United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has affirmed that Vietnam is a trustworthy partner of the UN, and described the country as a typical successful example of a developing nation given its achievements so far.
With its foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, friendship, cooperation and development as well as diversification and multilateralisation of external relations, Vietnam has affirmed its rising role and position in the region and the world.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the government leaders of the UK, Germany and Croatia in Glasgow on November 1 evening (London time) on the sidelines of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26).
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son is taking part in the 15th session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 15) held from October 3 to 7.
As the final minutes of the meeting concluding Vietnam’s Month of Presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) clocked in, the country could be proud of reaching a new milestone in its diplomacy by successfully assuming the role of UNSC Chair for the second time, as part of its stint as a non-permanent member of the council in 2020-2021.
In his capacity as President of the United Nations Security Council in April 2021, Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 19 chaired a High-level Open Debate on "Cooperation between the UN and regional organisations in enhancing confidence-building and dialogue in conflict prevention and resolution", which was held in both online and in-person formats.