News items

December 2022

  1. Preparation for the launch of report on "Promoting and enforcing compliance of labour provisions in trade agreements"

    08 December 2022

    On 27 April 2022, in Ha Long, Viet Nam, the International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA ICD), in collaboration with Trade for Decent Work project, organized a Free Trade Agreement Working Group seminar in preparation for the launch of a study report on “Promoting and enforcing compliance of labour provisions in trade agreements”.

November 2022

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    New pillar within Viet Nam’s labour dispute settlement system operational, expected to help workers and employers

    28 November 2022

    Hearing held by the Dong Nai Labour Arbitration Council marks the first case to be arbitrated in Viet Nam.

  2. The ITCILO invites youth to the Winter Global Youth Forum 2023

    15 November 2022

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, invites undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals to participate in the Winter Global Youth Forum 2023 – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

July 2022

  1. The ITCILO invites youth to the Summer Global Youth Forum 2022

    04 July 2022

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, invites undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals to participate in the Summer Global Youth Forum 2022 – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

May 2022

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    ILO/UNICEF: Social protection contributes to reducing child labour

    18 May 2022

    A new ILO-UNICEF report calls for the closing of the social protection coverage gap that means 1.5 billion children are still unsupported by family or child cash benefits.

April 2022

  1. Free advisory package helps electronics factories enhance social dialogue and working conditions

    04 April 2022

    The Programme opens for registration until 18 April 2022.

March 2022

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    Greater investment in care could create almost 300 million jobs

    07 March 2022

    Plugging existing, significant, gaps in care services could generate almost 300 million jobs and create a continuum of care that would help to alleviate poverty, encourage gender equality, and support care for children and the elderly, says new ILO report released ahead of International Women’s Day.

January 2022

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    ILO downgrades labour market recovery forecast for 2022

    17 January 2022

    The ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2022 report warns of a slow and uncertain recovery, as the pandemic continues to have a significant impact on global labour markets.

  2. New Decent Work Country Programme takes shape to guide ILO-Viet Nam cooperation

    12 January 2022

  3. Viet Nam steps up its fight against sexual harassment at work

    11 January 2022

    The Code of Conduct on sexual harassment at work is being updated while a new manual is developed to help employers address this issue.

December 2021

  1. Trainings of trainers contributes to occupational safety promotion in coffee supply chain in Lam Dong

    15 December 2021

    The events are part of the ILO’s Vision Zero Fund Project on improving safety and health in cooperation with the public and private sector in the coffee supply chain in Viet Nam.

October 2021

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    ILO: Employment impact of the pandemic worse than expected

    27 October 2021

    Ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit, ILO warns on stalled global labour market recovery and significant disparities between advanced and developing economies.

  2. Viet Nam Social Security staff trained to better understand and respond to health insurance members’ needs

    18 October 2021

    To promote member-centric design and efficient implementation of social health insurance, ILO has supported training for Viet Nam Social Security staff on how to carry out satisfaction assessments and effectively meet the needs of users through customer care.

  3. ILO’s Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for All launches its second phase, extending support to 50 focus countries and aiming to improve the lives of 60 million people

    07 October 2021

    The ILO’s Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for All (SPF Flagship Programme) officially launched its second phase (2021 -2025) at its annual Development Partners meeting on 7 October 2021, announcing an extension of support to 50 focus countries and territories in advancing towards universal social protection.

September 2021

  1. Virtual workshops share COVID-19 prevention strategies and business continuity plan to support enterprises

    25 September 2021

    The events take place as Viet Nam is facing the fourth wave of the pandemic which hits many industrial parks and manufacturing clusters, affecting the lives of millions of workers.

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    More than 4 billion people still lack any social protection, ILO report finds

    01 September 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed and exacerbated the social protection gap between countries with high and low income levels.

August 2021

  1. New project launched to promote compliance, social dialogue in Viet Nam’s electronics sector

    18 August 2021

July 2021

  1. ILO, Vietnamese Women Union join forces to promote gender equality in social insurance and ensure social protection rights in Viet Nam

    16 July 2021

    One of the recommended policy measures is the introduction of a multi-tiered child benefit to provide support to all children in Viet Nam, while simultaneously promoting an increase in social insurance coverage.

  2. Case Studies on the Intersectional Impacts of Air Pollution on the World of Work of Vulnerable Groups including Women and Youth in Southeast Asia

    14 July 2021

  3. Contest opens for Vietnamese students on social health protection

    02 July 2021

    Participants can submit their entries until 31 July 2021.