5/18/2016 - 14:33 (VOVworld) – The spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights made inaccurate and false remarks at recent gatherings in Hanoi and HCM city under the pretext of environmental protection following the mass deaths of fish along Vietnam’s central coast. The remarks questioned Vietnam’s respect for and protection of its citizen’s rights and freedoms. More 8/14/2015 - 16:53 (VOVworld) – Lawmakers continued to give opinions on the draft law on belief and religion on Friday. More 11/19/2014 - 15:31 (VOVworld) – The International Convention on Civil and Political Rights and the International Law on Human Rights state that employees deserve a safe, equable work environment that has no discrimination or forced work, and offers a salary and vacation. That was a topic at the 14th informal ASEM seminar in Hanoi on human rights and business. More 6/24/2014 - 16:04 (VOVworld) – Freedom to … [Read more...] about International Convention on Civil and Political rights
Un working group on business and human rights
Each time when the Spring comes, people often look back at world affairs in the previous year to enter the new year with a firmer mental posture. It is also the time for each country including Viet Nam to look at itself, other country and meditate on the times to bring the country forward, safeguard national interests in a constantly changing world. Potential opportunities and existing challenges In 2014, we witnessed unpredictable developments, leaving profound implications in all fields and all continents. Optimism about the world economic recovery was overruled by worries when growth stalled, and there were signs of new recession in some of big economies. (1) It is noticeable that global oil prices dropped by 50% since 2014 partially due to, on the one hand, slower global economic recovery than projected, and on the other hand, oil/gas production by hydraulic fracturing technology is about to redraw world energy map, hence deep geostrategic implications. Given economic … [Read more...] about Foreign relation work of the Party and State of Viet Nam in 2014 and key foreign relation tasks in 2015
The Hanoitimes - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has reaffirmed the State and Party's consistent policy of protecting and promoting human rights to better ensure the people's civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights. By Tuan Minh … [Read more...] about DPM reaffirmed human rights protection policy
Preface Chapter I: Vietnam's Viewpoints and Policies on Human Rights Chapter II: Vietnam's Achievements in the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights I. Civil and Political Rights 1. Rights to Vote and Stand for Election, and to Participate in the Administration of the State and Management of the Society 2. Freedoms of Speech and the Press, and the Right to Information 3. Freedom of Association and Assembly 4. Freedom of Religion and Belief 5. Ensuring Equal Rights among Ethnic Groups 6. Ensuring the Rights to Life, Physical Inviolability and Dignity 7. Freedom of Movement and Residence II. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 1. Rights to Economic Development and Improvement of the Material Life 2. Social Rights 3. Right to Healthcare III. Rights of Women, Children, Family, Elderly and Disabled People. 1. Women's Rights and Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women 2. The Rights of the Child 3. Rights of Disabled People and Agent … [Read more...] about The book “Achievements in Protecting and Promoting Human Rights in Vietnam”
In 2010, Vietnam overcame numerous difficulties and challenges to march forward. That was a year when Vietnam's proactive and comprehensive diplomacy effectively served the cause of national defense and development and gained successes to welcome of the 11th National Party Congress. In 2010, Vietnam overcame numerous difficulties and challenges to march forward. That was a year when Vietnam's proactive and comprehensive diplomacy effectively served the cause of national defense and development and gained successes to welcome of the 11th National Party Congress. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s diplomacy in 2010: Firmly marching on the road of integration and development.