Vice President urges for continuous efforts in population and family planning

Vice President urges for continuous efforts in population and family planning

NDO – Along with the implementation of positive policies and solutions, continuous efforts should be paid on population and family planning work in order to build a prosperous family with progress and happiness, as well as to raise the quality of the population to facilitate the national socio-economic development and prosperity, Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh has said. (Jul 11, 2017 16:18:57)

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NDO – Vietnam ranks seventh in the list of the world’s top 20 fastest growing travel destinations, which was recently announced by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). 

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UN team assesses Vietnam’s readiness for peacekeeping activities

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NDO/VNA – A United Nations delegation is making an assessment and advisory visit to the Vietnam Peacekeeping Centre (VPC) from June 26-30 to examine the country’s military medicine and engineering capacity for peacekeeping. 

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Vietnam attends 35th meeting of UN Human Rights Council

  Jun 06, 2017 20:47:44
NDO/VNA – Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam’s permanent delegation to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation and other international organizations in Geneva, is attending the UN Human Rights Council’s 35th session that opened on June 6 in Geneva, Switzerland. 

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