Washington, DC - The 20th session of the U.S.-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue will be held April 25th in Washington, D.C. Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski and Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of International Organizations Director General Vu Anh Quang will lead their respective delegations in the Dialogue.

The Dialogue will cover a wide range of human rights issues, including the importance of continued progress on legal reform efforts, rule of law, freedom of expression and assembly, religious freedom, labor rights, disability rights, LGBTI rights, multilateral cooperation, as well as individual cases of concern.

The promotion of human rights remains a crucial part of U.S. foreign policy and is a key aspect of our ongoing dialogue within the U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership.