Comments and analysis

  1. Labour provisions in free trade deals are to ensure fair, sustainable economic development

    23 March 2018

    ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee, provides insights into the meaning of labour issues in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to Viet Nam. The accord was signed by 11 countries on 8 March, forming a market of 500 million, representing 13.5 per cent and 15 per cent of the global economy and trade, respectively.

  2. The future of work is coming – and we need to find a global solution

    21 August 2017

    By Ameenah Gurib-Fakim and Stefan Löfven*

  3. Minimum wage, global supply chains and inclusive growth

    16 August 2017

    ILO Viet Nam Country Director, Chang-Hee Lee, explains the impact minimum wage can have on the country's economy.

  4. Domestic work – work like any other

    16 June 2017

    By Chang-Hee Lee, Director, International Labour Organization (ILO) in Viet Nam

  5. Any reform and integration must be beneficial to all

    31 July 2015

    ILO Country Director Gyorgy Sziraczki shares his views on key labour and employment issues in Viet Nam in the past few years and looks ahead to the country’s near future.

  6. Putting the spotlight on minimum entitlements for Vietnamese domestic workers

    15 June 2015

    By Gyorgy Sziraczki, Director of ILO Country Office for Viet Nam

  7. When something goes wrong: the challenge for migrant workers

    18 December 2014

    By Gyorgy Sziraczki, Director of ILO Country Office for Viet Nam

  8. What will economic integration bring for Viet Nam and ASEAN?

    04 September 2014

    By Yoshiteru Uramoto, ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific

  9. Domestic work, work like any other

    13 June 2014

    Opinion by Yoshiteru Uramoto, ILO Regional Director for Asia-Pacific

  10. Retirement age and pension formula – key components of social insurance reform: ILO

    12 May 2014

    The revised Law on Social Insurance will be brought to discussion at the regular National Assembly meeting which starts on 20 May. Among the key changes suggested by the ILO are retirement age increase and a new pension formula. Carlos Galian, social security expert, ILO in Viet Nam, explains the issue.