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.

February 2016

  1. Consultation Workshop on OSH Law’s Implementation Regulations on Occupational Accidents and the Assessment and Control of OSH Risks at the Workplace

    26 February 2016

    The main objective of the workshop is to contribute to the preparation for the effective implementation of the Law on Occupational Safety and Health in the up-coming time.

  2. Consultation Workshop on the Effective Implementation of the Law on Occupational Safety and Health

    25 February 2016

    The main objective of the workshop is to contribute to the preparation for the effective implementation of the Law on Occupational Safety and Health in the up-coming time.

January 2016

  1. Consultation Workshop on Draft Circular for Voluntary Pension Scheme in HCMC

    22 January 2016

    The workshop is to collect comments, inputs and concerns from different stakeholders, especially implementers including workers and social insurance agencies, on the first draft of the circular guiding the implementation of the provisions on voluntary social insurance in the Social Insurance Law and the Decree No. 134/NĐ-CP dated 29 December 2015.

  2. Consultation workshop on social dialogue manual draft in Hanoi – 21 Jan 2016

    21 January 2016

    VCCI and VGCL conduct a joint paper named Social Dialogue Manual. When the final draft is available, a consultation workshop is organized to collect comments and ideas for finalizing this manual.

  3. Consultation Workshop on Draft Circular for Voluntary Pension Scheme in Hanoi

    19 January 2016

    The workshop is to collect comments, inputs and concerns from different stakeholders, especially implementers including workers and social insurance agencies, on the first draft of the circular guiding the implementation of the provisions on voluntary social insurance in the Social Insurance Law and the Decree No. 134/NĐ-CP dated 29 December 2015.

  4. Training workshop on Occupational Safety and Health Inspection for senior labour inspectors

    18 - 22 January 2016

    The 5-day training workshop organized by ILO Country Office for Viet Nam in cooperation with the Ministry Inspectorate takes place in Hai Phong from 18 January 2016 to 22 January 2016.

  5. Review Meeting of Pilot Implementing Units in Da Nang – 15-16 Jan 2016;

    14 - 16 January 2016

    The VGCL/ILO Pilot program is going to the last year of project cycle with a lot activities which have been carried out; The pilots 1 and pilot 2 have been finalized; Pilot 3 has been strongly pushing with major successes in some pilots while pilot 4 is facing with many difficulties in implementation. According to the TOR of the pilot initiatives, the meeting of all pilot implementing units will be organised on quarterly basis to review the work done and to plan for the next period. This time the Review Meeting of VGCL/ILO pilot program will be carried out from 14-16 January in Da Nang in conjunction with Signing Ceremony of the first MCBA of Tourism Enterprises in Da Nang. This is the important chance of sharing information, updating the progresses as well as agreeing on the plan of pilot implementation between Pilot Implementing Units in 5 provinces, VGCL and ILO for the last months of project cycle.

  6. First Workshop on the Development of a Comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (CMEP)

    11 - 15 January 2016

    The first workshop was conducted in Hanoi during the week of 11-15 Jan 2016 with participants at working level including MOLISA, USDOL, ILO and Departments of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (DOLISA) of HCMC, Hanoi and An Giang provinces.

December 2015

  1. Technical Workshop on Developing National Profile on Occupational Safety and Health in period of 2010 - 2015

    18 December 2015

    The main objective of the workshop is to contribute to the finalization of the National Profile on OSH in period of 2010-2015 through collecting technical comments and inputs on the first draft from tripartite partners and relevant stakeholders.

  2. Third year evaluation workshop of Recruitment Agencies’ Compliance with the VAMAS Code of Conduct

    18 December 2015

    This workshop is to publicize the rating (evaluation) of 66 recruitment agencies’ compliance with the VAMAS’s Code of Conduct.

  3. Consultation Workshop on Draft Circular for Compulsory Pension Scheme in Ho Chi Minh City

    14 - 15 December 2015

    The workshop is to collect comments, inputs and concerns from different stakeholders, especially enterprises and workers, on the first draft of the circular guiding the implementation of the provisions on compulsory social insurance in the Social Insurance Law and the Decree No 115/NĐ-CP dated 11 November 2015.

