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Press releases

  1. Viet Nam ratifies ILO Employment Service Convention, ready to make labour market effective

    29 January 2019

    An ILO study with data from the General Statistics Office found that around 40 per cent of employed young people had found their jobs by asking friends and family.

  2. 100 years of fighting for Social Justice

    02 January 2019

    To welcome the beginning of the ILO’s century year, we look at the organization’s history and impact – and how it is preparing for its second century.

  3. ILO supports ASEAN safe migration campaign

    13 December 2018

    The ASEAN Safe Migration Campaign #SafeMigrationASEAN was launched to raise public awareness on safe labour migration that benefits all.

  4. Swiss high-level delegation visits wood processing company

    28 November 2018

    The delegation with representatives from the Swiss Government, employers and workers’ organizations visited Tien Hung Furniture Co., a Binh Duong-based wood processing company which has sucessfully participated in SCORE Training.

What's new

  1. © Community Eye Health 2019

    Work-related gender gaps persist but solutions are clear – new ILO report

    07 March 2019

    Work-related gender gaps have not seen any meaningful improvement for 20 years, but a new ILO report says that the path to progress is clear.

  2. ILO chief technical advisor receives Government medal for contributions to child labour prevention in Viet Nam

    04 March 2019

    On his last day as ILO Viet Nam’s chief technical advisor, Minoru Ogasawara was awarded a medal for his efforts in the fight against child labour in Viet Nam.

  3. © Wayne S. Grazio 2019

    Poor working conditions are main global employment challenge

    13 February 2019

    Progress in reducing unemployment globally is not being matched by improvements in the quality of work, says the International Labour Organization’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2019 report.

  4. New project promotes socially responsible labour practices in Viet Nam

    29 January 2019

    The project funded by the European Union will focus on seafood and furniture industries, two key export sectors of the country.

Speeches

  1. Opening speech by ILO Viet Nam Director at 7th ASEAN Labour Inspection Conference

    27 September 2018

    ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee, delivers the opening remarks at the 7th ASEAN Labour Inspection Conference - Strategic Labour Inspection for Decent Work Including in Global Supply Chains on 27-28 September 2018 in HCM City.

  2. Sustainable development is not a choice, but the only way

    06 July 2018

    ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee, made the speech at the celebration of the International Day of Cooperatives in Hanoi on 7 July 2018.

  3. © Ted Eytan 2019

    Safety, respect and dignity for all at work and beyond

    17 May 2018

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder calls for an end to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, saying it is “a factor leading to violence and harassment in the world of work."

  4. Better trainings can prevent occupational accidents and diseases

    18 May 2017

    Opening speech by ILO Viet Nam Director Chang-Hee Lee at the launch of the National Month for Occupational Safety and Health on 18 May in Hanoi