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.

2019

  1. ENHANCE project Newsletter, Fourth Edition, March 2019

    21 March 2019

  2. Bulletin: Trade Union Reform for Workers' Rights and Interests No.3, Quarter IV/2018

    01 February 2019

  3. Work for a brighter future [Executive summary]

    22 January 2019

    This landmark report by the Global Commission on the Future of Work examines how to achieve a better future of work for all at a time of unprecedented change and exceptional challenges in the world of work.

2018

  1. Worker-paid migration costs in the Viet Nam-Malaysia corridor

    26 December 2018

    This report seeks to shed light on the migrant worker-paid migration costs in an important migration corridor: Viet Nam to Malaysia.

  2. Social protection for migrant workers in ASEAN: Developments, challenges, and prospects

    18 December 2018

    This report provides an overview of the developments, challenges, and prospects of social protection for migrant workers in ASEAN.

  3. The impact of minimum wage adjustments on Vietnamese wage inequality

    08 November 2018

  4. Recommendation No. 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience: What Role for Trade Unions?

    12 October 2018

    This policy brief aims at assisting workers’ organisations in positioning themselves with regard to conflicts and disasters, in particular, with regard to the generation of employment and decent work for the purpose of prevention, recovery, peace, and resilience with respect to crisis situations arising from both conflicts and disasters.

  5. Bulletin: Trade Union Reform for Workers' Rights and Interests No.2, Quarter III/2018

    01 October 2018

    This Newsletter covers the progress of pilot activities under the ILO/NIRF and VGCL Collaboration Programme. This edition introduces lessons learnt from the pilot implementation, alongside other highlight events during the quarter such as the XII National Congress of Viet Nam Trade Union.

  6. Developing a New Industrial Relations Framework in Respect of the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (NIRF/USDOL project) brochure

    30 September 2018

  7. The 2016 Report on Informal Employment in Viet Nam

    14 August 2018

    The 2016 Report on Informal Employment in Viet Nam provides different perspectives and thorough information on Informal Employment which includes: Concept and Measurement of Informal Labour in Viet Nam; Scales and Trends of Informal Employment; Characteristics of Informal Employment; Working Conditions and Quality of Employment of Informal Economy Workers and Conclusions and Recommendations.

  8. Support to Build Capacity for Improving National Industrial Relations Database for Evidence-based Policy-making (NIRF/Canada) project brochure

    06 August 2018

  9. NIRF/Japan Project Quarter I - II 2018 Newsletter

    27 July 2018

    For Worker’s Rights and Interests: Trade Union Reform

  10. Briefing note on legal provisions relating to rest periods within hours of work

    01 July 2018

    This note covers one of the issues being considered as part of the Vietnamese Labour Code 2012 reforms: rest periods within hours of work.

  11. ENHANCE project Newsletter, Third Edition, June 2018

    19 June 2018

  12. Responsible Supply Chains in Asia (Viet Nam) project brochure

    14 June 2018

    The project promotes corporate social responsibility and responsible business conduct with regard to the environment, decent work and the respect of human rights.

  13. Responsible Supply Chains in Asia (Myanmar) project brochure

    14 June 2018

    The project promotes corporate social responsibility and responsible business conduct with regard to the environment, decent work and the respect of human rights.

  14. Analysis of selected value chains of handicraft and food processing in Hanoi

    05 June 2018

    Within the framework of ENHANCE’s direct support in Hanoi, the study aims at analysing priority handicraft value chains with a large concentration of households with children engaged in working activities or at risk of falling into child labour.

  15. Risks and rewards: Outcomes of labour migration in South-East Asia - Key findings in Viet Nam

    30 May 2018

    The survey was conducted jointly by the ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme and the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) ‘Poverty Reduction through Safe Migration, Skills Development and Enhanced Job Placement project’ (PROMISE), working in partnership with the management consulting firm Rapid Asia.

  16. Industrial revolution (IR) 4.0 in Viet Nam: What does it mean for the labour market?

    30 May 2018

    The policy brief introduces some of the opportunities and challenges for the world of work in Viet Nam where rapid technology innovation and adoption at the workplace are diffusing faster than ever before.

  17. Decent work country programme for 2017-2021

    24 May 2018

    This is the third decent work country programme between the ILO and tripartite constituents (the Government, the workers' and employers' organizations) to address the decent work challenges with an aim to assuring all Vietnamese women and men opportunities for work that is productive and delivers a fair income; security in the workplace and social protection for families; better prospects for personal development and social integration and freedom for people to express their concerns, organize and participate in decisions that affect their lives.