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.

November 2017

  1. Applying the G20 training strategy introductory workshop (Phase 2)

    21 November 2017

    On 21 November 2017, G20 Project in cooperation with Department of Vocational and Educational Department, MOLISA organize a half day workshop to introduce about the Phase 2 of the Project, to and to discuss about the establishment of the National Project Steering Committee.

  2. Labour and social trends in Viet Nam 2012-2017

    16 November 2017

    The workshop is inscribed in the context of the MoU launching between ILO/ ILSSA on "strenghtening capacities for undertaking research works for evidence-based policy making for the period 2017-2021".

  3. Consultation Workshop On Standard Contract For Domestic Work In Viet Nam

    10 November 2017

    In order to introduce draft contract to key stakeholders for feedback, on both the content and on ideas for dissemination, Bureau of Industrial Relations and Wage, GFCD and ILO will host a consultation workshop for tripartite constituents and stakeholders. The workshop will also aim to validate the draft contract and bring out new perspectives on the following steps in the path of decent work for domestic workers.

  4. Eighth Tripartite Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in the ASEAN Region

    8 - 9 November 2017

    The event focuses on the theme of “Promoting sound industrial relations through social dialogue and implications of changing forms of employment for industrial relations in the ASEAN region”

October 2017

  1. Improving productivity for integration into global supply chains

    27 October 2017

    Since 2011, 91 per cent of enterprises participating in the SCORE project have reported production cost saving, 61 per cent improved work place communication, 29 per cent reduced defect rate and 42 per cent lowered labour turnover.

  2. Launching of a Business Coalition to promote socially responsible labour practices in the electronics industry in Viet Nam

    20 October 2017

    The Business Coalition is an initiative of Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Viet Nam Electronics Industry Association (VEIA) with technical assistance from ILO, starting with the existing cooperation framework of the ILO MNE Declaration project, to promote socially responsible labour practices.

  3. Technical Meeting on Improving Strategic Compliance through Labour Inspection including through the development of an Information Management System

    19 October 2017

    A planning meeting with participation of labour inspectors at the central and local levels to reach consensus on the coming cooperation and explore the feasibility to develop an information management system for the labour inspectorates

  4. Technical Meeting on Improving Strategic Compliance through Labour Inspection including through the development of an Information Management System

    19 October 2017

    A planning meeting with participation of labour inspectors at the central and local levels to reach consensus on the coming cooperation and explore the feasibility to develop an information management system for the labour inspectorates

  5. Workshops on establishment of trade union champion networks in IZ/EPZ/EZ in Viet Nam

    10 - 14 October 2017

    50 trade union champions representing for 50 Industrial Zones/ Export processing zones/ Economic Zones (IZs/EPZs/EZs) in Vietnam have gathered together in Quang Ninh and Vung Tau to discuss on establisment and operation of the Trade Union Champions Networks. This is an initiative in the cooperation program under New Industrial Relation Framework Project (NIRF).

  6. National Preparatory Meeting for the 10th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    9 October 2017

    The workshop to review progress of implementation the recommendations of previous AFML and recommendations for the 10th AFML will be held on 9 October in Hanoi.

  7. Policy discussion: Main characteristics of the informal employment in Viet Nam

    5 October 2017

    The Policy Discussion introduces policy-level diagnosis of the informality situation in Viet Nam and its review findings of the sector.

  8. Workshop and book launch on "Informal employment in Viet Nam"

    4 October 2017

    This is an event held to present the book "Informal employment in Viet Nam" - a publication by General Statistics Office of Viet Nam and discuss about the informality situation in Viet Nam. The publication is the first-of-its-kind official statistics on informal employment.

  9. Training for media - Informal employment measurements

    2 October 2017

    Informal employment in Viet Nam requires broad public awareness where journalists play a significantly contributing role. The training aims at providing the journalists with measurements to informal employment so that the journalists can initiate public debates on the topic in an appropriate and effective manner.

September 2017

  1. Regional conference on ethnic minorities: harmonizing culture, environmental and economic development for mountainous and ethnic minorities areas

    18 - 19 September 2017

    The event is a high-level conference, attracting participants from ministerial agencies from 5 countries: Viet Nam, Laos PDR, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar. Main discussions include good practices on promoting employment for ethnic minorities from participating countries towards improved productivity and incomes.

  2. Validation Workshop - Study on Knowledge, Attitude and Behaviour (KAB) on Occupational Safety and Health in Viet Nam

    13 September 2017

    The workshop, taking place on 13 September in Ha Noi, presents findings from the baseline KAB study, focusing on young workers’ knowledge, attitudes and behavior to illustrate the current situation among young workers, employers and labour inspectors in Viet Nam

  3. Development of the Amendment and Supplement to the Decree on Administrative sanctions for social protection and relief, and protection and care of children

    1 September 2017 - 30 June 2018

    From July 2017 to June 2018, ENHANCE project will work with MOLISA Legal Department to develop the amendment and supplement to the Decree on Administrative sanctions for social protection and relief, and protection and care of children.

  4. Finalization of Knowledge about Business (KAB) materials

    1 September - 31 December 2017

    With the support of ILO ENHANCE project, MOET is accelerating the materials development process to strengthen education on business at the primary and secondary levels. This activity has met MOET urgent need in addressing the increasing demand on learning knowledge and skills of business start-up.

  5. 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.