16 July 2020
This webinar, part of the ACTRAV Webinar Series 2.0, will explore how to cushion the devastating consequences for the loss of income many workers face during lockdown as well as the policies in place such as wage subsidies, job retention schemes and other efforts in terms of short-term support and extension of social protection. Trade union strategies that can influence, shape and support these actions will also be discussed.
29 June 2020
Over a hundred years, the ILO has developed International Labour Standards and Policy Responses to mitigate the effects of employment and social crises. 2020 will be remembered as the year the world of work was brought to its knees by the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how hasards move in a globalized world. It has highlighted the need to use the tools that are available for countering social and economic crises and securing the safety and health of workers. This book traces the development of these tools and the ways in which they have been successfully applied over the last hundred years.
25 June 2020
In this book, Luc Cortebeeck examines the future of work: how can we eliminate child labour and exploitation?How do we make governments ans multinationals respect all workers in supply chains? How will we work in the post-coronavirus world? These are some questions that Luc Cortebeeck tried to respond in this book which is a plea for effective international social regulations and a strong ILO as cornerstone for social progress.
23 June 2020
The lockdown measures have sparked an unprecedented economic crisis in most countries around the world. “Jobs-led” and “human centred” economic policies have become increasingly important and necessary in the COVID-19 crisis and recovery response. The ILO Policy Framework on COVID-19 Crisis based on International Labour Standards identified out four (4) pillars to fight the crisis and one of which is the pillar on “Stimulating the Economy and Employment”. This webinar, part of the ACTRAV Webinar Series 2.0 will explore how economic and employment policies (in particular active labour market policies) can support workers and sectors in the Asia Pacific region to promote employment growth and more decent work on the road to recovery.
26 - 27 May 2020
The Responsible Supply Chains in Asia programme is conducting a training seminar for Wood Industry executives, government officials, unions and employers
30 April 2020
The technical webinar will bring together experts to discuss preliminary findings and emerging themes. The webinar is a consultation dialogue with the taskforce members of the Textile Eco-innovation Research Network (TERN) of the Decent Work in the Garment Sector Supply Chains in Asia project (ILO-Sida).
1 - 7 March 2020
In the first quarter of 2020, under the support of ILO EU project on Promoting ILS within framework of EVFTA, MOLISA will hold nine technical meetings with Ministry of Justice, Government Office, President Office, and National Assembly Committees to advocate for the Convention 105 ratification dossier.
1 - 7 March 2020
On the first week of March 2020, MOLISA Legal Dept. in coordination with ILO EU Project on Promoting ILS within framework of EVFTA will organize the workshop to launch ILO Convention 98 ratification and consult on its implementation plan.
1 - 10 March 2020
A study visit to Sri Lanka is being organised by the ENHANCE Project for Vietnamese delegates to learn from the experiences of Sri Lanka in preventing and eliminating child labour and implementing child labour free zones.
25 - 29 February 2020
The ENHANCE Project will undertake an endline survey on the Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) related to child labour in Viet Nam to assess changes since project implementation.
Inception meeting of the "CSR Think-Tank" for CSR promotion in the seafood supply chains in Viet Nam
20 February 2020
Approximately 30 people will attend an inception meeting of "CSR Think-Tank" on 20 Feburary 2020 in Hanoi. The Think-Tank, composed of 14 members and initiated within the RSCA project, will be working as a task force to provide advisory contribution to the Department of Fisheries (D-FISH, MARD) in the strategizing and policy making for promoting CSR/RBC in seafood supply chains in Viet Nam for sustainable trade and development of the sector. The event will be witnessed by representatives from EU Delegation, EUROCHAM Viet Nam and ILO Hanoi.
Technical workshop "CSR implementation at enterprises - role and engagement of the workers" for policy makers
13 - 14 February 2020
Representatives of DOLISAs, FOLs and provicial affiliates of Viet Nam Cooperative Alliance from 10 provinces and cities from Central Coastal and Mekong Delta regions, together with wood and seafood associations, representatives from EU Delegation to Viet Nam (Trade and Economic Affairs section) and EUROCHAM Viet Nam, will participate in 2-day workshop from 13-14 February 2020 in Can Tho City. Key topic of discussion will be the role of the workers in implementing ILO's CSR agenda and how they can effectively engage in this process. The workshop is co-organized within the RSCA (ILO) project by ILO Hanoi and the Viet Nam General Confederation of Labour, aiming to advocacy to the process of ratification of EVFTA by the EU Parliament and the Viet Nam National Assembly which to take place this year.
1 - 7 February 2020
MOLISA Inspectorate will organize a Review Workshop in February 2020 to review the national campaign on ''Enhancing the compliance with labour law of wood work sector enterprises in the whole country''.
1 January 2020
The findings of the NCLS 2018 (the second of its kind in Vietnam) are expected to be published early next year. The new survey will provide up to date information on the extent, characteristics and determinants of child labour in Viet Nam, and findings will guide the development of future strategies and interventions to prevent and reduce child labour in the country. With ILO technical support, the statistical data collection was led by GSO, and the report is being prepared by the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs (ILSSA).
1 January - 30 April 2020
The ENHANCE project will support the development of an internationally recognized and credible child labour free certification scheme for enterprises to apply to products produced in Vietnam. The scheme will be piloted through the project’s current livelihood interventions in An Giang and Hanoi in partnership with the Viet Nam Handicraft exporters Association (Vietcraft) and Vietnam Rural Industries Research and Development Institute (VIRI).
30 December 2019 - 29 February 2020
As the ENHANCE project nears its end, an endline survey will be undertaken to assess the overall contribution of the project to the prevention and elimination of child labour in Vietnam.
9 December 2019 - 30 April 2020
SCREAM (Supporting Children's Rights through Education, the Arts and the Media) is an educational programme designed to raise awareness among young people about children’s rights, with a focus on child labour. After revising and adapting the SCREAM package to a Vietnamese context, the ENHANCE project has been supporting SCREAM training for officials from DOLISA and DOET at 3 project sites. Due to the success of these events, plans to replicate and conduct SCREAM activities in schools and communities across the country have been integrated into upcoming implementation agreements with the Department of Child Affairs (DCA).
27 November 2019
The ILO, tripartite partners (government, worker's and employer's organization) and other key stakeholders will gather in Hanoi to assess achievements, discuss challenges and brainstorm on a range of policy solutions leading to the future of work Vietnam wants to achieve.
27 - 28 November 2019
4 - 8 November 2019
Viet Nam Social Security, ILO Viet Nam and the International Training Center are co-organizing a Regional Training on Actuarial Analysis for Social Health Insurance Benefits on 4-8 November 2019 in Hanoi. The training is expected to address the needs to improve the national technical expertise in actuarial analysis for health insurance benefits and to promote exchanges across stakeholders the countries in South East Asia.