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.

August 2010

  1. 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.

June 2010

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

May 2010

  1. 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.

April 2010

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

March 2010

  1. 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.

  2. Women behind Viet Nam’s economic success story

    6 March 2010

    Ms Rie Vejs-Kjeldgaard, Country Director of the International Labour Organization Viet Nam, was awarded the Medal for Enterprise Development to acknowledge her personal commitment and ILO’s contributions to development through business in Viet Nam.

January 2010

  1. Launch of the Viet Nam Employment Trends Report

    26 January 2010

    First of a series of reports by the recently established Labour Market Information Centre, Bureau of Employment, MoLISA.

  2. Consultation Workshop on the Employment Legislation for People with Disabilities

    25 - 26 January 2010

    To finalize the Draft Bill on employment and vocational training for people with disabilities and recommend regulations for the Government Decrees.

November 2009

  1. National Workshop on Presentation of Findings from Three Studies Relating to Child Labour in Viet Nam

    3 November 2009

    The National Workshop will discuss the findings and recommendations of these studies, the feedbacks of which will be incorporated into the final publication.

December 1997

  1. Twelfth Asian Regional Meeting

    9 - 11 December 1997

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) adopted a series of wide-ranging Conclusions in which governments, and representatives of workers' and employers' organizations urged the ILO to "vigorously pursue" its opportunities to make an "essential contribution" to the economic and social development of Asia.