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Press releases

  1. ASEAN, UNICEF, ILO regional dialogue delivers joint recommendation to advance region’s youth

    18 October 2023

    Discussions focus on steps needed to help young people across ASEAN find decent work amidst rapidly changing employment environment.

  2. ILO opens the 2023 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    25 September 2023

    Journalists are invited to submit articles showing exemplary media coverage on labour migration and fair recruitment.

  3. ILO, UNDP launch programme to empower youth with leadership and green skills for the future

    18 August 2023

    ILO joined UNDP in Viet Nam in launching the Youth Leaders Incubator Programme (YLIP) 2023 and a TOT bootcamp for 63 young leaders from all regions of the country on Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Leadership Skills, and Green Jobs and Employability.

  4. A more sustainable textiles and garment sector for Viet Nam

    02 August 2023

    A recent seminar in Hanoi provided the opportunity to share the challenges and opportunities facing Viet Nam’s textiles and garment sector, and to discuss strategies for developing the skills needed for a more sustainable future.

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    Unlocking the potential of digitalization for inclusive social protection in Asia and the Pacific

    13 November 2023

    Opportunities and challenges offered by digitalization of social protection systems highlighted at major event.

  2. Path ahead for Mutual Recognition of Skills in ASEAN mapped out

    25 October 2023

    Importance of continuing efforts to facilitate free flow of skilled workers within the region discussed.

  3. Clearer legal status will allow household businesses to thrive

    13 October 2023

    Consultation workshops in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City gather ideas and opinions for the draft Decree on household business.

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    10 years of the National Wage Council

    08 August 2023

    Marking a decade of the National Wage Council, ILO commits to working together with social partners to advance social justice and promote decent work through setting adequate wages.


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    Remark address in the Plenary session: Reinforcing the macroeconomic foundation, promoting sustainable recovery and development of the Viet Nam Socio-Economic Forum 2022

    18 September 2022

    By Mr Felix Weidenkaff, Youth Employment Specialist, ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific at the Viet Nam Socio-Economic Forum 2022, 18 September 2022, Hanoi, Viet Nam

  2. ILO Viet Nam Director: Enhancing social dialogue towards a safety and health culture

    28 April 2022

    ILO Viet Nam Director, Ingrid Christensen, addresses the National Occupational Safety and Health Council Dialogue organized in Hanoi to mark the 2022 Safety and Health Day at Work.

  3. Message from ILO's Director-General Guy Ryder for International Cooperative Day 2019

    05 July 2019

    The 2019 International Day of Cooperatives will be celebrated on Saturday 6 July. This year, in commemoration of the ILO’s centenary, the theme is "cooperatives for decent work" which is closely linked to SDG8. On this occasion ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has issued a video message.

  4. Opening speech by ILO Viet Nam Director at consultation workshop on ratification of ILO Convention 98

    03 May 2019

    ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee, delivers the opening remarks at the consultation workshop entitled “Proposal for Submission of Ratification of ILO Convention 98” on 3 May 2019 in Ha Long City.