Workshop on European experience for the protection and promotion of human rights
Ministry of Justice in coordination with EU project “Support to the Strategic Dialogue in Vietnam” hosted the workshop on European experience for the protection and promotion of human rights in 02 days from June 21 to 22 in Ha Long city, Quang Ninh province.
Attending the workshop were representatives from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Public Security, Permanent Bureau of the Government’s Steering Committee for Human Rights, the Supreme People's Court, Supreme People's Procuracy, Justice Departments and Courts in the northern provinces, law universities.
The workshop heard experts’ presentation (Danish Institute for Human Rights) on the tools of human rights protection in Europe as the European Union’s Convention of Human Rights, the regional institutions on human rights (European Court of human Rights) and experience in building and improving the national legal system to enforce international conventions on human rights. The presentations provide an overview of EU mechanisms and institutions on human rights protection.
At the workshop, Vietnamese experts also presented contributions on Vietnam and international conventions on human rights, teaching laws on human rights in Vietnam, perfection of law on gender equality…
The workshop provides a valuable opportunity to exchange and discuss human rights issues from Europe to Vietnam, from central to local levels.