• OV, French citizens rally in support of Tran To Nga’s Agent Orange lawsuit

    More than 200 overseas Vietnamese and French friends gathered with various organisations at the Place de la République in Paris on May 4 to express their support for Vietnamese-French Tran To Nga and Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims of Vietnam in a lawsuit against chemical companies that supplied herbicides to the US military during the war in Vietnam.
  • Paris court to issue ruling on AO lawsuit this August

    Ruling on the lawsuit filed by Vietnamese - French Tran To Nga against 14 US chemical corporations that supplied Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin for the US army during the war in Vietnam is scheduled to be issued on August 22, the Court of Appeal of Paris announced after a hearing on May 7.
  • Get-together held for women diplomats, ambassadors’ spouses in Vietnam

    The 2024 gathering for women diplomats, spouses of ambassadors and the diplomatic corps in Vietnam was held in Hanoi on April 13 evening, with the attendance of Vietnamese Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son and his wife, and nearly 500 other delegates.
  • Vietnam maintains momentum on advancing gender equality: UN Women Representative

    The Vietnamese Government has maintained its momentum on advancing gender equality, said Caroline T. Nyamayemombe, UN Women Representative in Vietnam, in a recent interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) on the occasion of the country’s election to the UN Women Executive Board for the 2025-2027 term.
  • Vietnam elected to UN Women’s Executive Board for 2025-2027

    The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on April 9 (US time) elected Vietnam to the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) for the 2025-2027 term.
  • Female business leaders in Vietnam rising

    Vietnam has been in the world’s top 10 countries having the highest share of senior female mangers in recent years, which demonstrates female entrepreneur’s management capacity and gender equality in business establishments.
  • Vietnam strongly committed to promoting gender equality, women's rights: Ambassador

    Delivering a speech at the 68th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) of the UN Economic and Social Council in New York, Vice State President Vo Thi Anh Xuan expressed Vietnam's high-level commitment to ensuring gender equality and women's rights as well as its multifaceted engagement and contributions to this priority area, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang has assessed.
  • Vietnam suggests empowering women in digital transformation

    Vice State President Vo Thi Anh Xuan suggested empowering women and girls in science, technology and digital transformation while addressing the 68th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York on March 11 (local time).
  • Vice State President begins working trip to United Nations, US

    Vice State President Vo Thi Anh Xuan is paying a working visit to the US, starting March 11 morning (Vietnam time), to attend the 68th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) and carry out several bilateral activities in the US.
  • Vice President meets with female ambassadors, representatives of int'l organisations in Vietnam

    Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan hosted a meeting in the northern province of Bac Ninh on March 6 with female foreign ambassadors and chief representatives from international organisations in Vietnam on the occasion of the International Women’s Day (March 8).