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.


  1. ILO Quang Nam newsletter, February 2013

    17 February 2013

    The ILO project “Strengthening Inland Tourism Project in Quang Nam" has issued its newsletter for February 2013. The publication reviews its major activities in the month and introduces upcoming events.

  2. ILO Quang Nam newsletter, January 2013

    17 January 2013

    The ILO project “Strengthening Inland Tourism Project in Quang Nam" has issued its newsletter for January 2013. The publication reviews its major activities in December 2012 and introduces upcoming events.

  3. Plan safe, plan healthy: Guidelines for developing national programmes on occupational safety and health

    02 January 2013

    This guide will serve as a useful source of information for those involved in preparing national programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH) and, consequently, will deliver an improvement in working conditions and a reduction in work-related accidents and diseases.


  1. ILO Viet Nam newsletter, Oct-Dec 2012

    18 December 2012

    The second newsletter of the ILO Country Office for Viet Nam focuses on the Asian and European Labour Ministers' Conference, an MoU signed between the ILO and the country's statistics office, jobs opportunities for people with disability, and improving productivity for small and medium enterprises. The newsletter also highlights gender issues in Viet Nam's new Labour Code and a new manager-staff union dialogue mechanism initiated by an ILO’s programme.

  2. ILO Quang Nam newsletter, December 2012

    16 December 2012

    The "Strengthening of Inland Tourism in Quang Nam" project has published its monthly newsletter for December 2012. The focus of this issue is a joint conference on promoting sustainable tourism initiatives and locally-made products in Quang Nam Province. The publication also highlights a workshop on working conditions in Quang Nam's tourism sector and other activities including training courses for local people and the collection of information for the provincial rural tourism strategy.

  3. Programme of support to the National Time-Bound Programme on the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Viet Nam (Midterm Evaluation Summary)

    20 November 2012

    Project VIE/08/06/SPA . Consultants: Ruth Bowen and Nguyen Kim Anh

  4. ILO Quang Nam newsletter, November 2012

    15 November 2012

    The November 2012 newsletter of the ILO in Quang Nam covers key events, including the annual Conferencec on Responsible tourism, the FAO-ILO cooperation in to link agro-products to tourism markets, and training workshops at grassroots level. Key findings of the provincial Tourism Market Research are also presented in the newsletter.

  5. Better Work Viet Nam newsletter, Sep-Dec 2012

    24 October 2012

    The Newsletter No.7 of Better Work Vietnam for Sep-Dec 2012 updates news, activities and upcoming events of the project until the end of the year.

  6. Promoting decent work across borders: A Philippine based project for migrant health professionals and skilled workers (This project is funded by the European Union)

    01 October 2012

    The migration of healthcare professionals raises concerns from both source and host countries. Health professional mobility impacts the performance of health systems by changing the composition of health workforce and outcomes in both sending and receiving countries.

  7. Leaflet on Support to Development in Industrial Relations, Wage Fixing and Labour Law Implementation Institutions and Capacity in Viet Nam

    01 September 2012

    Provides a brief summary about the project

  8. ILO Quang Nam newsletter, August 2012

    30 August 2012

    The Aug 2012 e-newsletter of the ILO in Quang Nam mainly contains remarkable activities of SIT Project in Jul-Aug and incoming events in Sep 2012.

  9. ILO Viet Nam newsletter, Jul-Sep 2012

    27 August 2012

    ILO Viet Nam first time introduced its Newsletter in its first issue for July - September 2012. This first issue covers the latest news of ILO Viet Nam on the signing of the ILO - Viet Nam Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP), the approval of the new Labour Code, the photo competition on child labour, and the ratification of Convention 122. A talk with Nguyen Dung Tien, who represented Viet Nam at the Global Youth Employment Forum, is also covered.

  10. ILO Quang Nam newsletter, June 2012

    13 June 2012

    The June 2012 e-newsletter of the ILO in Quang Nam contains news on the activities of LED and SIT Projects.

  11. Leaflet on Occupational Safety and Health in Hazardous Work in Viet Nam

    01 June 2012

    Provides a brief summary about the project funded by Government of Japan.

  12. Viet Nam - Report to the Government: "Actuarial valuation of the public pension scheme of the Vietnam Social Security Fund"

    01 June 2012

    The ILO report “Actuarial valuation of the public pension scheme of the Vietnam Social Security Fund” was made as requested by the Vietnamese Government with the support from the MoLISA, Vietnam Social Security, Ministry of Finance and General Statistical Office.

  13. Youth voices from Asia and the Pacific

    18 May 2012

    Between December 2011 and May 2012, the ILO consulted young people from around the globe to gather their inputs to an International Youth Forum in Geneva, ahead of the 101st International Labour Conference for which a key focus is youth employment. As part of this global process, 13 national youth employment consultation events took place in Asia and the Pacific. This report summarises the key messages brought by young people and policy-makers.

  14. ILO Quang Nam newsletter, April 2012

    02 May 2012

    The May 2012 e-newsletter of the ILO in Quang Nam contains latest news, articles on the activities of LED and Tourism projects of the ILO Viet Nam in Quang Nam province together with details of incoming events and meetings. It is remarked by the news on the mission of Mr. Gyorgy Sziraczki to work with social counterparts in Quang Nam in mid April.

  15. Macroeconomic policy, economic growth, employment and poverty: Issues and challenges for Viet Nam

    02 April 2012

    The purpose of the paper is to highlight the challenges faced by Viet Nam in the area of managing the country’s macroeconomic situation and the issues that need to be considered in responding to the challenges with due regard to the objectives of promoting productive employment and poverty reduction.


  1. Research of informal employment in Viet Nam current situation and solution

    01 December 2011

    This paper is among few policy oriented studies on informal employment and employment sector which have been carried out in Viet Nam. The study does not have the ambition to cover all the aspects of labour and informal employment in Viet Nam but it focuses on identifying the features of informal labour and informal sector in Vietnam as well as their impacts on the society and community.

  2. How the Vietnamese find jobs

    01 December 2011

    This report was conducted by the Research Institute of Vocational Training Science, General Department of Vocational Training with the support of Bureau of Employment, Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs and the International Labour Organization (ILO).