US supports promoting rights of people with disabilities

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US supports promoting rights of people with disabilities

VGP - The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Ha Noi on December 11 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aiming to promote the rights of persons with disabilities in Viet Nam.

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UN Women helps Vietnam fulfil gender equality commitments

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UN Women helps Vietnam fulfil gender equality commitments

UN Women will continue providing its policy consultancy and assistance for the Vietnamese Government to effectively implement the country’s domestic and international commitments on gender equality and women empowerment.

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UN says several months needed to control Ebola

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The U.N. Ebola chief said Thursday it will take several more months before the outbreak in West Africa is under control, an assessment that makes clear the U.N.'s goal of isolating 100 percent of Ebola cases by Jan. 1 won't be met.

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Kerry feels heat on Keystone oil pipeline at U.N. climate talks

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Kerry feels heat on Keystone oil pipeline at U.N. climate talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday urged countries at U.N. climate talks in Lima to move away from using fossil fuels while demonstrators gathered outside the meeting urged him to reject the Keystone oil pipeline.

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Protecting mangroves can lower disaster risks, offer cash: experts

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Protecting mangroves can lower disaster risks, offer cash: experts

Better protecting the world's fast-disappearing mangroves could have big economic, social and environmental benefits, experts said at the U.N. climate talks in Lima this week.

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VN successfully launches One UN Initiative

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VN successfully launches One UN Initiative

VGP - The One UN Initiative has been launched successfully in Viet Nam, confirmed UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) President Gonzalo Koncke Pizzorno at his meeting with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ha Kim Ngoc on December 8.

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Conference underlines legislature’s role in human right promotion

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Conference underlines legislature’s role in human right promotion

Law makers, government officials and international delegates stressed the important role of the National Assembly (NA) in protecting and promoting human rights at a conference held in Hanoi on December 10.

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End violence against women, men urged

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More than 1,000 teenagers in Ha Noi joined street dance and cycle parades yesterday around Hoan Kiem and Thien Quang lakes.

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VN human rights agency proposed

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The establishment of a national agency to protect human rights was among several suggestions made at a conference held in Ha Noi yesterday.

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UN Women delegation shares gender equality experience

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A UN Women delegation led by its President of Executive Board Gonzalo Koncke Pizzorno shared experience in promoting gender equality with the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) of the central city of Da Nang at a meeting on December 10.

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Australia donates A$200m to UN climate fund

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Australia donates A$200m to UN climate fund

Australia has pledged A$200m (£106m; $166m) to help poorer nations mitigate the impact of global warming, in what is seen as a U-turn for the government.

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Int’l organisations’ AIDS prevention efforts hailed

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Int’l organisations’ AIDS prevention efforts hailed

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has praised the positive assistance and effective coordination of foreign countries and international organisations in the fight against AIDS, drugs and prostitution in Vietnam.

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Talk highlights people’s participation in corruption fight

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Preventing and fighting corruption are no longer considered the only task of the Government, heard a talk on anti-corruption in Hanoi on November 9.

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Greater anti-corruption efforts for development

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Greater anti-corruption efforts for development

(VOV) -There is still much to be done to further enhance the role of people and all sectors in the fight against corruption.

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Vietnam always acts against torture, cruel treatment: official

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Vietnam always acts against torture, cruel treatment: official

Vietnam consistently holds fast to its determination and strong efforts to fight acts of torture or cruel treatment, in the spirit of a relevant United Nations convention, a senior Vietnamese official has said.

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