|Vu Hai Ha, Chairman of the National Assembly’s Committee for Foreign Affairs, speaks at a plenary session of the 145th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (Photo: VNA)
The Vietnamese delegation to last week’s Assembly and related meetings was headed by Vu Hai Ha, Chairman of the National Assembly’s Committee for Foreign Affairs.
At the plenary session, Ha also suggested raising women’s voice and participation in legislative and executive agencies, as well as in policy making and enforcement.
Ha noted that Vietnam attaches importance to gender equality and women’s progress, briefing the participants on the Vietnamese legislature’s efforts in protecting and promoting gender equality, and women’s empowerment.
Apart from the plenary session, the Vietnamese delegation attended sessions of the Committees on Peace and International Security, Sustainable Development, and Democracy and Human Rights, the Forum of Women Parliamentarians, and the Association of Secretaries General of Parliaments.