Workshop seeks ways to protect, promote human rights amid COVID-19

Protecting and promoting human rights in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic was the theme of a workshop jointly held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Hanoi on December 15.

The country proposed the International Day of Epidemic Preparedness be observed annually on December 27, in an attempt to raise public awareness and cooperation in epidemic preparedness and fighting. The resolution was approved by the UN General Assembly on December 7 and co-sponsored by 107 nations.

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