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. Country Programme Review Viet Nam Decent Work Country Programme 2017–2021

    14 October 2021

  2. Encouraging enterprises to transition from informal to formal

    22 September 2021

    Lessons for Viet Nam from the international experience

  3. Informal employment in Viet Nam: Trends and determinants

    17 September 2021

  4. Adapting social insurance to women’s life courses: A gender impact assessment of Viet Nam

    17 September 2021

    This comprehensive report was developed by the ILO in partnership with the Viet Nam Women’s Union. This report provides an overview of the gender gaps in social protection outcomes, particularly pensions, arising from labour market inequalities and suboptimal social insurance regulations. The assessment makes key recommendations for increasing adequacy and narrowing down gender gaps in coverage and benefits.

  5. ILO Constitution

    08 September 2021

    The different ILO bodies, the functioning of the General Conference, and the adoption and application of international labour standards are governed by the Constitution.

  6. World Social Protection Report 2020-22: Social protection at the crossroads – in pursuit of a better future

    01 September 2021

    This ILO flagship report provides a global overview of recent developments in social protection systems, including social protection floors, and covers the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  7. Implementation of recommendations from the 3rd to 12th ASEAN Forums on Migrant Labour (AFML)

    18 August 2021

    Progress review background paper for the 13th AFML

  8. Supporting migrant workers during the pandemic for a cohesive and responsive ASEAN Community

    18 August 2021

    Thematic background paper for the 13th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

  9. TRIANGLE in ASEAN Quarterly Briefing Notes

    18 August 2021

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN works with labour ministries, workers' and employers' organizations, recruitment agency associations, civil society organizations in six countries in ASEAN; Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Below Quarterly Briefing Notes give an update on our work during the previous quarter.

  10. Highlights of the G20 project in Viet Nam

    16 August 2021

  11. Ten lessons from enterprises operating under the “3 on-site” scheme during Viet Nam’s 4th COVID-19 outbreak

    05 August 2021

  12. Gender gaps in the social insurance system

    05 August 2021

    This policy brief is number 1 in a series of technical notes based on the report Adapting social insurance to women’s life courses: A gender impact assessment of Viet Nam. It was prepared by the ILO Social Protection team in Viet Nam as an input to the revision of the 2014 Social Insurance Law. The draft benefited from comments from the Policy and Legal Department of the Viet Nam Women’s Union.

  13. Policy recommendations: Increasing gender equality in social insurance pensions in Viet Nam

    05 August 2021

    This policy brief is number 2 in a series of technical notes based on the report Adapting social insurance to women’s life courses: A gender impact assessment of Viet Nam. It was prepared by the ILO Social Protection team in Viet Nam as an input to the ongoing process of revision of the 2014 Social Insurance Law. The draft benefited from comments from the Policy and Legal Department of the Viet Nam Women’s Union.

  14. Get prepared career readiness – Recommendations for Vietnamese high school and tertiary students

    13 July 2021

    In 2021, ILO cooperated with Song An Career Development Social Enterprise and Professor Col McCowan to conduct a survey with more than 1500 high school and tertiary students with the aim to evaluate the different stages of their career development mindset for the completion of the Career Education and Development Scales (CEDS) for Viet Nam. The recommendations are extracted from the original report based on the survey results.

  15. Normative Stock-taking for Decent Work in Viet Nam

    06 July 2021

    This report sets out the context for engaging the ILO’s tripartite constituents – the Government of Viet Nam, employers’ and workers organizations – and development partners and stakeholders in deciding decent work priorities that are well informed and anchored in the use and application of international standards.

  16. Regional study on green jobs policy readiness in ASEAN: Highlights

    30 June 2021

    The ILO and ASEAN, with the leadership of Malaysia, worked together to conduct a study to assess policy readiness for promoting green jobs and a just transition across AMS. This document shares the highlights of the report, which includes country narratives and a summary assessment.

  17. Regional study on green jobs policy readiness in ASEAN: Final report

    30 June 2021

    The ILO and ASEAN, with the leadership of Malaysia, worked together to conduct a study to assess policy readiness for promoting green jobs and a just transition across AMS. In completing these assessments, the authors drew on responses to an extensive questionnaire completed by AMS countries between April and September 2020. Results from this questionnaire, along with other document analysis, were then used to develop country narratives and a summary assessment, which are presented in the report.

  18. ILO Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers – Results and Methodology

    30 June 2021

    This report maps the current state of labour migration and the key characteristics of migrant workers in the world today.

  19. Moving the Needle: Gender equality and decent work in Asia’s garment sector; Executive summary

    25 June 2021

    The report sheds light on the importance of addressing gender equality in the garment sector, while also providing ILO constituents and industry stakeholders with a holistic roadmap for action that places decent work and social justice at the heart of the post-pandemic business model. The report specifically considers gender equality within the garment sector in Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar and Viet Nam.

  20. ILO work in Viet Nam

    24 June 2021

    This flyer provides a comprehensive list of current ILO projects in Viet Nam.