Comments and analysis

  1. How immediate upper level unions work in other countries and some observation in Viet Nam

    14 February 2019

    By Dr Chang Hee Lee, senior industrial relations specialist and ILO Viet Nam Director

  2. Together ILO and Viet Nam to celebrate proud history of fighting for social justice

    30 January 2019

    By ILO Viet Nam Director Chang-Hee Lee

  3. Entrepreneurship skills training essential in 4.0 era to promote decent work

    12 October 2018

    Director of ILO ENTERPRISES Department, Vic van Vuuren, shared his views as he represented ILO at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ASEAN which took place in Hanoi on 11-13 September.

  4. EU-Viet Nam trade deal important to encourage Viet Nam to stay on course of labour reform

    28 September 2018

    ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee, comments on the role of the EU- Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement to the country’s journey towards democratic governance in labour markets.

  5. Viet Nam’s social security reform looks to the future

    25 July 2018

    ILO’s senior specialist Nuno Cunha analyses the new resolution on the Master Plan on Social Insurance Reform which reflects the country’s comprehensive and integrated approach to address challenges in the years to come.

  6. Ho Chi Minh, labour rights and ILO

    23 May 2018

    By ILO Viet Nam Director Chang-Hee Lee

  7. Youth safety and health at work: Early education equals early protection

    26 April 2018

    Op-ed by Tomoko Nishimoto, Assistant Director-General of the International Labour Organization and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific.

  8. Labour provisions in free trade deals are to ensure fair, sustainable economic development

    23 March 2018

    ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee, provides insights into the meaning of labour issues in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to Viet Nam. The accord was signed by 11 countries on 8 March, forming a market of 500 million, representing 13.5 per cent and 15 per cent of the global economy and trade, respectively.

  9. The future of work is coming – and we need to find a global solution

    21 August 2017

    By Ameenah Gurib-Fakim and Stefan Löfven*

  10. Minimum wage, global supply chains and inclusive growth

    16 August 2017

    ILO Viet Nam Country Director, Chang-Hee Lee, explains the impact minimum wage can have on the country's economy.