Events and meetings

The ILO Country Office for Viet Nam organizes and takes part in a number of events and meetings. Below is a list of upcoming and past events. Any queries should be sent to the office by email.

February 2024

  1. Fourth Joint Dialogue on labour migration between the ASEAN Trade Union Council and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers

    14 February 2024

    The ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) and the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and their country-level affiliates are meeting in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, on 14 February 2024 for a Fourth Joint Dialogue on labour migration.

January 2024

  1. Global Youth Forum 2024: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development

    29 January - 9 February 2024

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the 2024 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

December 2023

  1. 3rd ILO-Korea TVET Forum: Skills Development for an Inclusive Future for Asia and the Pacific Region

    7 - 8 December 2023

    The 3rd ILO-Korea TVET Forum, co-hosted by the ILO, the Ministry of Employment and Labour of the Republic of Korea and KOREATECH, provides a platform in the continuation of support towards the region’s efforts in achieving inclusive future through enhanced skills and lifelong learning.

October 2023

  1. “Enhancing the effectiveness of legal pathways for labour migration in ASEAN”

    25 - 26 October 2023

    As the 2023 ASEAN Committee on the Implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers Chair, Indonesia organizes the 16th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour from 25-26 October 2023 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

  2. Breaking Barriers, Building Futures: ASEAN Regional Dialogue on Young People’s Skills, Employability and Transition to Decent Work

    17 - 18 October 2023

    The event is co-organized by the ASEAN Secretariat, the International Labour Organization (ILO), and UNICEF in collaboration with the UNDP, UNESCO, and UN Women, through the endorsement of the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Youth (SOMY).

September 2023

  1. 2023 Technical Meeting of Focal Points on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN

    25 - 26 September 2023

    Collection of International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) data in ASEAN is done annually together with the help of a network of focal points in national institutions in all ten ASEAN Member States. This network of focal points was established in 2013 and has since met nearly annually. The “2023 Technical Meeting of Focal Points on ILMS in ASEAN” will be the ninth such convening. The meeting will take place convened on 25 and 26 September 2023 as an online meeting, with Thailand-based participants joining in-person in Bangkok.

  2. National Tripartite Preparatory Workshops for the 16th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    19 September - 24 October 2023

    National tripartite preparatory workshops for the 16th AFML will be held in several ASEAN Member States to take stock on the progress of stakeholders in implementing the previous AFML recommendations and to discuss the theme of the 16th AFML.

July 2023

  1. Young Leaders Boot Camp 2023

    24 July - 4 August 2023

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Young Leaders Boot Camp 2023 – a two-week interactive learning experience which welcomes undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals seeking to acquire the skills necessary to pursue a career in the UN system and other IOs.

  2. Summer Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development

    3 - 14 July 2023

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Summer 2023 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

May 2023

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    National Evaluation Workshop on Green Jobs and Just Transition in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry (Viet Nam)

    4 - 5 May 2023

    This workshop will present the experiences and lessons learnt under the ILO project on Just Transition, evaluate the project results, and strategize the future courses of action by the partner unions in Viet Nam (VGCL/VUIT in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry).

March 2023

  1. Multi-stakeholder Partnership in Facilitating Inclusive Economies and Protecting Rights of Migrant Workers

    28 March 2023

    Discussions will address the critical role that Migrant Worker Resource Centres (MRCs) play in delivering services to migrant workers in order to promote their rights and the importance of multi-stakeholder approaches in facilitating such services.

  2. Consultation workshops on ASEAN Declaration and ASEAN Guidelines on Protection of Migrant Workers and Family Members in Crisis Situations

    13 - 14 March 2023

    ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme supported two consultation workshops hosted by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) of Indonesia. The workshops brought together about 140 representatives of a range of government departments and ASEAN bodies, as well as other tripartite plus stakeholders from ASEAN Member States to discuss protection of migrant workers and family members in crisis situations.

  3. Support to Development of ASEAN Guidelines on Portability of Social Security Benefits for Migrant Workers

    9 March 2023 - 18 January 2024

    ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN is supporting the ASEAN Committee on Migrant Workers to develop ASEAN Guidelines on Portability of Social Security Benefits for Migrant Workers. The process is led by the Cambodia Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training with support from the ASEAN Secretariat and the ILO. The year-long process involves a series of consultations and training activities.

February 2023

  1. Capacity building training for trade unions on Green Jobs and Just Transition in chemical and pharmaceutical industry

    27 - 28 February 2023

    This workshop will introduce the project “Making Just Transition work though stronger workers’ organizations in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry” to the partner unions (VGCL/VUIT and its local/sectoral affiliates) in southern Viet Nam, raise their awareness and build their capacity to promote green jobs and a just transition of the chemical industry through social dialogue.

  2. Third Joint Dialogue on labour migration between the ASEAN Confederation of Employers and the ASEAN Trade Union Council

    24 February 2023

    The ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) and the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and their country level affiliates are meeting in Tokyo, Japan on 24 February 2023 for a Third Joint Dialogue on labour migration.

  3. High-Level Tripartite Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in Southeast Asian Countries

    22 - 24 February 2023

    Review current approach to labour relations, build shared understanding on way forward for collaborative industrial relations and promote follow up initiatives at country level for working together for growth, productivity and decent work.

January 2023

  1. Winter Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development

    30 January - 10 February 2023

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Winter 2023 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

December 2022

  1. International Migrants Day and Launch of Lessons learned: Building migrant women’s groups and networks

    18 December 2022

    ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme is organizing an event for International Migrants Day with the theme “Towards stronger and resilient communities through effective protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers”.

  2. International Migrants Day Conference 2022

    16 December 2022

    The Asian Research Centre for Migration, based in the Institute of Asian Studies in Chulalongkorn University in collaboration with the ILO, IOM and the Stockholm Environment Institute hosts the annual conference to celebrate International Migrants Day on 16 December 2022

  3. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    6 - 9 December 2022

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) will bring together government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab States in Singapore to discuss concrete steps to drive a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.