Events and meetings

The ILO Country Office for Viet Nam organizes and takes part in a number of events and meetings. Below is a list of upcoming and past events. Any queries should be sent to the office by email.

September 2017

  1. SafeYouth@Work Congress - XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

    1 - 6 September 2017

    The SafeYouth@Work Congress takes place in parallel with the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work on 1-6 September.

August 2017

  1. Knowledge sharing and training workshop on ensuring the protection of workers 15-17 years old

    29 August - 1 September 2017

    The workshop will seek to raise participants knowledge on how to address hazardous child labour among adolescents having reached the minimum age for employment, with an emphasis on how to ensure their right to protection from abuse and exposure to hazards in the workplace.

  2. Dialogue on promoting labour legislation compliance in the supply chain of the electronics sector

    1 August 2017

    The dialogue forum is part of the VCCI/ILO initiative to promote socially responsible labour practices in the multinational enterprises, business associations and their suppliers in Viet Nam. It also aims at facilitating policy dialogue between the private sector and MOLISA Inspectorate on issues and challenges encountered by the electronics enterprises in Viet Nam today.

July 2017

  1. Industrial Relations Summer School 2017

    24 - 29 July 2017

    The ILO Country Office for Viet Nam, together with a number of senior labour researchers, initiated a plan for an Annual IR Summer School with two specific goals. First, it would provide training and academic resources for researchers. Second, it would provide the basis for regularizing a networking forum for researchers, high-potential teachers at public and non-public institutions, and freelance researchers on labour and employment issues, both within Viet Nam and with international scholars.

  2. Validation workshop on training and communication materials for occupational safety and health (OSH) in craft villages in Hung Yen

    19 July 2017

    The aim of the workshop is to finalise a complete set of communication and training materials towards improved occupational safety and health in selected craft villages in Hung Yen. The workshop takes place in July 2017 in Ha Noi, with the participation of tripartite partners.

  3. Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) Refreshment Training Workshop

    17 - 20 July 2017

    The workshop aim to refresh the SIYB training materials on entrepreneurship skills including updating the exercises and examples of business ideas, and friendly to local entrepreneurs that can be more relevant to local contexts.

  4. Capacity building activities for Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) improvements in craft villages in Hung Yen Province

    14 - 31 July 2017

    The capacity city building activities are to generate a deeper understanding of specific workplace hazards and risks present in the craft villages, particularly as they affect young workers.

June 2017

  1. The Meeting for the Development of the Workplan to Implement the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) - Malaysia Trade Union Congress (MTUC) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

    27 - 30 June 2017

    The MOU aims on increasing protection of Vietnamese migrant workers in Malaysia

  2. Validation Workshop on Draft Decree on sanctions to labour related violations

    16 June 2017

    The aim of the workshop is to validate the draft Decree on penalties for administrative violations against regulations on labour, social insurance and overseas manpower supply, a Decree which interpret the regulations of the new OSH law into suitable applicable sanctions.

  3. Action Campaign for the World Day Against Child Labour in Viet Nam 2017

    1 - 30 June 2017

    The communication campaign is to commemorate the World Day against Child Labour 2017 in Viet Nam and will include a series of activities, targeted at different audience groups

May 2017

  1. Decent Work Country Programme consultation workshop

    22 May 2017

    The workshop will be organized on 22 May 2017 in Hanoi to validate the Zero draft for the new Viet Nam Decent Work Country Programme of 2017-2021.

  2. Forum on Ethnic Minority Development 2017 “Cooperation, connectivity to support ethnic minority start-ups”

    16 May 2017

    To support CEMA to have right orientation in supporting the start-up-business for the vulnerable groups in mountainous areas, together with World Bank, Care international, iSEE and other development partners.

  3. MOLISA/ILO/KISA/ASEAN-OSHNET - INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OSH "Promote Occupational Safety and Health in the informal sector"

    4 - 5 May 2017

    The conference, to be held on 4-5 May 2017 in Ha Noi, is among a series of meaningful activities in response to the Month of OSH launched by the Government of Vietnam for the first time on 06 May 2017 in Ha Noi. Also, this is in support to the World Day on OSH (28 April) and the International Labour Day (01 May).

  4. MOLISA/ILO/KISA/ASEAN-OSHNET - International conference on occupational safety and health "Promote Occupational Safety and Health in the informal sector"

    4 - 5 May 2017

    The conference, to be held on 4-5 May 2017 in Ha Noi, is among a series of meaningful activities in response to the Month of OSH launched by the Government of Vietnam for the first time on 06 May 2017 in Ha Noi. Also, this is in support to the World Day on OSH (28 April) and the International Labour Day (01 May).

  5. Knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) survey about child labour

    1 May - 31 July 2017

    In order to develop the awareness raising strategies and campaigns, a baseline knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) survey concerning child labor will be conducted at the beginning of the implementation of the ENHANCE Project and repeated by the end of the Project to measure the changes in the knowledge, attitudes and practices of the project target groups at the result of the intervention.

April 2017

  1. Photo exhibition: The workplace we want

    28 April 2017

    The voice of young Vietnamese workers introduced through a photo exhibition by photographers Nguyen Viet Thanh and Maxime Fossat

  2. Launch the Labour Inspection Campaign aimed at further enhancing corporate social responsibility and improving conditions of work at the electronics enterprises

    18 - 19 April 2017

    This year, MOLISA in partnership with the workers' (VGCL) and employers' organizations (VCCI) will be launching a labour inspection campaign with an aim to raising the awareness of corporate social responsibility and improving labour law compliance among the electronics enterprises.

  3. The Publication Workshop: Fourth-year Evaluation of Recruitment Agencies’ Compliance with the VAMAS Code of Conduct

    17 April 2017

    This workshop is to recognize and publicize the rating (evaluation) of 88 recruitment agencies’ compliance with the VAMAS’s Code of Conduct.

  4. Workshop on statistics for informal economy

    5 April 2017

    With the collaboration of the General Statistics Office of Viet Nam (GSO) and the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs (ILSSA), the event is organized with the aim to facilitate discussions between the main stakeholders to build a consensus about the main characteristics of informal employment in Viet Nam.

March 2017

  1. Dissemination workshop: ILO's study on improving social security inspection

    31 March 2017

    The ILO/Japan Project “Extending social security in ASEAN” (ESSA) project provides direct support for Viet Nam to conduct a policy-oriented study aimed at enhancing the social security inspection with the view of improving compliance of social security laws for an increased social insurance coverage. Based on this study, recommendations for improving social security inspections in Viet Nam were identified and will be shared for discussion with national stakeholders.