Promoting role of Vietnamese youths in global dialogue

Promoting role of Vietnamese youths in global dialogue

The United Nations (U.N.) Office in Vietnam held the first online youth forum in Hanoi on May 24 under the theme “Shaping Our Future.”

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Vietnam, Ireland beef up bilateral cooperation

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on May 22 held phone talks with his Irish counterpart Simon Coveney to discuss measures to enhance bilateral cooperation as well as coordination between the two nations at multilateral forums.

Vietnam, US forge comprehensive partnership

Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc has held phone talks with US Congressman Ami Bera, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation, on the comprehensive partnership between the two countries and bilateral cooperation in the fight against COVID-19.

Lao Cai boosts cooperation with Chinese locality

Officials from Vietnam’s northern province of Lao Cai and Honghe county in the southwestern Chinese province of Yunnan held an video conference on May 22 regarding the COVID-19 situation in their localities and discussed increasing trade activities in the future.
Vietnam backs building of stable cyberspace: ambassador

Vietnam supports the building of a safe, friendly, open and stable cyberspace, meeting legitimate needs and interests of countries and people, and contributing to maintaining international peace and security, said Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations.

Vietnam urges parties to facilitate direct one-person one-vote elections in Somalia

Vietnam called on all involved parties in Somalia to promote dialogues and create conditions for people and political parties to participate in direct one-person one-vote elections, a Vietnamese diplomat told a UN Security Council teleconference on May 21.

Vietnam backs UN Secretary General’s efforts to ensure international peace

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations, on May 21 chaired the first online informal meeting between ambassadors of the 10 non-permanent member countries of the United Nations Security Council (E10) and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
British Embassy helps set up billboards to raise awareness of human trafficking

A billboard was installed in Cua Lo town in the north-central province of Nghe An on May 22 promoting the round-the-clock free services available on the “111” hotline for victims of human trafficking to seek help and raising public awareness about the social evil.

Stranded foreigners can stay in Vietnam until June 30

Foreigners entering the country under visa waiver programs, e-visas or tourism visas after March 1 will be automatically given stay permit extension until June 30 free of charge.

EU and France support Vietnam’s management of water and natural resources

PANO – Giorgio Aliberti, Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Vietnam and Fabrice Richy, Director of the French Development Agency (AFD) in Vietnam, signed an agreement on May 11, 2020, to strengthen their joint cooperation for increasing resilience to climate change and natural hazards in Vietnam, while at the same time trying to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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