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.
85 civilians killed, 373 wounded during Afghan election campaign: UN

85 civilians killed, 373 wounded during Afghan election campaign: UN

Hundreds of people were killed or wounded in violence related to Afghanistan's recent presidential election season as the Taliban sought to undermine the democratic process, a UN agency said on Tuesday (Oct 15).
Australia PM Scott Morrison lashes climate critics in UN speech

Australia PM Scott Morrison lashes climate critics in UN speech

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison used his UN speech on Wednesday (Sep 26) to slam critics of his country's climate record and to suggest Swedish teen Greta Thunberg was being exploited by others for ulterior motives.
Plans afoot to curb poverty

Plans afoot to curb poverty

Together with the Southeast Asian region as a whole, Vietnam is placing rapid poverty reduction at the top of strong commitments to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, aided by several excellent gains made over the past few years. Phuong Hao reports.  
Vietnam could be valuable addition to United Nations Security Council

Vietnam could be valuable addition to United Nations Security Council

Experts believe that Vietnam’s activity, consistency, and responsibility on global issues could find traction at the UNSC and be a force for good.
North Korea food production 'lowest for a decade': UN

North Korea food production 'lowest for a decade': UN

SEOUL: North Korea recorded its worst harvest for more than a decade last year, the United Nations said Wednesday (Mar 6), as natural disasters combined with its lack of arable land and inefficient agriculture to hit production.
UN chief warns 'we are losing the race' on climate change

UN chief warns 'we are losing the race' on climate change

UN chief Antonio Guterres on Thursday (Jan 24) warned that the world is "losing the race" on climate change as he demanded that governments make bolder commitments beyond the Paris accord.
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