Publications

The ILO Country Office for Viet Nam publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, and videos relevant to Viet Nam. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Library in Hanoi.

2022

  1. Training manual on child labour prevention and reduction: For cooperatives and the collective sector - Book 2

    16 September 2022

    The package entitled "Training manual on child labour prevention and reduction for cooperatives and the collective sector" was developed under the cooperation between ILO Vietnam and Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA). It is a set of training guidlines for cooperative staff and personnel.

  2. Training manual on child labour prevention and reduction: For cooperatives and the collective sector - Book 1

    16 September 2022

    The package entitled "Training manual on child labour prevention and reduction for cooperatives and the collective sector" was developed under the cooperation between ILO Vietnam and Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA). It is a set of training guidlines for cooperative staff and personnel.

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

    01 September 2022

    The study reveals migrant workers with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE) in South-East Asia benefit from labour migration, yet experience discrimination.

  4. TRIANGLE in ASEAN Quarterly Briefing Notes

    31 August 2022

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN works with labour ministries, workers' and employers' organizations, recruitment agency associations, civil society organizations in six countries in ASEAN; Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Below Quarterly Briefing Notes give an update on our work during the previous quarter.

  5. The experiences of migrant workers with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression in ASEAN

    30 August 2022

    This brief draws from the findings of research titled "A very beautiful but heavy jacket: The experiences of migrant workers with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression in South-East Asia", which aims to fill the gap in knowledge about the experiences and motivations of migrant workers with diverse SOGIE in South-East Asia.

  6. World Social Protection Report 2020-22: Regional companion report for Asia and the Pacific

    30 August 2022

    This regional companion report is intended to complement the ILO’s World Social Protection Report 2020–22. It includes a section summarizing the status of social protection worldwide, followed by a section highlighting key social protection developments, challenges and priorities for this region from a life-cycle perspective.

  7. Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022: Investing in transforming futures for young people

    11 August 2022

    Incorporating the most recent labour market information available, Global Employment Trends for Youth sets out the youth labour market situation around the world. It shows where progress has or has not been made, updates world and regional youth labour market indicators, and gives detailed analyses of trends and issues facing young people in the labour market.

  8. ENHANCE Project Newsletter, edition 11, August 2022

    11 August 2022

    The eleventh edition of the newsletter for the USDOL funded ILO Project, Enhancing National capacity to prevent and reduce child labour in Viet Nam (ENHANCE), details some of the Project’s key activities over the last 6 months.

  9. ILO work in Viet Nam

    09 August 2022

    This flyer provides a comprehensive list of current ILO projects in Viet Nam.

  10. Good practices, emerging strategies and lessons learned from the ILO ENHANCE Project

    27 July 2022

    This report documents a selection of good practices, emerging strategies and lessons learned from the ILO Project, Enhancing National Capacity to Prevent and Reduce Child Labour in Viet Nam (ENHANCE), which is implemented with funding from the US Department of Labour. Informed by key informant interviews from the Project's three target provinces of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and An Giang, the objective of the report is to support the development of strategies for the extended implementation phase of the project, as well as the implementation of Viet Nam's second National Action Programme of Child Labour Prevention and Reduction for the 2021-25 period.

  11. Making Just Transition Work through Stronger Workers’ Organizations in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries

    01 July 2022

    The project aims to improve the technical knowledge, managerial capacity and policy influence of workers’ organizations in Malaysia and Viet Nam.

  12. Employment, wages and productivity in the Asian garment sector: Taking stock of recent trends

    24 June 2022

    The report takes stock of employment, wages and productivity in the Asian garment sector by exploring data and policy insights to highlight trends, patterns and ways forward for a better future of work. By utilising updated data insights, the report outlines persisting decent work deficits as the garment sector evolves, and the prioritised support needed to overcome such challenges.

  13. Skills development and lifelong learning in Viet Nam: Challenges for trade unions

    06 June 2022

    This brief examines skills development and lifelong learning in Viet Nam. The approach takes a macroeconomic perspective on the main challenges and the outcomes in terms of labour market performance.

  14. Labor migration in Asia: COVID-19 impacts, challenges, and policy responses

    31 May 2022

    This publication analyzes the region’s labour migration outlook, corresponding economic and policy developments, and changes caused by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. It overviews labour migration to and from different Asian economies and details policy approaches in major origin and destination economies of labour migrants.

  15. Labour practices in Viet Nam’s wooden furniture industry: Challenges and good practices

    31 May 2022

    Original research for the Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Programme.

  16. UN collaboration on social protection: Reaching consensus on how to accelerate social protection systems-building

    05 May 2022

    The objective of this publication is to work towards a consensus among UN agencies on how best to support countries to achieve progress towards universal social protection in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  17. A just energy transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs

    01 May 2022

    Coal is the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel, and its rapid phasing out is essential to limit global warming to 1.5°C. However, the status of coal power plants as of 2021 shows that the world is far from reaching this objective unless drastic steps are taken immediately. The ILO's Report on "A just transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs" lays out the need to mitigate the negative socio-economic effects of coal phase out and the necessity for just transition policies to be fostered by using evidence at local levels.

  18. Enhancing social dialogue towards a culture of safety and health: What have we learned from the COVID-19 crisis?

    14 April 2022

  19. World Social Protection Report 2020-22: Regional companion report for Latin America and the Caribbean

    11 April 2022

    This regional companion report is intended to complement the ILO’s World Social Protection Report 2020–22.

  20. Viet Nam social security legal reform: An integrated framework

    23 March 2022

    This report reflects on key dimensions of social security law reform in Viet Nam from the perspective of an integrated framework, which are conceptual and normative framework challenges, reflections on an integrated social security system, the importance of universal and multi-tiered approaches of relevance to Viet Nam, extending coverage, reflecting on key coverage gaps; improving the scope and adequacy of the benefit regime; implementing social security legal and institutional reform and system integration, and recommendations.