01 March 2017
Women's labour force participation has either fallen or remained stagnant across Asia says the ILO ahead of International Women’s Day. An ILO book reviews the role of women in Asia’s economic transformation and highlights the barriers they face in the region’s labour market.
01 March 2017
Around two thirds of the world’s indigenous peoples live in Asia. An ILO study reviews the legal and policy frameworks which tackle the challenges they face and highlights the pivotal role they play in combating climate change and building resilient societies.
12 January 2017
Economic growth continues to disappoint and deficits in decent work remain widespread.
16 December 2016
The untold stories behind migrant workers portrayed by photographer Nguyen Viet Thanh
15 December 2016
Wage recovery in some developed economies – including the United States and Germany – was not sufficient to offset the decline in emerging and developing countries.
02 December 2016
The Programme on the Prevention and Reduction of Child Labour for the 2016-20 period was officially launched in Hanoi in a two-day workshop starting on 1 December to step up the fight against child labour in Viet Nam.
Employment promotion, social protection and labour market governance high on new ILO-Viet Nam cooperation agenda
14 November 2016
The 2017-21 ILO-Viet Nam Decent Work Country Programme will be finalized by the end of this year.
30 September 2016
Multinational enterprises, the Vietnamese Government, employers’ and workers’ organizations have agreed to work in close partnership to create more and better jobs in the electronics sector – one of the country’s newest and biggest manufacturing industries.
16 September 2016
A new ILO study shows that most sex workers entered the job voluntarily but had limited control of occupational safety and health implications.
07 September 2016
The workshop aims to bridge the gaps in the current media coverage of sex work including usage of language, knowledge and approaches.
03 September 2016
The curriculum is now applied to nearly one fourth of all recruitment agencies in Viet Nam that recruit migrant workers to work in Taiwan (China).
23 June 2016
The agreement is a significant example of genuine industrial relations in Viet Nam after decades when industrial relations were restricted to State regulations and the trade union was a socio-political organization taking care of workers’ marginal benefits.
21 June 2016
By bringing the Labour Code to fingertips, the app will not only help garment factories to better understand the law and ensure compliance, but also educate outside users on the situation of factories and the compliance challenges faced by the industry.
08 June 2016
A new ILO web page provides information on key questions of good practice and highlights different choices that can be made depending on national preferences and country circumstances.
Viet Nam Cooperative Alliance, ILO join hands to facilitate the formalization of the informal economy
27 May 2016
The two organizations sign an MoU to support the effective formulation and implementation of local strategies for promoting pro-poor employment, facilitating the transition to formality, inclusive economic development and sustainable business development.
11 May 2016
Some local affiliated unions of the Viet Nam General Confederation of Labour have already made innovative attempts to organize workers and bargain collectively with employers in a new ‘bottom-up’ and worker centred manner.
09 May 2016
Ms Tomoko Nishimoto, ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, shared some thoughts about her visit to Viet Nam on 20-24 April.
27 April 2016
As the world marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work, Valentina Forastieri Senior Specialist, Occupational Health, Health Promotion and Well-being for the ILO, outlines the findings of the latest research on the impact of stress in the workplace.
22 April 2016
Other media organizations honoured at the award include the Tuoi tre newspaper, Viet Nam News Agency, Dan Tri online newspaper, Ha Tinh newspaper, Lam Dong television and radio station and Cong an Nhan dan television channel.
19 April 2016
The Government, trade unions and employers’ organizations issued a joint statement to affirm their commitment with ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.