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.

August 2015

  1. Meetings of National Wage Council

    25 August 2015

    National Wage Council (NWC) in Vietnam were established in August 2013 on the basis of the revised Labour Code. The NWC has the mandate to deliberate on and produce recommendation on minimum wage adjustment for the Government’s consideration and decision. Clause 2, Article 91 of the revised Labour Code states: “Based on the minimum living needs of the employee and his/her family, social and economic conditions, and wage levels in the labour market, the Government shall announce the regional minimum wage on the basis of the recommendation of the National Wage Council”.

  2. Consultation Workshop on Draft Report on Review Implementation of the Law 72

    20 - 21 August 2015

    A targeted consultation workshop to commence broader stakeholder discussions on the Law review is held in Viet Nam on 20-21 August 2015.

  3. Workshop on improvement of the National Action Plan for Elimination of Asbestos related disease in Hanoi

    12 August 2015

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

  4. Training courses for teachers from schools in Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Nam on Front Office Operations, Food and Beverage Services and Food Preparation

    4 - 31 August 2015

    One of the main reasons for the lack of skills from school graduates is that the teachers themselves do not have sufficient practical skills to train their students. In order to improve teaching quality for vocational schools in Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Nam, in cooperation with Hue Tourism Vocational College, training courses on upgrading teachining skills in Front Office Operations, Food and Beverage Services and Food Preparation are organized with participation of local teachers in the two provinces

July 2015

  1. Workshop to Roll-out the Migrant Worker Resource Center (MRC) Operation Manual to Employment Service Centers (ESC) for the Northen Provinces in Viet Nam

    31 July 2015

    With the aim of replication the MRCs module and introducing MRC Operations Manual, the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs with the support from the GMS TRIANGLE project and World Vision organize a series of workshops to roll-out the MRCs for all ESCs in Viet Nam. Three workshops are organized in the north, the central and the south of Viet Nam to involve participants from Department of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs and ESCs of all 63 provinces throughout Viet Nam.

  2. Consultation Workshop and Launching Ceremony on Ticketing/Fee System for Thanh Toan Village and its Community Museum

    29 July - 14 November 2015

    Ticketing/fee system for Thanh Toan village as a compensation for tourism activities was discussed since 2014 when the ILO and UNESCO started our technical support for the commune. However, how to develop a ticketing/feed system proposal for a village? Which should governmental agencies take charge and which can approve? Which does governmental policy papers regulate? To answer this question, a Taskforce involving different stakeholders both from private and public sector was established with the technical support from the ILO and UNESCO. A series of activities was carried out until a consultation workshop organised in July 2015 and after the proposal is approved, a launch ceremony was organised with the open of Thanh Toan Community Museum.

  3. Training Workshop on The Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment in Tourism Sector

    6 July 2015

    As tourism has been identified as a high-risk industry for sexual harassment in the workplace due to its characteristics, tourism businesses could be the leading employers in applying the Code of Conduct developed with technical assistance from the ILO for their own benefits as well as protecting the rights of workers.

June 2015

  1. Capacity Building Workshop for Officials from Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Nam Provinces on Collection and Analysis of Social-Economics Data

    2 - 12 June 2015

    Skills on data collection and analysis play a crucial role for provinces in planning and forecasting, which will in return result in well-informed regulations and policies for solid and sustainable development of the tourism sector.

May 2015

  1. Career Orientation Day - Job Opportunities in Tourism Sector for Students in Quang Nam and Da Nang

    29 May 2015 - 31 May 2016

    This provides an opportunity for tourism businesses and schools to collaborate in providing employment services to students, an area that will be further supported by the project in the near future.

  2. National Policy Dialogue to Promote Disability Inclusion in Ho Chi Minh City

    21 May 2015

    This policy dialogues has contributed in awareness raising for enterprises on job needs and capacities of persons with disabilities and obstacles they may face in the world of work and how enterprises make changes to ensure equal opportunities and access at workplace for persons with disabilities as well as related laws and policies in supporting employment labours with disabilities.

