09 January 2013
Millions of domestic workers around the world remain excluded from protection enjoyed by other workers, says a new ILO report. Viet Nam still has no official records on domestic workers even though this group is growing in the labour force.
18 December 2012
Nearly 1 million workers remain unemployed as the economy couldn’t create enough jobs for both new entrants to the labour force and the existing jobless, according to the Labour Force Survey Report 2012. Launched in Hanoi on 18 December by the General Statistics Office (GSO) with the ILO support, the report shows the employed population increased by 1.1 million over the last three quarters but at the same time, Viet Nam’s labour force expanded at the same rate.
07 December 2012
Viet Nam has experienced robust wage growth while a new ILO report shows a worse slowdown in global wages. The country, however, still needs to address many challenges, including the informal economy, low productivity and widening gender pay gap.
22 November 2012
Today, a two-day workshop on promoting sustainable tourism to increase local community benefit in Quang Nam province, opened in Hoi An Ancient Town. The event is co-organised by the Quang Nam Provincial People’s Committee and three UN Agencies, UNESCO, ILO and FAO.
15 November 2012
Urgent actions are needed to support teachers to help Viet Nam become a learning society and make the profession deserve the noble status.
24 October 2012
Vietnam’s labour statistics will be improved in the next four years under a memorandum of understanding signed between the General Statistics Office (GSO) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Hanoi today.
22 October 2012
Slowing growth in many Asian countries has accentuated labour market challenges in a region that has the world’s largest youth population, and where precarious work is widespread.
24 September 2012
A conference entitled “Introduction of the Labour Code and Trade Union Law: Opportunities and Challenges” was organised in Ha Noi today by the National Assembly’s Social Committee, Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Vietnam to give social partners and the public an insight into the important changes brought about by the amended laws.
24 September 2012
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Vietnam today announced its new assistance projects worth US$4.56 million at the first meeting of the new Vietnam Decent Work Country Programme Steering Committee in Ha Noi.
02 August 2012
The International Labour Organization (ILO) in Hanoi on August 2 launched an important report, indicating the need for a comprehensive reform in Viet Nam’s pension scheme as Viet Nam Social Security will soon need to start selling assets to pay pensions.
27 June 2012
The ILO and the Government of the Republic of Korea have signed an agreement that will provide US$1,140,000, as well as technical expertise, to support the development of decent work in more than 15 Asian countries.
Workshop on Poverty Reduction and Decent Work through Tourism: Dcent work needed to sustain tourism development
07 May 2012
The two-day workshop on Poverty Reduction and Decent Work through Tourism, organised by the ILO in the central resort city of Hoi An which gave a focus on pro-poor tourism and provided an opportunity for policymakers, stakeholders, employers and workers to raise their voice on an action plan to further support the industry in Viet Nam.
17 April 2012
Over 3,600 garment workers will run this Sunday 22th April at 6:30am at Binh Duong New City, Binh Duong Province. This is 3rd year, Better Work organize this event as part of a safety campaign to mark the World Day for Safety and Health at Work.
29 March 2012
The forum established a platform for interaction among young people, policy-makers and the social partners to discuss the current situation and identify best practices, put forward recommendations to promote decent work for young people in Vietnam.
16 March 2012
Strategies to protect workers against unemployment, help them find better work will be reviewed at an ILO-ASEAN Seminar in Ho Chi Minh City, from 20 to 22 March 2012.
10 June 2011
The International Labour Organization together with the Administration for Protection and Care of Children under Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs organized a meeting to commemorate the World Day Against Child Labour aiming at raising public and political awareness for campaigns to end child labour in Viet Nam on 10 June 2011.
Vietnam: Symposium on Strengthening the Role and Representation of Workers and Collective Bargaining
18 May 2011
ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ILO-ACTRAV) took part in a seminar in Hanoi on the strengthening of the role and representation of workers and collective bargaining.
Sharing successful strategies for women’s entrepreneurship development: Learning from good practices
18 March 2011
The National Workshop on Successful Strategies for Women’s Entrepreneurship Development is an opportunity for project’s partner organizations - Viet Nam Cooperative Alliance (VCA) and Viet Nam Women Union at national and local levels – as well as INGOs, donors and technical agencies to share experiences regarding economic empowerment of women and mainstreaming gender equality concerns in the field of entrepreneurship development.
24 January 2011
The Vietnam Employment Trends Report 2010 was released by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) offering the most up-to-date information available on the changing state of Vietnam’s dynamic labour market.
17 December 2010
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is launching a new project in South-East Asia to improve the governance of cross-border labour migration.