On June 16, on the sideline of the 29th regular meeting of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva (Switzerland), Vietnam organized an international seminar on the elimination of harmful behavior to children.
On June 16, on the sideline of the 29th regular meeting of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva (Switzerland), Vietnam organized an international seminar on the elimination of harmful behavior to children. The seminar was attended with the participation of speakers from the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against women (CEDAW), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), delegates covers about 40 countries, international organizations and nongovernmental organizations.
Speaking at the seminar, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Nguyen Trung Thanh, Head of the Mission of Vietnam to the UN in Geneva called on countries to heed the recommendations of the Committee on Conventions about infringements upon the rights of children, especially girls, including harmful habits adversely affect the dignity, health, social status as well as the enjoyment of their rights.
Ambassador Nguyen Trung Thanh also proposed countries and the Convention concerning the Commission should strengthen information and education on international and national legal instruments about women’s and children’s rights, foster a comprehensive approach to legislation and relating policies, as well as enhance compatibility and efficiency through sub-regional and regional cooperation with similar characteristics of economic and social circumstances.