.
Being prepared for global events

Being prepared for global events

Last year was the second time Vietnam undertook the position of non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, with great self-confidence and responsibility.
UN raises $370 million for 2021 emergency fund

UN raises $370 million for 2021 emergency fund

The United Nations announced Tuesday it has raised more than $370 million for its emergency fund to help respond to crises in 2021.
PM sends message to high-level meeting to commemorate UN’s 75th anniversary

PM sends message to high-level meeting to commemorate UN’s 75th anniversary

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent a message to the United Nations (UN) High-Level Meeting marking the 75th anniversary of the UN in New York on September 21, as part of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly.
UN chief warns pandemic could spark global food emergency

UN chief warns pandemic could spark global food emergency

UNITED NATIONS: The world is facing an "impending global food emergency" that could impact hundreds of millions of people as the coronavirus pandemic threatens already strained supply chains, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday (Jun 9).
Over 660,000 displaced during pandemic despite UN plea

Over 660,000 displaced during pandemic despite UN plea

PARIS: More than 660,000 people have been displaced from their homes in conflict zones around the world since March, despite a UN call for a global ceasefire during the coronavirus pandemic, a top international aid group said Friday.
Vietnam calls for int’l cooperation among youth at UNSC meeting

Vietnam calls for int’l cooperation among youth at UNSC meeting

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the United Nations, has called for strengthened international cooperation among the youth and the promotion of the role of regional organisations in this field.
Vietnam attends UN social development commission session

Vietnam attends UN social development commission session

Dinh Nho Hung, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations, has affirmed the importance of social protection in dealing with homelessness while attending a UN Commission for Social Development session.
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