20 January 2021
European Union and United Nations continue efforts to support safe labour migration and decent work in the fishing and seafood processing sectors in South East Asia
15 January 2021
Child labour has decreased by 38 per cent in the last decade but 152 million children are still affected. The COVID-19 pandemic has considerably worsened the situation, but joint and decisive action can reverse this trend.
30 December 2020
Numerous improvements in the new Labour Code can bring benefits for workers and employers but only when all are aware of their new rights and actively use them.
18 December 2020
Latest survey undertaken in 2018 finds more than 1.7 million children participating in economic activities across Viet Nam, among whom more than 1 million are engaged in child labour.
13 January 2021
The dramatic increase in working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the poor working conditions experienced by many homeworkers who, prior to the crisis, numbered an estimated 260 million people worldwide.
06 January 2021
New national labour force data produced with ILO technical support shows 32.1 million people aged 15 and above suffered from negative impacts by COVID-19.
10 December 2020
The COVID-19 economic crisis has hit young people hard, particularly women and those in the informal sector.
02 December 2020
Even before the COVID pandemic hit, hundreds of millions of workers worldwide were being paid less than the minimum wage.
05 July 2019
The 2019 International Day of Cooperatives will be celebrated on Saturday 6 July. This year, in commemoration of the ILO’s centenary, the theme is "cooperatives for decent work" which is closely linked to SDG8. On this occasion ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has issued a video message.
Opening speech by ILO Viet Nam Director at consultation workshop on ratification of ILO Convention 98
03 May 2019
ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee, delivers the opening remarks at the consultation workshop entitled “Proposal for Submission of Ratification of ILO Convention 98” on 3 May 2019 in Ha Long City.
27 September 2018
ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee, delivers the opening remarks at the 7th ASEAN Labour Inspection Conference - Strategic Labour Inspection for Decent Work Including in Global Supply Chains on 27-28 September 2018 in HCM City.
27 August 2018
By Deborah Greenfield, ILO Deputy Director, on the occasion of ILO Centenary Celebration entitled ILO 100 years – Journey for Social Justice: "Shared ideals of Ho Chi Minh and ILO towards decent work for all” on 27 August 2019