Deputy Foreign Minister to attend High-level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation
VGP – Permanent Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son will lead a
Vietnamese delegation to attend the High-level UN Conference on South-South
Cooperation in Buenos Aires, Argentina from March 20-23.
Permanent Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son
FM Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang announced some remarkable diplomatic activities
which will be held in the time ahead at a press conference in Ha Noi on March
With the theme "Role of South-South cooperation and the implementation of the
2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: challenges and opportunities", the
meeting will review the 40 years of the implementation of Buenos
Aires Action Plan on promotion of technical cooperation between developing
nations and propose South-South Cooperation in the upcoming time.
Mr. Son will also join the fourth political consultation in Chile and work with
the Argentinean Ministry of Foreign Affairs from March 15-24.
The Vietnamese delegation’s participation in the conference affirms the nation’s
commitments to South-South Cooperation.
As scheduled, Ms. Son will make a speech at the conference and attend
discussions at seminars and dialogues as well as meet heads of delegations
joining the event.
A Vietnamese delegation lead by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung
will join a meeting at the 26th ASEAN-New Zealand Dialogue for Senior Officials
from ASEAN and New Zealand in Wellington, New Zealand from March 18-19.
At the Dialogue, the related sides will be discussing measures to boost
ASEAN-New Zealand Strategic Partnership in the upcoming time, including the
ASEAN-New Zealand action strategic plan 2020-2025 and the 45th founding
anniversary of ASEAN-New Zealand ties by 2020.
On March 18, Deputy Minister Dung will co-chair the 11th Viet Nam-New
Zealand political consultation.
Within the framework of the meeting, the two sides will review developments in
Viet Nam-New Zealand ties and concentrate on exchanging ways to
strengthen cooperation heading to Strategic Partnership as well as
discuss international and regional issues of common concerns.