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Vietnam improves its position on Sustainable Development Goals

Vietnam is up three ranks on the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Index this year, moving ahead on several fronts.

Vietnam military doctors train for UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan

Vietnam will send military medical personnel to South Sudan for a U.N. peacekeeping mission in October, and they have been carrying out drills.

Vietnam takes over presidency of UN disarmament body

Vietnam has become the president of the United Nations Conference on Disarmament for a second time.
June 26, 2019 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam elected non-permanent UN Security Council member for 2020-2021 term

For the second time in history, Vietnam has become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
June 07, 2019 | 10:49 pm GMT+7

Vietnam hosts training course for UN logistics officers

A training course for United Nations logistics officers began in Hanoi on Tuesday, with 13 Vietnamese and 15 foreigners attending.
April 17, 2019 | 11:53 am GMT+7

What lies ahead for Vietnam if it gets UN Security Council seat

Vietnam is the only Asian candidate for the 2020-21 term on U.N. Security Council, and everything indicates it will do a competent job.
April 04, 2019 | 11:03 am GMT+7

Male 'gender norms' may contribute to higher death rates: UN report

Half of deaths of people aged 10 to 24 in the Americas are due to murders, fatal road accidents and rising suicide rates, with men and boys the main victims.
March 06, 2019 | 10:19 am GMT+7

North Korea asks UN to help address food shortage

North Korea has asked U.N. aid agencies for help to address a looming food crisis after figures forecast a sharp drop in crop production for this year.
February 22, 2019 | 03:26 pm GMT+7

One in three UN employees have been sexually harassed: survey

A third of United Nations employees have reported experiencing sexual harassment at the world body over the last two years, according to a survey released Tuesday.
January 16, 2019 | 10:14 am GMT+7

UN climate negotiators sweat over detail and divides

Half-way through talks to breathe life into the Paris climate deal negotiators haggled over how to share the cost of curbing global warming and struggled to bridge deep political divides.
December 09, 2018 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Two Vietnamese military officers leave for UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan

Vietnam has deployed two military observers to oversee United Nations peacekeeping in South Sudan.
November 21, 2018 | 10:19 am GMT+7

Vietnam reiterates opposition to Cuba sanctions

Vietnam has reiterated that the U.S. economic and financial embargo against Cuba has to be lifted completely at the earliest.
November 09, 2018 | 01:48 pm GMT+7

Hunger stalks Asia's booming cities: UN agencies

Hundreds of millions of children and adults in Asia's rapidly expanding cities are undernourished, United Nations officials said on Friday.
November 02, 2018 | 09:33 am GMT+7

8.3 million signatures to UN to end cosmetic animal testing globally

Activists on Thursday brought 8.3 million signatures against cosmetic animal testing to the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
October 06, 2018 | 07:48 am GMT+7

Vietnam will help stabilize Indo-Pacific region: US experts

U.S. observers highly regard Vietnam's potential contribution as a non-permanent member of U.N. Security Council for the 2020-2021 term.
September 29, 2018 | 09:28 am GMT+7
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