08 May 2013
The world youth unemployment rate this year is close to its crisis peak and is not expected to decline before 2018, according to a new ILO report. Unemployment rate among young people in Viet Nam is also more than three times higher than the adult rate.
02 May 2013
More than 3,600 garment workers will participate in Better Work Vietnam’s annual Safety Fun Run at Lucky Square, New City of Binh Duong Province on Sunday morning, 5 May.
29 April 2013
The International Labour Organization (ILO) in Viet Nam is inviting journalists to submit entries for its annual US$3,500 Media Award, which sheds light on labour and employment issues in the country.
26 April 2013
The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), in cooperation with the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) and the International Labor Organization (ILO), organized a national conference entitled “Meeting Today’s and Tomorrow’s Skills Needs” in HCM City on 25 April.
17 May 2013
The active involvement of an upper-level trade union (công đoàn cấp trên cơ sở) in collective bargaining process over wage issues has helped prevent wild-cat strikes and paved the way for better industrial relations at enterprises in the southern industrial province of Binh Duong.
24 April 2013
Good teachers play a big role in getting every child into school and meeting the deadline for the Education for All goals in 1,000 days.
22 April 2013
Viet Nam’s labour market will see some significant changes when the amended Labour Code takes effect in May, recognizing the practice of labour dispatch, where workers are employed by one company and ”dispatched” to work in another company, as a new pattern of employment. Chief Technical Advisor on Industrial Relations of ILO Viet Nam, Yoon Youngmo, analyzes the issue.
15 March 2013
Viet Nam is lagging behind many other countries, including most of its neighbours, in occupational safety and health, said Vice Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Bui Hong Linh. According to the ministry, 606 workers died in work-related accidents last year in Viet Nam, almost 10 per cent increase against 2011.
03 December 2012
Addressing the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December), Mr Gyorgy Sziraczki, ILO Viet Nam Country Director, said Viet Nam needs to promote rights and opportunities for people with disabilities to help them get decent jobs suited to their skills, interest and abilities.
03 December 2012
United Nations Resident Coordinator, Ms. Pratibha Mehta, called on the society to remove stigma and discrimination against people with disabilities at the Celebration Evening and Concert entitled “Creating an inclusive and accessible society for persons with disabilities” in Ha Noi on 3 December.
15 November 2012
Addressing the celebration of the Vietnamese Teachers' Day, Mr Gyorgy Sziraczki, ILO Viet Nam Country Director highlighted the need for urgent actions to make teaching a decent job that deserves the status it already has in the Vietnamese society. The event entitled 'Role and status of teachers in building an inclusive, creative and sustainable learning society' was coorganised by the ILO, the UNESCO and the Viet Nam Association for Learning Promotion in Ha Noi on 15 November.
18 March 2011
Speech by Director of ILO Country Office for Viet Nam: WEDGE National Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Successful Strategies for Women’s Entrepreneurship Development