Launching Ceremony of USDOL funded Project "Building a Generation of Safe and Healthy workers - SafeYouth@Work"

On 15 April 2016 in Hanoi, the ILO in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) organises the Launching Ceremony of the above-mentioned Project. Country Director Chang Hee Lee, MOLISA Deputy Minister Doan Mau Diep and a Representative of the US Embassy chair the Ceremony.

During three years of implementation (2016-2018), the Project is expected to improve the occupational safety and health of young workers and to develop a culture of prevention in Viet Nam. The Project focuses on construction sector, agriculture, craft villages and informal economy covering four provinces in the country including Phu Tho, Hung Yen, Da nang and Binh Thuan.

The Launching aims to:

  • Officially launch the Project;
  • Project’s briefing to disseminate project key information to all relevant stakeholders including four selected provinces; and
  • Engage constituents and explore potential partnership and collaboration with relevant agencies, research institutions and others.
Around 60 participants from US Embassy, Government agencies, international organizations, workers’ and employers’ organizations at central and local levels, research institutions, and other relevant organizations are invited to attend the event.

For further information, please contact:

Mr Nicholas J. LEVINTOW
Chief Technical Advisor
SafeYouth@Work Project
Labour Administration, Labour Inspection, and Occupational Safety and Health Branch
International Labour Organization
Geneva, Switzerland
Tel.: +41 22 799 7271

Ms Vu Kim Hue 
National Project Coordinator
ILO Country Office for Viet Nam
Tel.: +84 4 37340902 Ext. 102
Fax: +84 4 3734 0904

Funding is provided by the United States Department of Labor under cooperative agreement number IL-26690-14-75-K-11. 100 percentage of the total costs of the project or program is financed with federal funds, for a total of 11,443,156 dollars. This material does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the United States Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the United States Government.