18 August 2023
ILO joined UNDP in Viet Nam in launching the Youth Leaders Incubator Programme (YLIP) 2023 and a TOT bootcamp for 63 young leaders from all regions of the country on Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Leadership Skills, and Green Jobs and Employability.
02 August 2023
A recent seminar in Hanoi provided the opportunity to share the challenges and opportunities facing Viet Nam’s textiles and garment sector, and to discuss strategies for developing the skills needed for a more sustainable future.
ILO and MOHRSS of China join hands to enhance South-South cooperation and employment policymaking in South-East Asia
25 July 2023
The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) of China launch a project to promote South-South cooperation for full and high-quality employment in South-East Asia.
ILO Director-General calls for balance between economic growth and decent employment on his first official visit to Viet Nam
30 June 2023
During his two-day trip, International Labour Organization (ILO) Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, held talks with Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, senior Vietnamese officials, government ministers and workers’ and employers’ representatives on issues including advancing social justice and promoting decent work.
President of National Council of Switzerland visits Better Work Viet Nam participating factory in Hai Duong province
29 June 2023
The Swiss delegation visited the factory in Hai Duong province to better understand the impacts of the programme on the factory floor and discuss how the factory balances green initiatives with labour standard compliance.
28 June 2023
During his two-day visit, he will meet with the Prime Minister of Viet Nam, Pham Minh Chinh, National Assembly Chairman, Vuong Dinh Hue as well as with leading Vietnamese authorities and social partners.
06 June 2023
Training event builds public finance management capacity of government, employers and workers representatives from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Viet Nam.
30 May 2023
Government officials from across the region exchange and learn about how technology can help young people access decent employment.
22 May 2023
ILO-Viet Nam Women’s Union collaboration sees trainers go nationwide to help women better understand their rights and benefits under the social protection system.
ILO, Viet Nam agree on new cooperation framework in employment, social protection, and labour market governance
29 March 2023
The document was endorsed by representatives of the Government, workers’ and employers’ organizations and the ILO on 28 March.
02 March 2023
The ILO Director-General and the Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister held talks about cooperation on key work issues, including decent work, social protection, and the transition from the informal economy to the formal economy.
24 February 2023
First visit to country by ILO Regional Director sees discussions on strengthening cooperation to help ensure decent work in Viet Nam.
Trade unions gain capacity to support Just Transition in Viet Nam’s chemical and pharmaceutical industry
17 January 2023
Trade union members gain awareness and knowledge on how to support Viet Nam’s chemical and pharmaceutical industry as it moves towards a greener future.
Launching Workshop: Research results on measuring SDG indicator 10.7.1 on recruitment costs of Vietnamese workers working abroad and assessing data gaps in international migration in Viet Nam
22 December 2022
The press release call for public attention to reports jointly produced by ILO and the General Statistics Office of Viet Nam. These include (1) report on measuring SDG indicator 10.7.1 on recruitment costs of Vietnamese workers working abroad; and (2) report on data gaps in international migration in Viet Nam.
09 December 2022
Statement identifies priorities to tackle wide range of existing and new employment challenges facing Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.
Training Workshop on Strengthening Regional Capacity on Employment Injury Insurance (EII) and Employment Insurance (EI)
09 December 2022
ILO/Korea Partnership Programme and the Korean partner intuitions brought together the tripartite representatives from seven countries in South-East Asia to discuss and enhance their knowledge and understanding in relation to strengthening EII and EI system in the countries.
ILO’s 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting opens with call for greater efforts to ensure inclusive growth
06 December 2022
Government, employer and worker representatives from Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States gather in Singapore to shape priorities for action to drive employment growth in both regions.
17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization to take place 6-9 December in Singapore
29 November 2022
High-level participation to include President of Singapore H.E. Halimah Yacob, new ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo and 15 ministers from Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.
Jobs in Asia and the Pacific record modest recovery while future growth prospects remain challenging
28 November 2022
Region’s labour market yet to get back on pre-crisis track while clear need exists to drive decent work in sectors employing the majority of workers.
25 November 2022
Information on opportunities for media coverage at the 17th APRM