Vietnam and progress of protecting and promoting human rights


On June 10, 2014, at the UN Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, the 26th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council started with the attendances of representatives from 47 UNHRC member countries and the member states of the United Nations, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, representatives of agencies in the United Nations system and non-governmental as well as international human rights organizations.
At the dialogue session with the Rapporteur, Ambassador Pham Quoc Tru, Deputy Head of the Vietnam delegation at the United Nations stated: Vietnam shares the concern of many countries for more and more manifest abuse of the rights to freedom of association to disrupt, undermine national security, public order, public safety in the country, as well as affecting the rights and interests of others; Vietnam supports securing the freedom of speech of the people, but in the course of implementation it should pay attention due to the specific history, culture and religion in each society; Vietnam will continue making efforts to protect and promote human rights in general and freedom of speech, freedom of association in particular.
The 26th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council will continue working to June 27. In addition to the priority themes of the program are expected to work on women's rights, children's rights, freedom of speech, association, press freedom, poverty reduction,… the 26th session will also discuss and make a decision on a number of issues related to human rights which is increasingly interested by the international community such as in responsibility of cooperation for human rights, responding to climate change... Besides, the session will also consider approval the reports of the Working Groups on Universal Periodic Review (UPR) towards 14 countries, including Vietnam.
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Quốc Kiên 11/6/14 13:27

Although economic condition is difficult, Vietnam always prioritize resources to ensure social welfare and poverty alleviation .

Lê Tín 11/6/14 13:29

Vietnam needs futher efforrts to complete the three remaining MDGs, which will contribute to improving the people’s lives.

Vân Nhàn 11/6/14 13:30

VN as one of the top sucessful countries in the Asia - Pacific region in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals.

Huy Quốc 11/6/14 13:31

It should strongly condemn the distorted argument of the outside forces on the human rights situation in Vietnam.

Quân Hoàng 11/6/14 13:32

Vietnam is developing in the right direction in a turbulent society.

Hoàng Lân 11/6/14 13:33

Vietnam’s achievements are clear demonatrations for Vietnam Democracy

Hùng Quân 11/6/14 13:34

Vietnam has made great efforts to improve the human rights situation. It is worthy of Vietnam to be cited in dispatches.

Quốc Cường 11/6/14 13:36

Everything to be done towards the ultimate goal is a society of prosperity for people.

Huy Lâm 11/6/14 13:37

If there is no human rights in Vietnam, why was him elected to UN Human Rights Council

Phạm Hiếu 11/6/14 13:39

I believe in the policies of Vietnamese Government.

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