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.

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.

  3. Training on Occupational Safety and Health Inspection for new labour inspectors

    16 - 20 May 2016

    The training is organized by the Ministry of Inspectorate of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs in Thanh Hoa from 16-20 May 2016.

  4. Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Training of the SCORE Project to be highlighted in New Labour Law Workshop in Ho Chi Minh City

    14 May 2016

    Experiences from SCORE’s OSH training/ counseling (Module 5) will be shared with authorities of industrial parks and enterprises on 14th May 2016 in a new Labour Law workshop in Ho Chi Minh City.

  5. Workshops on project introduction and communes selection for project “Technical Support for Enhancing the National Capacity to Prevent and Reduce Child Labour in Viet Nam”

    12 - 23 May 2016

    Workshops on project introduction and communes selection for project “Technical Support for Enhancing the National Capacity to Prevent and Reduce Child Labour in Viet Nam” had been conducted in the morning of 12th May in An Giang and in the morning of 23rd May in Ha Noi.

  6. VGCL/TUSSO/GUF 6th Information Sharing and Cooperation Meeting, 10-11 May

    10 - 11 May 2016

    The VGCL/TUSSO/GUF Information Sharing and Cooperation Meeting is a biennium activity among Viet Nam General Confederation (VGCL) and international trade union organizations over the world, namely International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), National centres such as LO-Norway, LO-Sweden, , America Center for International Labour Solidarity (ACILS) etc and global unions such as Building and Wood Workers’ International – Asia-Pacific (BWI-AP), IndustriAll, UNI Asia-Pacific Regional Office ,Education International (EI), as well as trade union federations in region and international organizations (ILO CO Hanoi, FES-Hanoi and APHEDA). In 2014, the 5th Information Sharing and Cooperation Meeting was organized successfully in Phu Tho Province.

April 2016

  1. Workshop on Enhance the Cooperation between the Labour Sector and Law Enforcement in Identification, Support, and Protection of Victims of Trafficking in International Labour Migration

    28 - 29 April 2016

  2. Evaluation Workshop for "Sustainable and Responsible Tourism in Central Viet Nam" and "Skills for Trade" Projects

    26 April 2016

    After two years of implementation, the workshop aims to evaluate final results, and to collect inputs and comments from related stakeholders for sustainability of the two projects' activities

  3. Training of trainers: Financial education course for ASEAN migrants in Thailand

    25 April - 15 May 2016

    The ASEAN TRIANGLE Project recognizes that providing financial education for ASEAN migrants and assisting them in addressing family and cultural issues are valuable interventions that could enable them to achieve their goals for migration, and empower them through better-informed planning and decision making.

  4. 3rd Labour and Employment Media Award Ceremony

    22 April 2016

    Winners of 14 prizes are awarded at the event.

  5. The TRIANGLE Sub-Regional Advisory Committee (SURAC) Meeting

    21 - 22 April 2016

    The SURAC (Sub-regional Advisory Committee) meeting has served as an ILO platform for tripartite constituents to share information, experiences and provide guidance on anti-trafficking and migration management for over ten years.

  6. The Consultation on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment

    19 April 2016

    This consultation with partners in Vietnam will shape the project at national and regional levels. Discussion will take stock of challenges to supporting women's migration and discuss how three core priorities for the project could take shape in Vietnam: promotion of migrant women’s economic empowerment, ending of violence against migrant women, and promoting migrant women’s voice in decision making and leadership roles.

  7. Annual Viet Nam Industrial Relations Forum 'Renovation of Viet Nam's Industrial Relations in the Process of Global Integration'

    19 April 2016

    Tripartite partners and ILO have decided to jointly organize an annual Viet Nam Forum on Industrial Relations. The proposed Viet Nam Forum is an annual meeting of not only tripartite partners and ILO, but also key stakeholders, including Vietnam’s major trading partners, leading multinational enterprises and their interlocutors, local business associations, local labour NGOs, international and national scholars, and journalists.

  8. Launching Ceremony of USDOL funded Project "Building a Generation of Safe and Healthy workers - Safe and Healthy Youth"

    15 April 2016

    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.

  9. Workshop on Reform of Trade Union Activities - International Experiences and Perspective of Vietnam, 14 April 2016

    14 April 2016

    In the series of designing activities for the new Project of industrial relations, this workshop was organized in the purpose of sharing information with Viet Nam General Confederation of Labour about the upcoming reform of trade union activities. This workshop also provided a platform for international experts of industrial relations and labour issues to indicate suitable experiences of other countries as well as their perspectives towards Viet Nam's trade union renovation in the foreseeable future.

March 2016

  1. Training Course on Employment Service Counselling for Training Institutions and Local Officials in Central Viet Nam

    28 - 31 March 2016

    The training course aims to provide Skills on Employment Service Counselling to local officials and teachers from vocational schools in Khanh Hoa, Thua Thien- Hue and Quang Nam provinces. Job seekers and fresh graduates in the three provinces will be better counselled on job seeking.

  2. Training on workplace risk assessment for small and medium enterprises'representatives in construction with participation of labour inspectors

    28 - 29 March 2016

    The training will be organized for 40 representatives of SMEs in construction on workplace risk assessment. The training will take place in HCMC in 2 days from 28-29 March 2016.

  3. Technical Workshop on Minimum Living Needs

    27 - 28 March 2016

    The objective of the workshop is to help Technical Committee of Viet Nam National Wage Council to gain technical inputs from relevant experts to further revise the studies on minimum living needs of workers and their families and produce more relevant and updated estimates for minimum wage fixing process.

  4. Training of trainers on implementing training activities for labour inspectors

    23 - 25 March 2016

    The training will be conducted for a group of 20 core trainers who are labour inspectors from both central and provincial levels using the new training materials developed for labour inspectors. The training will take place in Hoa Binh Province in 3 days from 23-25 March 2016.

  5. Open Dialogue on Women with Disability – Equality at Workplace

    22 March 2016

    The dialogue aims to create an open dialogue to enterprises, BREC’s members, trade unions, women’s unions, DOLISAs, DOETs, TVETs, DPOs and other social partners to have a broader and deeper view about employment opportunities and equality at workplace for women with disabilities in Vietnam as well as identify solutions to improve inclusion for persons with disabilities at the world of work.