  3. Workshop to Roll-out the Migrant Worker Resource Center (MRC) Operation Manual to Employment Service Centers (ESC) for the South Provinces in Viet Nam

    21 - 22 May 2015

    With the aim of replication the MRCs module and introducing MRC Operations Manual, the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs with the support from the GMS TRIANGLE project and World Vision organize a series of workshops to roll-out the MRCs for all ESCs in Viet Nam. Three workshops are organized in the north, the central and the south of Viet Nam to involve participants from Department of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs and ESCs of all 63 provinces throughout Viet Nam.

  4. Workshop to Roll-out the Migrant Worker Resource Center (MRC) Operation Manual to Employment Service Centers (ESC) for the Central Provinces in Viet Nam

    19 - 20 May 2015

    With the aim of replication the MRCs module and introducing MRC Operations Manual, the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs with the support from the GMS TRIANGLE project and World Vision organize a series of workshops to roll-out the MRCs for all ESCs in Viet Nam. Three workshops are organized in the north, the central and the south of Viet Nam to involve participants from Department of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs and ESCs of all 63 provinces throughout Viet Nam.

  5. Sixth annual Safety Fun Run for garment workers

    17 May 2015

    Better Work Viet Nam is to organize the sixth annual Safety Fun Run on 17 May in Binh Duong New City.

April 2015

  1. Consultation Workshop to Discuss the Operation of Decree No.95/2013 in respect of Penalties Applying to Violations by Migrant Workers

    23 April 2015

    The workshop provides an opportunity for broad discussion around the issues pertaining to Vietnamese migrant workers overstaying their visas, and strategies for addressing this.

  2. Promotion of the Local Product Branding “Crafted in Quang Nam”

    14 April 2015

    The local products met many difficulties in reaching to tourism industry for reasons among of which the absence of a recognized branding could not convince tourists to buy the products. Together with the support in changes of designs and production, a market branding called “Crafted in Quang Nam” has been developed with a package of the visual identity and a management mechanism joined by different stakeholders. The event aims to promote the branding to the public after being approved by the Authority.

  3. Media Training to Reporting on Disability in Viet Nam for Journalists

    8 - 9 April 2015

    The workshop aims to share knowledge and reporting techniques on this issue to improve journalists' capacities and skills on reporting disability in Viet Nam and equip basic knowledge of employment for persons with disabilities and how important of inclusion persons with disabilities in the labour market.

March 2015

  1. Workshop on Network and Experience Exchange to Become Safe and Healthy Entertainment Business

    27 March 2015

    The workshop provides technical assistance to the pilot entertainment businesses to improve safe and healthy working conditions through promotion of networking and experience exchange among them.

  2. Baseline Survey on Access to Mainstreaming Vocational Training Schools/Centres

    9 March - 30 May 2015

    Key findings of the baseline survey report has contributed to the National Action Plan on providing support to implementation vocational training for persons with disabilities phase 2 (2016-2020).

  3. Russian Language Courses for Employees in Tourism-related Businesses in Khanh Hoa Province

    1 March - 31 October 2015

    Consultations with related stakeholders such as Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism (DoCST), Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (DoLISA), training institutions, businesses and social partners in Khanh Hoa provinces shows that the skills most in need of upgrading for the labour force in the tourism industry in Khanh Hoa province is Russian language.

February 2015

  1. Promoting Public-Private Dialogues in Destination Development and Promotion along Ho Chi Minh trail in Quang Nam and Thua Thien Hue Provinces

    7 - 10 February 2015

    Ho Chi Minh trail crosses the poorest western mountainous areas of Quang Nam and Thua Thien Hue province where possesses many potentials to develop tourism including beautiful unique features of ethnic minority culture, history, nature and landscape. In order to promote tourism development for poverty reduction and create biodiversity-friendly livelihoods, the government in these provinces and tourism private businesses had dialogues facilitated by the ILO and all the commitments from governmental agencies were recorded in one Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a more effective implementation and monitoring.