Vietnam attends UN Human Rights Council’s 38th session
Updated : Tuesday, June 19, 2018 10:19 AM (GMT+0700)

Vietnam,together with Bangladesh and the Philippines, will deliver a draft solution onwomen’s rights amidst climate change at the 38th session of theUnited Nations Human Rights Council that opened in Geneva, Switzerland on June18.

A meeting of the UN Human Rights Council - Source: The Algemeiner

Vietnamese Ambassador DuongChi Dung, head of the Vietnam Permanent Mission to the UN, the WTO and otherinternational organisations in Geneva, is leading the Vietnamese delegation tothe session.

The event, which runsthrough July 6, draws representatives from 47 member countries and more than100 observer countries as well as international and non-governmentalorganisations.

Along with a dialogue withthe UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, participants will discuss a widerange of issues including women’s rights, rights to health and educationservices, human trafficking, and migration.

They will consider 65reports from UN institutions on human rights, while holding thematicdiscussions. 

Participants are scheduledto approve the final Universal Periodic Review reports of 14 countries.

More than 30 draftresolutions on diverse matters related to human rights will be introduced bymember states for consideration, debate and approval.

Human Rights Council is aninter-governmental body of the UN system made up of 47 member statesresponsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around theglobe.


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