The country’s efforts to fight for national independence and reunification for decades are to ensure all Vietnamese people can enjoy to the fullest their human rights, including those of living in peace, independence and freedom, and of deciding their destiny and development path, he said. The adoption of the Constitution 2013 with an exclusive chapter on human rights and citizen rights and obligations and that of the over 90 subsequent legal documents related to human rights within four years were significant efforts to create an important legal framework for the protection of human rights and citizenship, he added. Besides, Vietnam has strived to improve the institutional system and create material facilities to better ensure human rights, Minh said, adding that all socio-economic development projects, programmes and strategies are built on the people-centred and people-oriented basis. These endeavours have brought positive outcomes in ensuring human rights in various fields from economy, society, and culture to civil and politics, the Deputy PM said. Vietnam is one of the countries to implement successfully many UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ahead of schedule and is effectively carrying out the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), he noted. The official cited that Vietnam has maintained an… Read full this story
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