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 2016

  1. Training for Journalists on Media and Sex Work

    6 - 7 September 2016

    A two day training for reporters is expected to reduce the gap in media coverage on entertainment and sex work when little information on root causes of sex work and safety and health for sex workers is discussed and analysed.

  2. Baseline activities: Baseline Survey, Knowledge, Attitude and Practices Survey, Technical Capacity and Institutional Needs Assessment, Value Chain Analysis, Occupational Safety and Health Risk Assessments and Mass Media and Communication Assessment

    1 September 2016 - 28 February 2017

    From September 2016 to February 2017, ENHANCE project is planning to conduct baseline activities in order to better understand the situation and identify the needs of national and local beneficiaries such as children, youth, parents, workers, employers, governments, local community members, civil organizations and media. The project will also identify available resources, existing service providers and potential economic opportunities for the target communities as well as capacity and financial gaps to address the local needs.

August 2016

  1. Monitoring of the Viet Nam Association of Manpower Supply (VAMAS) Code of Conduct

    15 August - 31 December 2016

    Monitoring and evaluation on the application of the VAMAS Code of Conduct by licensed enterprises 2015 - 2016.

  2. Training courses on Economic Empowerment for Adult Entertainment Workers using Community-Based Enterprise Development (CBED) Curriculum

    1 - 2 August 2016

    Economic empowement for entertainment workers can support them in negotiating for better and safer working conditions, improved access to health services, and support their decision in job change for the better. Two training courses on business skills using CBED approach will be organized for 50 males and females working in entertainment service sector to support their business development plan or business performance.

July 2016

  1. Training of Trainers for Using the ILO International Classification of Radiographs of Pneumoconioses

    18 - 22 July 2016

    The training workshop is an annual cooperative activity between the LABADMINOSH/ILO, WHO and Health Environment Management Agency (HEMA) of the Ministry of Health, that aims to address the national efforts for prevention of pneumoconioses in Viet Nam.

  2. Second Workshop on the Development of a Comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (CMEP)

    18 - 22 July 2016

    The ENHANCE project conducts the second CMEP workshop in Ho Chi Minh City during the week of 18 – 22 July 2016 with the participation of about 34 representatives from MOLISA, VCCI, VCA, VGCL, USDOL, ILO and three project’s provinces.

  3. Feasibility Study on Establishing Migrant Worker Resource Centres managed by Vietnam General Confederation of Labour

    15 - 18 July 2016

  4. Policy dialogue on the new Social Insurance Law

    13 - 29 July 2016

    The policy dialogue opens opportunities for key stakeholders to learn about the amended provisions in the new Social Insurance Law as well as to discuss the stumbling blocks encountered by employers and employees in their efforts to implement the policy effectively and to comply with the law.

June 2016

  1. Training of trainers for the pre-departure training curriculum for Taiwan (China)

    30 June - 2 July 2016

  2. Strengthening capacity for trainers on delivering workplace risk assessment training

    27 - 28 June 2016

    Objective of the activity is to equip knowledge and skills on 5 steps of workplace risk assessment for national private occupational safety and health (OSH) trainers who work as part-time trainers for VCCI, BWV and SCORE projects to be able to deliver training on the subject, particularly for SMEs.

  3. The Tripartite plus Consultation Workshop on the Draft Amendment on Guiding Implementation of the Law on Sending Contract-based Overseas Workers Abroad

    23 June 2016

    This workshop supports for the process of finalization the draft amendment of the Decree before sharing it with relevant departments and ministries for verification.

  4. Expert Workshop on Identification of Scope and Major Issues and Direction of the Revision of Labour Code 2012

    23 - 24 June 2016

    The workshop is an important element to prepare for the planned series of workshops in July and August 2016 to focus on specific IR and non-IR areas of law reform to assist MOLISA in drafting the revised Labour Code, with a first draft proposed by end of August 2016 and to send to the National Assembly in early 2017 with a view to National Assembly adoption of the revised Labour Code and Trade Union Law October 2017.

  5. Workshop on Improving the Legislation System on Labour, Employment and Social Security In Associated With The Implementation Of Constitution 2013 In The Context Of The Trans - Pacific Partnership

    21 June 2016

    The workshop is organized by the Committee for Social Affairs, National Assembly, in coordination with the ILO Country Office for Viet Nam.

  6. VGCL's Pilot Review Meeting 20-21 June 2016

    20 - 21 June 2016

    Under the cooperation framework between Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and International Labour Organization (ILO), Pilot Programme phase II has been carrying out since 2014. In the third year of implementation, some major achievements have gradually been gained by the restless efforts of 05 pilot implementing units (PIUs) and guidance of VGCL’s Working party and IR Project Office. These pilot initiatives cover 69 grassroots trade unions (GTUs)/enterprises employing above 65.000 workers in various industries (garment, footwear, wood processing, mechanics, electronics, and tourism).

  7. Signing Ceremony of Multi-Employer Collective Bargaining Agreement of 04 Korean-Invested Companies

    19 June 2016

    Multi-employer collective bargaining was conducted in 04 Foreign Direct Investment enterprises with Korean capital. After a tough and drastic negotiation between employers and Hai Phong Economic Zone trade union with 2 series of separate negotiation rounds and 1 joint bargaining, all 04 employers of these enterprises and trade union agreed to conclude and sign the first Multi-employer Collective Bargaining Agreement among 04 FDI non-unionized enterprises on 19 June 2016.

  8. Final Review Workshop and the ILO’s future collaboration to build capacity for labour inspection system

    17 June 2016

    The Final Review Workshop of the "Increasing Workplace Compliance through Labour Inspection in Vietnam" is organized in Hilton hotel, Hanoi on 17 June 2016 with participation of labour inspectors at both national and local level, as well as representatives from the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Vietnam General Confederation of Labour.

  9. Advocacy workshop on prevention and elimination of child labour in supply chains

    14 - 23 June 2016

    To celebrate the World day against child labour, in Vietnam, ENHANCE project in collaboration with MOLISA have organized the advocacy workshop on prevention and elimination of child labour in supply chains on 14 June 2016.

  10. Action Campaign for the World Day Against Child Labour in Viet Nam 2016

    1 - 18 June 2016

    The communication campaign is to commemorate the World Day against Child Labour 2016 in Viet Nam and will include a series of activities, targeted at different audience groups

May 2016

  1. Training on working conditions inspection for new labour inspectors

    30 May - 3 June 2016

    The training is organized by the Ministry of Inspectorate of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs in Da Lat from 30/5-03/6/2016.

  2. Validation workshop on desk-review report identifying gaps in addressing sexual harassment in the workplace and relevant circular outline

    24 May 2016

    The report is expected to identify legal gaps which cause difficulties for labour inspectors in dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace. Its recommendations are used to develop the relevant circular outline.