Publications

The ILO Country Office for Viet Nam publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, and videos relevant to Viet Nam. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Library in Hanoi.

2021

  1. ENHANCE Project Newsletter, edition 8, January 2020

    22 January 2021

    The eighth edition of the newsletter for the USDOL funded ILO Project, Enhancing National capacity to prevent and reduce child labour in Viet Nam (ENHANCE) details some of the Project’s key activities over the last 6 months.

  2. Towards solid social protection floors? The role of non-contributory provision during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

    21 January 2021

    The COVID-19 crisis has emphasized the importance of guaranteeing access to at least essential health care and to basic income security for all over the life cycle, as stipulated in the Social Protection Floors Recommendation, 2012 (No. 202).

2020

  1. Employers’ networking and Capacity Building - Practical experiences from Project’s sites

    30 December 2020

    Lessons learnt from report developed by NIRF/Japan project to widely share and replicate best practices and practical lessons from activities of VCCI and Business Associations to improve and enhance the representative capacity of the Employers Representative Organizations.

  2. IR Bulletin Volume 33&34 - Quarter IV-2020

    18 December 2020

    This IR Bulletin is developed periodically in order to provide important information for people who are interested in this field to update the IR information in Viet Nam in an objective and efficient manner.

  3. Infographics: Second Viet Nam National Child Labour Survey

    15 December 2020

    These infographics provide some major facts and figures on the situation of child labour in Viet Nam based on the findings of the second National Child Labour Survey conducted in 2018.

  4. Second Viet Nam National Child Labour Survey: Key findings

    15 December 2020

  5. Mobile women and mobile phones: Women migrant workers’ use of information and communication technologies in ASEAN

    15 December 2020

    The joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme: Realizing women migrant workers’ rights and opportunities in the ASEAN region (part of the multi-year EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls) undertook a qualitative study involving potential and returned women migrant workers in four countries of origin in the ASEAN region – Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, and the Philippines. The study covers intra-ASEAN labour migration, including women who intended to migrate to, or had just returned from, Malaysia, Singapore, or Thailand. The study provides insight into women migrant workers’ use of mobile phones, and how women migrant workers could access more accurate information throughout the migration process and increase their connections with peers.

  6. Final Bulletin - NIRF/Japan Project: Figures, Facts and Lessons learnt

    03 December 2020

    The ILO New Industrial Relation Framework – Japanese component is going to be closed after 4 years of implementation. The Bulletin “NIRF-Japan Project: Figures - Facts and Lessons Learned" has been prepared to present key information of the NIRF-Japan Project in the most condensed way from the beginning of implementation to the end with the project's context, objectives, partners, organizational structure, remarkable figures, facts and lessons learned during project implementation. Those lessons of “Connecting – Experimenting – Sharing and Spreading”. The newsletter is uploaded on the ILO website at the below links.

  7. A guide to SaverAsia

    19 November 2020

    This is a quick guide covering the main functions of the SaverAsia app.

  8. Leading to Success: The business case for women in business and management in Viet Nam

    16 November 2020

  9. The supply chain ripple effect: How COVID-19 is affecting garment workers and factories in Asia and the Pacific

    21 October 2020

    This research brief assesses the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on workers and factories in garment supply chains in Asia and the Pacific, presenting evidence from the main garment-exporting countries of the region, summarizing policy responses and proposing ways forward.

  10. The Protection We Want: Social Outlook for Asia and the Pacific

    15 October 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for well-functioning social protection systems in the region as never before. A new UN report reveals that despite their rapid socioeconomic ascent, most countries in the Asia-Pacific region have weak social protection systems riddled with gaps.

  11. Quick impact assessment of COVID-19 pandemic on the key economic sectors: Responses, adjustment and resilence of business and workers

    13 October 2020

    With the objective of studying the impacts of Covid-19 pandemic and the responses and the adjustment processes by businesses and workers, the research is mainly based on two surveys of 58 firms and 292 workers in tourism, garment, electronics, seafood-processing and wood-processing industries during the second half of April 2020.

  12. Grievance handling and moving towards sustainable development

    09 October 2020

    Grievance handling systems in garment and apparel factories are among the key factors that may affect employee health and wellbeing, leaving a significant impact on the business revenue and output of the employers. The story from a factory joining Better Work Viet Nam shows that a good grievances handling system requires close collaboration, consultation, cooperation and commitment of both management and worker representatives.

  13. The role of social dialogue in formulating social protection responses to the COVID-19 crisis

    07 October 2020

    The principles of tripartism and social dialogue are key for social protection development, reforms and governance. Social dialogue and consultations with social partners and other stakeholders are particularly important for devising coordinated policy responses, including to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  14. For Journalists: an introduction to the Responsible Supply Chains in Asia (Viet Nam) programme

    01 October 2020

    A brief summary of the key elements of the programme

  15. Brief on Financing gaps in social protection

    17 September 2020

    Global estimates and strategies for developing countries in light of the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

  16. Listening to the voices of women migrant workers: Gender mainstreaming in the draft Law on Vietnamese Workers Working Abroad under Contract (amended)

    14 September 2020

  17. Unemployment protection in the COVID-19 crisis. Country responses and policy considerations

    04 September 2020

    Income security is essential to mitigate the sudden and drastic impacts on employment of the lockdowns imposed to slow the COVID-19 pandemic.

  18. Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis in Asia and the Pacific

    18 August 2020

    Young people’s employment prospects in Asia and the Pacific are severely challenged as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Youth (15–24 years) will be hit harder than adults (25 and older) in the immediate crisis and also risk bearing higher longer-term economic and social costs, says a joint ILO-ADB report.

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    Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis in Asia and the Pacific

    18 August 2020

    Young people’s employment prospects in Asia and the Pacific are severely challenged as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Youth (15–24 years) will be hit harder than adults (25 and older) in the immediate crisis and also risk bearing higher longer-term economic and social costs, says a joint ILO-ADB report.