It was among meaningful and practical activities to mark Vietnam’s 45-year U.N. membership (1977-2022). It was also part of the wide range of activities initiated by the U.N. Women in Vietnam with the aim of enhancing women’s leadership role.


Three Vietnamese women who once joined U.N. peacekeeping mission in Africa

At the dialogue, Country Representative of U.N. Women in Vietnam Elisa Fernandez and invited guests shared their thought and their own experience, and stressed women’s role in diplomatic activities. They also pointed out opportunities and challenges, measures and skills that help women bring into play their capability and strengths.

Confirming that women in the world, including those in Vietnam have been actively participating in and held important positions in political and diplomatic agencies and organizations, VUFO President Nguyen Phuong Nga took Vietnamese female peacekeepers as an example.

According to the Vietnamese diplomat, Vietnamese servicewomen have excellently and effectively engaged in U.N. peacekeeping operations, contributing to strengthening mutual understanding, friendship and cooperation among people around the world.

The VUFO chief believed that sharing during the dialogue will help inspire female diplomatic officials to make the most of their strengths, raise their role and make more contributions to diplomacy.

Translated by Mai Huong