Related Rule
Viet Nam
Practice Relating to Rule 31. Humanitarian Relief Personnel
In 2008, the representative of Viet Nam to the UN Security Council stated: “The United Nations’ humanitarian workers … must have their safety ensured while performing their duties.” 
Viet Nam, Statement by the representative of Viet Nam on the safety of UN peacekeepers, 8 January 2008.
In 2008, in a statement before the UN Security Council on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, the representative of Viet Nam stated: “It is … urgent … to demand that parties to armed conflicts end hostilities against humanitarian staff and allow them to help people in need.” 
Viet Nam, Statement before the UN Security Council on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, 27 May 2008, p. 14.