News items

December 2011

  1. Former Director of ILO Country Office for Viet Nam Rie Vejs-Kjeldgaard awarded Friendship Medal

    09 December 2011

    Rie Vejs-Kjeldgaard, former director of International Labour Organization (ILO) Country Office for Viet Nam, was awarded a Friendship Medal by Mme Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, Vice Chairperson of Viet Nam’s National Assembly on 9 December 2011 in Hanoi.

July 2011

  1. Viet Nam acknowledges ILO contributions on labour, invalids and social affairs

    26 July 2011

    Ms Rie Vejs-Kjeldgaard, Director of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Country for Viet Nam, was awarded a medal to acknowledge her strong commitment and ILO’s contributions to labour, invalids and social affairs in Viet Nam. The medal was presented by Vice Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thanh Hoa on 26 July 2011 in Hanoi.

January 2011

  1. New report reveals dynamic trends and important emerging issues in Vietnam’s labour market

    24 January 2011

    A new report of the labour market was launched providing careful analysis of the latest information and assessing the impact of the economic challenges that Vietnam has faced in recent years.

  2. Viet Nam acknowledges ILO contribution on occupational safety and health

    14 January 2011

    Viet Nam Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) honoured the ILO officials - Mr. Tsuyoshi Kawakami, Senior Specialist in Occupational Safety and Health from the Decent Work Team for Asia and the Pacific and Mr. Nguyen Hoang Ha, Senior Programme Officer from ILO Country Office for Viet Nam.

  3. One UN funded project in Quang Nam receives provincial awards

    14 January 2011

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) under One UN Viet Nam was chosen by the Provincial Peoples Committee to receive two awards for contribution to the socio-economic development of the Quang Nam province in 2010.

October 2010

  1. Bachelet promotes social floor and gender equality in Viet Nam

    14 October 2010

    The Executive Director of UN Women and Chair of the Social Protection Floor Advisory Group, former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, has called for a global social protection floor, as “the first line of defense” for families and economies against the impact of economic crises and an effective means of achieving the Millennium Development Goals.