Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Vietnam and the Implementation of International Commitments and Obligations on Human Rights

Author(s): Hoang Van Nghia

This original research paper’s aim is to analysize and evaluate Vietnam’s implementation of international commitments on human rights enshirned in international human rights treaties to which Vietnam is a state party, especially the obligation of fulfiling these commitments recommended by the United Nations Human Rights Council through its Universal Peordical Review mechanism for the promotion and protection of human rights worldwide. The paper points out the major obligations of which the state party shall be followed, as well as to identifies the Vietnames state’s achievements in implementing, respecting for, fulfilling the human rights for all through analyzing Vietnam’s measures in legislative, executive and judicial reforms in order for establishing a more effective, efficient mechanism for protection and promotions of those international commitments. The paper also proposes several better solutions to realize international human rights, of which include the reforming of Vietnam’s legal, judicial and executive institutions. Especially, reforming the existing mechanisms for the implementation of human rights in Vietnam today, including the establishment of an independent national human rights institution.

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