Events and meetings

The ILO Country Office for Viet Nam organizes and takes part in a number of events and meetings. Below is a list of upcoming and past events. Any queries should be sent to the office by email.

January 2023

  1. Winter Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development

    30 January - 10 February 2023

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Winter 2023 edition of its Global Youth Forum – 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).

December 2022

  1. International Migrants Day and Launch of Lessons learned: Building migrant women’s groups and networks

    18 December 2022

    ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme is organizing an event for International Migrants Day with the theme “Towards stronger and resilient communities through effective protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers”.

  2. International Migrants Day Conference 2022

    16 December 2022

    The Asian Research Centre for Migration, based in the Institute of Asian Studies in Chulalongkorn University in collaboration with the ILO, IOM and the Stockholm Environment Institute hosted the annual conference to celebrate International Migrants Day on 16 December 2022

  3. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    6 - 9 December 2022

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) will bring together government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab States in Singapore to discuss concrete steps to drive a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

November 2022

  1. Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia – Experience and Knowledge Sharing from the ILO-Sida project (2019 – 22)

    22 - 23 November 2022

    As the ILO-Sida Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project comes to a close, it is organizing a final regional workshop to bring stakeholders together, reflect on results and progress, and discuss ways forward for supporting a better future of work in the Asian garment sector.

  2. Just Transition in the Textile and Garment Sector in China - International Summit and Capacity Building Workshop on Green Development and Responsible Transformation of Sustainable Fashion Industry

    17 November 2022

    This workshop will build the capacity of local government and industrial players on Just Transition planning in the textile and garment sector. The workshop will introduce the Just Transition guidelines and its application (through the Just Transition Toolkit) and analyze the specific opportunities for social dialogue and accelerated action by government, enterprises, workers and communities for a just and green transition.

October 2022

  1. “Resumption of Labour Migration and Regional Cooperation”

    19 - 20 October 2022

September 2022

  1. Eighth Technical Meeting of Focal Points on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN

    29 - 30 September 2022

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) holds the Eighth Technical Meeting of Focal Points on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN on 29 and 30 September 2022. The meeting is supported by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) through the ILO's TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme.

  2. Labour Inspection in the Context of Domestic Work Sector

    7 September 2022

    Organized by the joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme, this webinar aims to adopt a strengthened regional approach to meet the needs of women migrant workers and social partners, and better protection from violence and abuses. It will focus on the importance of labour inspection for domestic work sector (including migrant domestic workers) and some ways different countries have attempted compliance with the principle and essence of ILO C 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers.

  3. A very beautiful but heavy jacket: The experiences of migrant workers with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression in South-East Asia

    1 September 2022

    Understanding the diversity of experiences requires recognition that migrant workers with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE) also have other characteristics - such as ethnicity, gender, nationality - that shape their opportunities and experiences individually and through interaction with their sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE). The launch event will bring together journalists,academia and partners to share and discuss the findings and recommendations of the study.

August 2022

  1. National Tripartite Preparatory Workshops for the 15th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    17 August - 18 October 2022

    National tripartite preparatory workshops for the 15th AFML will be held in several ASEAN Member States to take stock on the progress of stakeholders in implementing the previous AFML recommendations and to discuss the theme of the 15th AFML.

July 2022

  1. Summer Global Youth Forum 2022: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2030 agenda for sustainable development

    25 July - 12 August 2022

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Summer 2022 edition of its Global Youth Forum – 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).

  2. Sectoral Forum "Decent Work and the Future of Viet Nam Electronics Supply Chains"

    15 July 2022

    The tripartite Forum to discuss the Decent Work opportunities and challenges of the electronics sector in Viet Nam

June 2022

  1. First Joint Advisory Meeting for electronics factories

    16 June 2022

    The first joint Advisory Meeting of the Advisory Programme “Towards a sustainable and resilient electronics industry in Viet Nam”

May 2022

  1. Hybrid publication launch and presentation of the ILO report: A just energy transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs

    24 May 2022

    The report of the ILO on “A just energy transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs” will be launched as a hybrid side event on 24 May 2022 conducted on site in the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok and on an online platform via Zoom. The launch will be part of the seventy-eighth session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

  2. Validation Workshop "Report on Viet Nam’s Electronics Supply Chain and Decent Work Challenges and Opportunities"

    12 May 2022

    A tripartite workshop to consult national partners on the recent ILO/VCCI research on Viet Nam’s Electronics Supply Chain and Decent Work Challenges and Opportunities

April 2022

  1. Industry seminar on working time and wage policies

    22 April 2022

    An advisory session on working time and wage regulations to support electronics industry

March 2022

  1. Workshop on data gaps in international labour migration statistics in Viet Nam

    23 March 2022

  2. Sub-regional Web Meeting on Skills & Human Resources Development (HRD) for Green Jobs and Greening Economies in Asia

    22 - 23 March 2022

    Thematic focus on green human resource development initiatives and green occupations in the Asian labour market.

December 2021

  1. Workplace cooperation online training course for electronics supply chains

    15 December 2021

    The one-day course aims to promote Decent Work in the electronics global supply chains in Viet Nam. Effective workplace cooperation is essential in ensuring harmonious relations between workers and management and a productive environment for business to prosper.