Hundreds of children in the Sahel were killed, maimed or forcibly separated from their parents last year, the United Nations said Tuesday, as a jihadist conflict rages across the region.
Việt Nam may be one of the world’s top rice exporters, but its exports have not fetched high prices. That might be about to change: Its ST25 fragrant rice has been recognised as the world’s best. Xuân Hương reports.
Ambassador Đặng Đình Quý, Head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the UN, has called on the world to intensify efforts in the fight against terrorism in West Africa and the Sahel region.
Việt Nam began activities in its capacity as President of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) at the UN headquarters in New York on Thursday (local time), marking the start of the country’s UNSC non-permanent membership for a two-year term.