Press releases

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May 2023

  1. Asia-Pacific governments look to technology for employment services to support youth

    30 May 2023

    Government officials from across the region exchange and learn about how technology can help young people access decent employment.

  2. Viet Nam Women’s Union promotes gender-responsive social protection system across Viet Nam

    22 May 2023

    ILO-Viet Nam Women’s Union collaboration sees trainers go nationwide to help women better understand their rights and benefits under the social protection system.

March 2023

  1. ILO, Viet Nam agree on new cooperation framework in employment, social protection, and labour market governance

    29 March 2023

    The document was endorsed by representatives of the Government, workers’ and employers’ organizations and the ILO on 28 March.

  2. ILO Director-General meets Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister

    02 March 2023

    The ILO Director-General and the Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister held talks about cooperation on key work issues, including decent work, social protection, and the transition from the informal economy to the formal economy.

February 2023

  1. ILO, Viet Nam strengthen cooperation on jobs, labour and social protection

    24 February 2023

    First visit to country by ILO Regional Director sees discussions on strengthening cooperation to help ensure decent work in Viet Nam.

January 2023

  1. Trade unions gain capacity to support Just Transition in Viet Nam’s chemical and pharmaceutical industry

    17 January 2023

    Trade union members gain awareness and knowledge on how to support Viet Nam’s chemical and pharmaceutical industry as it moves towards a greener future.

December 2022

  1. Launching Workshop: Research results on measuring SDG indicator 10.7.1 on recruitment costs of Vietnamese workers working abroad and assessing data gaps in international migration in Viet Nam

    22 December 2022

    The press release call for public attention to reports jointly produced by ILO and the General Statistics Office of Viet Nam. These include (1) report on measuring SDG indicator 10.7.1 on recruitment costs of Vietnamese workers working abroad; and (2) report on data gaps in international migration in Viet Nam.

  2. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting concludes with launch of ‘Singapore Statement’

    09 December 2022

    Statement identifies priorities to tackle wide range of existing and new employment challenges facing Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.

  3. Training Workshop on Strengthening Regional Capacity on Employment Injury Insurance (EII) and Employment Insurance (EI)

    09 December 2022

    ILO/Korea Partnership Programme and the Korean partner intuitions brought together the tripartite representatives from seven countries in South-East Asia to discuss and enhance their knowledge and understanding in relation to strengthening EII and EI system in the countries.

  4. ILO’s 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting opens with call for greater efforts to ensure inclusive growth

    06 December 2022

    Government, employer and worker representatives from Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States gather in Singapore to shape priorities for action to drive employment growth in both regions.

November 2022

  1. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization to take place 6-9 December in Singapore

    29 November 2022

    High-level participation to include President of Singapore H.E. Halimah Yacob, new ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo and 15 ministers from Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.

  2. Jobs in Asia and the Pacific record modest recovery while future growth prospects remain challenging

    28 November 2022

    Region’s labour market yet to get back on pre-crisis track while clear need exists to drive decent work in sectors employing the majority of workers.

  3. Media opportunities at the 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM)

    25 November 2022

    Information on opportunities for media coverage at the 17th APRM

  4. ILO to release new report on Asia-Pacific Employment and Social Outlook 2022

    24 November 2022

    This third edition of the biennial Asia–Pacific Employment and Social Outlook pulls together the most recent statistics to highlight how labour markets in the region are recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  5. Productivity Ecosystems for Decent Work Programme in Viet Nam - Stakeholder Workshop

    18 November 2022

    On 15th Nov 2022, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the International Labour Organization, Country Office for Vietnam, jointly organized the stakeholder workshop for the Productivity Ecosystem for Decent Work programme (PE4DW) in Vietnam.

  6. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization to take place 6-9 December in Singapore

    10 November 2022

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the ILO will be held 6 to 9 December 2022 in Singapore, to discuss concrete steps to drive job-rich growth that is inclusive and transformative.

July 2022

  1. Electronics sector looks for brighter future by addressing skills gaps, bettering working conditions

    15 July 2022

    Promoting social dialogue and workplace compliance is key to sustain the growth of Viet Nam’s key industry.

June 2022

  1. Only six per cent of domestic workers have comprehensive social protection, says ILO

    16 June 2022

    Domestic workers make an important contribution to society, providing vital care for families and households, but they remain undervalued.

  2. International Labour Conference closes with “remarkable harvest of achievements”

    11 June 2022

    The Director-General told delegates that the 110th International Labour Conference had made history with its work on safety and health, apprenticeships, and labour standards, among other areas.

May 2022

  1. ‘Just transition’ policies targeting key regions vital to support coal phase out in Southeast Asia

    24 May 2022

    Coal is the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel, and its rapid phasing out is essential to limit global warming to 1.5°C. A new ILO report highlights need for ‘Just transition hotspots’ to ensure human-centred transition away from coal in Indonesia, the Philippines and Viet Nam.