  4. Consultation Workshop on Draft Circular for Compulsory Pension Scheme in Hanoi

    7 - 8 December 2015

    The workshop is to collect comments, inputs and concerns from different stakeholders, especially enterprises and workers, on the first draft of the circular guiding the implementation of the provisions on compulsory social insurance in the Social Insurance Law and the Decree No 115/NĐ-CP dated 11 November 2015.

  5. Workshop on Leaving No One Behind - Reducing HIV Vulnerability for Entertainment Workers

    1 December 2015

    The workshop is to show commitment of Vietnam General Confederation of Labour, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, ILO and other partners in preventing HIV and protecting human rights of workers at workplace.

  6. Raising awareness workshop on ILO Convention No. 87, 98 and Declaration 1998 for Key Business Leaders of VCCI

    1 - 4 December 2015

    As the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) would have to play an active role in the final steps of the ratification process, as well as during the incorporation of the three Conventions into national legislation, it is particularly important to analyse all aspects relevant to employers of Convention No. 87, 98 and 105, as well as the costs and benefits of the ratification for Vietnamese employers’ community.

November 2015

  1. Training courses on trade union organizing and membership development in association with ILO core conventions, in Ho Chi Minh and Hai Phong - 19-20 Nov and 27-28 Nov 2015

    19 - 28 November 2015

    The VGCL/ILO Pilot program is going to the last year of project cycle with a lot activities which have been carried out; The pilots 1 and pilot 2 have been finalized; Pilot 3 has been strongly pushing with major successes in some pilots while pilot 4 is facing with many difficulties in implementation. According to the TOR of the pilot initiatives, the meeting of all pilot implementing units will be organised on quarterly basis to review the work done and to plan for the next period. This time the Review Meeting of VGCL/ILO pilot program will be carried out from 14-16 January in Da Nang in conjunction with Signing Ceremony of the first MCBA of Tourism Enterprises in Da Nang. This is the important chance of sharing information, updating the progresses as well as agreeing on the plan of pilot implementation between Pilot Implementing Units in 5 provinces, VGCL and ILO for the last months of project cycle.

  2. VCCI Launching workshop focusing on social dialogue implementation in Dong Nai – 13 Nov 2015

    13 November 2015

    In Viet Nam, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Vietnam Cooperatives Alliance (VCA) are recognized by the government as representative organizations of employers in labour and employment policy. Currently, VCCI headquarter office is located in Hanoi and there are 8 other branches offices and representative offices in Hai Phong, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Da Nang, Khanh Hoa, Vung Tau, Can Tho, and Ho Chi Minh City. The Launching Workshop of VCCI Pilot in Dong Nai was organized on 13 November 2015.

  3. Public-Private Dialogues on the Development of Community-Based Tourism in the Buffer Zone of My Son Sanctuary World Heritage Site

    13 November 2015

    My Son with the technical support of the ILO has become a model of poverty reduction through tourism development and of attaching benefits and preservation of local people with World Heritage Site. From benefiting zero income from the Heritage Site, local people now can create more income through providing services for visitors such as food, accommodation, experiences and local guides. However, the next step development of My Son CBT needs a close collaboration between governmental agencies and tourism-related businesses. A Public-Private Dialgue (PPD) therefore needs to be organised with concrete signed MoUs.

  4. Consultation Workshop on Draft Decree for Supplementary Pension Scheme in Hanoi

    5 November 2015

    The workshop is to collect comments from all relevant stakeholders for the 2nd draft of the decree.

  5. Workshop on the National Action Plan for Elimination of Asbestos (ARDs) related diseases in Thai Nguyen Province

    4 November 2015

    The main objective of the workshop is to contribute to the finalization of the National Action Plan for elimination of asbestos related diseases in Viet Nam through collecting comments and/or inputs from asbestos related enterprises and employers’ representative and other relevant stakeholders on the draft of the Action Plan.

October 2015

  1. Employers’ 4th roundtable discussion on labour productivity at enterprise level, in Hanoi – 30 Oct 2015

    30 October 2015

    The 4th roundtable discussion of employers’ organizations on labour productivity at the workplace in Vietnam will be conducted to open a forum for targeted business associations to discuss and share the information and recommendations on productivity growth in conjunction with effective wage policy.