Vietnam affirms commitment to promoting human rights

Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations, has reiterated Vietnam's commitment to joint global efforts and actions to ensure the full enjoyment of human rights for all.

Speaking at the meeting of the Committee for Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Affairs of the 71st Session of the General Assembly in New York on Monday, Ambassador Nga said that Vietnam has done its best to create an environment of peace, stability, promote sustainable development, and safeguard the full enjoyment of human rights for its people.

She stressed that the promotion and ensuring of human rights are one of the UN's core objectives as affirmed in its charter.

She noted that during its three years service on the Human Rights Council, Vietnam has upheld the principles of objectivity, transparency, constructiveness, and equal treatment for all.

Vietnam places the people at the center of development and has strengthened the legal system, policies, and institutions by incorporating the Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and other human rights treaties to which Vietnam is a party, Ms. Nga said.

Source: VOV5