Events and meetings
Mid-term Steering Committee Meeting and Retreat of IR project
3 - 4 March 2011
The Steering Committee Meeting aims to review the work undertaken so far and examine the work plan for the remaining period of the IR Project
National CB-TREE advocacy workshop
25 - 26 February 2011
Launching the "Opportunities for All" Initiative - how to manage disability and HIV in the workplace
18 February 2011
Opportunity for All is a comprehensive program of training and in-factory assistance to help enterprises to develop an HIV prevention policy and strategy and a disability management policy and strategy.
ILO/SKILLS-AP/Japan Regional Workshop and Study Programme on “Addressing Skills Mismatch through Public Private Partnerships”
14 - 18 February 2011
The workshop aims to assist tripartite delegations from selected countries in the region to discuss and find effective ways to develop partnerships between training institutions and industries in making the skills development system more responsive to labour market needs and to reduce skills mismatch.
Asia-Pacific Knowledge Sharing Network on Youth Employment (APYouthNet): Rejuvenation Event
25 - 28 January 2011
APYouthNet will host a rejuvenation event to take stock of the progress made in the community since its launch two years ago.
Launching ceremony of the Vietnam Employment Trends 2010 report
24 - 25 January 2011
The Viet Nam Employment Trends 2010 report analyzes the most updated information available to assess the effects of the financial crisis on jobs and working conditions in Vietnam, and discusses projections of how the labour market situation here might evolve in the years ahead.
National Achievement Workshop on “Improvement of working condition in agriculture with WIND programme”
7 - 8 December 2010
The seminar is organized by ILO Country Office for Viet Nam in cooperation with Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) and the Central Farmer Union (FU). The objectives is 1) to exchange practical experiences for maintaining and developing network of farmer volunteers and 2) to find out suitable solutions to integrate WIND programme into the routine activities of Farmer Union. There are 50 participants including farmer volunteers from target provinces and responsible officials at national and provincial levels.
Training Workshop on Managing and Developing Small Business Association for Entrepreneurs
1 - 2 December 2010
The workshop is organized by ILO Country Office for Viet Nam in cooperation with Viet Nam Women Entrepreneur Council/ Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The objectives is 1) to increase knowledge and capacity in managing their Business Associations/ Women Entrepreneur Clubs and 2) to prepare action plans to improve the activities/services of Business Associations/Women Entrepreneur Clubs to benefit their members. Participants will be 30 staffs of Viet Nam Women Entrepreneur Council, Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Viet Nam Cooperative, Women's Union, small business associations and business clubs in Ho CHi Minh City, Binh Duong and Dong Nai province.
National Tripartite Seminar on "Emerging Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Issues in Multinational and Large-scale Enterprises in Viet Nam"
25 - 26 November 2010
This seminar is organized by ILO Country Office for Viet Nam in cooperation with Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) and Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI). The purpose is to provide practical measures for dealing with new challenges in the field of OSH by 1) presenting the ILO tools; 2) introducing practical examples from large-scale enterprises in Japan; and 3) learning good OSH achievements in Viet Nam. Participants are representative of government agencies and employers' and employees' organizations.
Technical Workshop "Comments on the draft Decree to guide the implementation of related articles on domestic worker in the Labor Code"
19 November 2010
The seminar is organized by ILO Country Office for Viet Nam in cooperation with Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA). The objectives is 1) to agree on the form, title, structure and content of the 1st draft Decree; and 2) to finalize the cover letter and the draft Decree to be submitted to the Government
Consultation Workshop on Domestic Workers and Policy Implication
15 November 2010
The workshop is organized by ILO Country Office for Viet Nam in cooperation with Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA). The objectives are 1) to agree on concept, classification of types of domestic workers in Viet Nam, identify scope and target groups of the new Decree; 2) to clarify characteristics of domestic workers and related issues to regulation under the Labor Code to this target group; and 3) to clarify content of decent work for domestic workers mentioned in the draft Convention attached Recommendations of ILO and clarify policy requirement for domestic workers in Viet Nam.
Sub-regional Training Workshop on Participatory and Gender Sensitive in Value Chain Analysis and Development
15 - 18 November 2010
The workshop aims to help Viet Nam Cooperative Alliance (VCA) practioners to understand the relevance of gender mainstreaming in value chain work; refresh understanding of value chains and value chain analysis cycle; explore the concept of participation and action learning, specifically from a gender and value chain perspective; develop skills in mapping for value chain analysis and practiced stakeholder mapping.
Presentation of Viet Nam's mural on tripartism and decent work
24 September 2010
To mark the 1,000 year anniversary of Hanoi, Viet Nam’s tripartite partners: the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, Vietnam General Confederation of Labour, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Vietnam Cooperative Alliance and the ILO present a symbolic mosaic mural on “Tripartism and Decent Work for All” to the city of Hanoi. The mural serves as an inspiration for Viet Nam to continue with the tripartite unity in social and economic development.
Workshop on Mainstreaming Decent Work into Viet Nam's Ten-year Socio-economic Development Strategy 2011-2020
27 August 2010
The workshop is organized by the Development Strategy Institute (DSI)of the Ministry of Planning and Investment, with inputs from policy-makers, experts, technical specialists and international donor organizations.
Launch of the report “Labour and Social Trends in Viet Nam 2009/10”
23 June 2010
The report calls for strengthening the legal and policy framework, enhancing social dialogue, raising productivity in small- and medium-sized enterprises and providing greater support for rural households and the most vulnerable workers who have not benefited from Viet Nam’s economic rise.
World Day against Child Labour
12 June 2010
On 12 June 2010 in Hanoi, a diverse group of leaders of Ministries, former child labourers, national football stars, and development workers joined forces in an important event to give a red card to child labour from Viet Nam.
Launch of the project “Youth Employment through Local Economic Development in Quang Nam"
17 May 2010
Designed to create lasting results in Quang Nam, this project focuses on creating an improved business environment, skills development and enhanced competitiveness of selected value chains to stimulate employment opportunities.
Garment workers run for safety in factories
25 April 2010
Garment workers run to mark the World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2010.
Viet Nam moves towards a new industrial relations system
1 - 2 April 2010
During 1-2 April, a national conference on the ‘Future of Industrial Relations and the Revision of the Labour Code and the Trade Union Law’ convened to discuss the current state of industrial relations in Viet Nam, and review proposed changes in Viet Nam’s Labour Code and Trade Union Law.
Launch of Project of Support to the Design and Implementation of National Programmes on the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Viet Nam
29 March 2010
Aims to contribute to the prevention and progressive elimination of child labour in Viet Nam. The project is to have national reach, and its pilot direct action programmes are expected to reach about 5,000 children and young people involved in the worst forms of child labour in five selected provinces and cities.