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.

July 2023

  1. Young Leaders Boot Camp 2023

    24 July - 4 August 2023

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Young Leaders Boot Camp 2023 – a two-week interactive learning experience which welcomes undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals seeking to acquire the skills necessary to pursue a career in the UN system and other IOs.

  2. Summer Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development

    3 - 14 July 2023

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Summer 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).

May 2023

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    National Evaluation Workshop on Green Jobs and Just Transition in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry (Viet Nam)

    4 - 5 May 2023

    This workshop will present the experiences and lessons learnt under the ILO project on Just Transition, evaluate the project results, and strategize the future courses of action by the partner unions in Viet Nam (VGCL/VUIT in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry).

March 2023

  1. Multi-stakeholder Partnership in Facilitating Inclusive Economies and Protecting Rights of Migrant Workers

    28 March 2023

    Discussions will address the critical role that Migrant Worker Resource Centres (MRCs) play in delivering services to migrant workers in order to promote their rights and the importance of multi-stakeholder approaches in facilitating such services.

  2. Consultation workshops on ASEAN Declaration and ASEAN Guidelines on Protection of Migrant Workers and Family Members in Crisis Situations

    13 - 14 March 2023

    ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme supported two consultation workshops hosted by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) of Indonesia. The workshops brought together about 140 representatives of a range of government departments and ASEAN bodies, as well as other tripartite plus stakeholders from ASEAN Member States to discuss protection of migrant workers and family members in crisis situations.

  3. Technical consultation on Development of ASEAN Guidelines on Portability of Social Security Benefits for Migrant Workers

    9 - 10 March 2023

    ILO is supporting the Government of Cambodia in hosting the first technical consultation on development of ASEAN Guidelines on Portability of Social Security Benefits for Migrant Workers.

February 2023

  1. Capacity building training for trade unions on Green Jobs and Just Transition in chemical and pharmaceutical industry

    27 - 28 February 2023

    This workshop will introduce the project “Making Just Transition work though stronger workers’ organizations in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry” to the partner unions (VGCL/VUIT and its local/sectoral affiliates) in southern Viet Nam, raise their awareness and build their capacity to promote green jobs and a just transition of the chemical industry through social dialogue.

  2. Third Joint Dialogue on labour migration between the ASEAN Confederation of Employers and the ASEAN Trade Union Council (24 February 2023)

    24 February 2023

    The ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) and the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and their country level affiliates are meeting in Tokyo, Japan on 24 February 2023 for a Third Joint Dialogue on labour migration.

  3. High-Level Tripartite Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in Southeast Asian Countries

    22 - 24 February 2023

    Review current approach to labour relations, build shared understanding on way forward for collaborative industrial relations and promote follow up initiatives at country level for working together for growth, productivity and decent work.

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 hosts 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.

  4. 1st Consultation on the Development of ASEAN Guidelines on Protection of Migrant Workers in Crisis Situations

    1 December 2022

    ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN supported the Ministry of Manpower of Indonesia to initiate development of ASEAN Guidelines on Protection of Migrant Workers in Crisis Situations.

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.