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.

2021

  1. Regional study on green jobs policy readiness in ASEAN: Highlights

    30 June 2021

    The ILO and ASEAN, with the leadership of Malaysia, worked together to conduct a study to assess policy readiness for promoting green jobs and a just transition across AMS. This document shares the highlights of the report, which includes country narratives and a summary assessment.

  2. Regional study on green jobs policy readiness in ASEAN: Final report

    30 June 2021

    The ILO and ASEAN, with the leadership of Malaysia, worked together to conduct a study to assess policy readiness for promoting green jobs and a just transition across AMS. In completing these assessments, the authors drew on responses to an extensive questionnaire completed by AMS countries between April and September 2020. Results from this questionnaire, along with other document analysis, were then used to develop country narratives and a summary assessment, which are presented in the report.

  3. ILO Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers – Results and Methodology

    30 June 2021

    This report maps the current state of labour migration and the key characteristics of migrant workers in the world today.

  4. Moving the Needle: Gender equality and decent work in Asia’s garment sector; Executive summary

    25 June 2021

    The report sheds light on the importance of addressing gender equality in the garment sector, while also providing ILO constituents and industry stakeholders with a holistic roadmap for action that places decent work and social justice at the heart of the post-pandemic business model. The report specifically considers gender equality within the garment sector in Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar and Viet Nam.

  5. Estimating labour market transitions from labour force surveys: The case of Viet Nam

    23 June 2021

    This paper discusses methodologies to estimate the incidence and frequency of labour market transitions, and applies these methodologies to labour force survey data from Viet Nam in 2011-19. It demonstrates the feasibility and value of transitions data for labour market analysis.

  6. Making decent work a reality for domestic workers: Progress and prospects in Asia and the Pacific, ten years after the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

    16 June 2021

    In 2011, the international community adopted the ILO’s Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), which recognized for the first time that domestic work is work and that domestic workers should enjoy the same labour protections as all other workers.

  7. Effective regulations? Environmental impact assessment in the textile and garment sector in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia and Viet Nam

    14 June 2021

    Environmental regulations provide protection for both environmental assets and the livelihoods of communities that depend on these assets. The analysis evaluates the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) processes for proponents of industrial projects in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia and Viet Nam. The report finds that enhanced environmental outcomes can be achieved by greater awareness among proponents of the links between environmental management (as facilitated by the EIA process) and sustainable development.

  8. Is public sector employment a haven in the COVID-19 jobs crisis?

    14 June 2021

    It looks as if job opportunities in the public sector have provided a respite from the shrinking private sector during the dark days of the COVID-19 crisis, at least for some women.

  9. Things employers should know: Wages

    13 June 2021

  10. Things employers should know: Working hours and rest periods

    13 June 2021

  11. Things employers should know: Workers' representative organizations at the grasshoots level

    13 June 2021

  12. Things employers should know: Minor workers

    13 June 2021

  13. Things employers should know: Labour disciplinary regulations

    13 June 2021

  14. Things employers should know: Employment contract

    13 June 2021

  15. Things employers should know: Resolution of labour disputes

    13 June 2021

  16. Things employers should know: Workplace dialogue, collective bargaining

    13 June 2021

  17. Things employers should know: Social insurance, health insurance and unemployment insurance

    13 June 2021

  18. Things employers should know: Occupational safety and health

    13 June 2021

  19. Greener clothes? Environmental initiatives and tools in the garment sector in Asia

    07 June 2021

    The increasing social and environmental impacts of the textile and garment supply chain are well known and have resulted in the development of an array of initiatives, tools and assessment platforms to enhance the sustainability of the sector. There is a great deal of diversity in these initiatives, including differences in their focus, the actors involved, who the beneficiaries are, the longevity of the activities and how they define and measure success. The report highlights where there might be gaps in the current offerings of initiatives, and what types of initiatives have alignment with MSMEs knowledge and learning needs, as a way to highlight where future attention in developing new or enhanced initiatives might lie.

  20. World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2021

    02 June 2021

    In 2020, an estimated 8.8 per cent of total working hours were lost – the equivalent of the hours worked in one year by 255 million full-time workers. This summary indicator captures the various channels through which the pandemic has affected labour markets.