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.

2008

  1. Viet Nam: Bringing in the bosses

    29 October 2008

    How employers participation increased prevention work in receiving areas.

  2. Report on the results of the first Viet Nam Employment Forum

    01 February 2008

    The first Viet Nam Employment Forum was held in Hanoi from 16-18 December 2007. The theme of the Forum was decent work, growth and integration.

  3. Mapping report of vocational training and employment for people with disabilities in Viet Nam

    18 January 2008

    This report provides an overview of organisations of or representing people with disabilities as well as services related to vocational training, employment and entrepreneurship for people with disabilities. Specific focus has been placed on organisations of women with disabilities, and services specifically targeting women with disabilities.

  4. Labour migration from Viet Nam: Issues and policy and practice

    10 January 2008

    This paper examines the emergent issues important to the management of labour migration from Viet Nam.

2007

  1. Participatory approaches to improving safety, health and working conditions in informal economy workplaces. Experiences of Cambodia, Thailand and Viet Nam

    01 October 2007

    Participatory training programmes are increasingly applied in Asia for supporting grassroots initiatives in informal economy workplaces to improve safety, health and working conditions. These participatory programmes are easy to apply and action-oriented, and focus on immediate improvement needs of informal economy workplaces. Workers in informal economy workplaces have identified and implemented practical safety and health improvements with the support from the participatory training programmes.

  2. Understanding and minimizing risk for strikes in Viet Nam

    01 May 2007

    Explains some of the reasons for the current wildcat strikes in Viet Nam and offers concrete measures that can be implemented immediately at the workplace to minimize an enterprise's risk for labour problems.

  3. Expanding access to insurance and savings services in Viet Nam

    01 May 2007

    This study takes a new look at the savings and insurance services available to low income households in Viet Nam. It then analyses the constraints and challenges that restrain the use of these services by low income households.

  4. Report of the independent final evaluation of the Expansion of Employment Opportunities for Women (EEOW) Viet Nam chapter

    19 March 2007

    This report presents the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the final evaluation of the EEOW project in Viet Nam.

2006

  1. Industrial relations and dispute settlement in Viet Nam

    01 June 2006

    The articles in this publication are designed to contribute to reasoned policy discussions among tripartite policy makers and experts by providing an in-depth analysis of recent industrial relations developments in Viet Nam with a special focus on wildcat strikes and the dispute settlement system.

  2. Child domestic workers in Ho Chi Minh City: survey report

    02 January 2006

    Estimates the size of child domestic workers population in Ho Chi Minh City.

2005

  1. Towards a viable microfinance sector in Viet Nam: issues and challenges

    01 June 2005

    Focuses on the microfinance organizations that have evolved in the semiformal sector as they are directly concerned with Decree 28. It presents the main achievements of this semi-formal microfinance sector in Viet Nam to date and the challenges it will face over the next five years. It also makes a series of recommendations to overcome these challenges, the majority of which concern the new legal and regulatory environment, access to capital, and capacity building issues.

2004

  1. Report of mid-term evaluation for the report of mid-term review - ILO/Japan Asian Regional Programme on Expansion of Employment Opportunities for Women (EEOW) - Viet Nam

    29 December 2004

    This report presents the findings of the evaluation team for the project ILO/Japan Asian Regional Programme on Expansion of Employment Opportunities for Women (EEOW), Viet Nam chapter.

  2. Employment creation potential of the ethnic minority cooperatives in Viet Nam

    01 June 2004

    This study reviews the social and economic position of indigenous and tribal people in Viet Nam with a view to identifying the actual and potential role of the cooperative movement in supporting employment and income generation among them and in helping to preserve and promote their traditional livelihoods.

2003

  1. Training and employment of people with disabilities: Viet Nam 2002

    01 December 2003

    AbilityAsia Country Study Series by Julie Yoder.

  2. Entering a new market: commercial banks and small/micro enterprise lending in Viet Nam

    01 December 2003

    Examines the supply of formal financial services to Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) in the urban areas of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Can Tho.

  3. Impact of start your business (SYB) training on women entrepreneurs in Viet Nam

    01 April 2003

    ILO Vietnam Working Paper Series No. 1

  4. Equality, labour and social protection for women and men in the formal and informal economy in Viet Nam: issues for advocacy and policy development

    01 January 2003

    A study that highlights the employment and working conditions of women workers in different types of enterprises and in the informal economy and assesses the main needs and priorities for social security and assistance of women workers in Viet Nam.

  5. Impact of Start your Business (SYB) Training on Women Entrepreneurs in Viet Nam

    01 January 2003

    The survey assesses the impact of the “Start Your Business” (SYB) training programme on women entrepreneurs in rural provinces.

2002

  1. Training and employment policies and practices for people with disabilities in Viet Nam

    01 December 2002

    Includes country background information, statistics about people with disabilities and their organizations, a description of relevant legislation and policies and their official implementing structures, as well as the education, training and employment options available to disabled persons.

2001

  1. The ILO Code of Practice on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work

    01 June 2001

    The code provides invaluable practical guidance to policy-makers, employers’ and workers’ organizations and other social partners for formulating and implementing appropriate workplace policy, prevention and care programmes, and for establishing strategies to address workers in the informal sector. It is the product of collaboration between the ILO and its tripartite constituents, as well as cooperation with its international partners.