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.

January 2015

  1. Validation Workshop on Labour Inspection Training Strategy

    29 January 2015

    The workshop aims to prepare the participants for the draft training strategy on labour inspection.

December 2014

  1. Training on Improving Working Conditions in Entertainment Business Settings and Dialogue Workshop on Safety and Health for Workers in Entertainment Business Settings

    29 - 30 December 2014

    The training encourages efforts of entertainment businesses in developing/enforcing workplace policies that promote safety and health, including HIV voluntary and confidential testing, care and treatment.

November 2014

  1. National Wage Conference on Viet Nam Wage Policy in the context of a market economy and economic integration

    25 - 26 November 2014

    Two-day conference aiming at promoting improved wage policy and practice in Viet Nam in the context of evolving labour market governance and deepening economic integration

October 2014

  1. Training on the Business Case for Ethical Recruitment for Recruitment Agencies

    2 - 3 October 2014

    A two-day training programme on the principles of and business case for ethical recruitment practices for recruitment agencies catering to international migrants and health professionals in particular for Philippines, India and Viet Nam recruitment agencies.

September 2014

  1. Training on the Roles and Responsibility of Government Officials in Promoting Ethical Recruitment Practices (In Viet Nam)

    29 - 30 September 2014

    A two-day training programme on the roles and responsibilities of migration relevant government officials in the promotion of ethical recruitment for migrant workers, and health professionals in particular for Philippines, India and Viet Nam migration government officials was conducted in Hanoi, Viet Nam.

  2. Training on the Business Case for Ethical Recruitment for Recruitment Agencies (In the Philippines)

    25 - 26 September 2014

    A two-day training programme on the principles of and business case for ethical recruitment practices for recruitment agencies catering to international migrants and health professionals in particular for Philippines, India and Viet Nam recruitment agencies.

  3. National Preparatory meeting for the 7th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML)

    23 September 2014

    This meeting is held in preparation for the 7th AFML in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar in 20 – 21 November.

  4. Training on the Role and Responsibility of Government Officials in Promoting Ethical Recruitment Practices (In the Philippines)

    22 - 23 September 2014

    A two-day training programme on the roles and responsibilities of migration relevant government officials in the promotion of ethical recruitment for migrant workers, and health professionals in particular for Philippines, India and Viet Nam migration government officials was conducted in the Philippines.

  5. National Tripartite Preparatory Meetings for 7th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML)

    16 September - 20 October 2014

    National Tripartite Preparatory Meetings for 7th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) from September to November 2014 was held in several ASEAN member states to take stock on progress to date and implementation of previous forums’ recommendations at the national level, to discuss the 7th AFML’s proposed theme, and to prepare recommendations for the 7th AFML. AFML Tripartite Preparatory Meeting Schedule: Philippines: 16th September 2014, Viet Nam: 23rd September 2014, Myanmar: 2nd October 2014, Cambodia: 9th October 2014,and Thailand: 20th October 2014

  6. 6th APEC Human Resources Development Ministerial Meeting

    6 September 2014

    More than 100 delegates from 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific will attend the 6th Human Resources Development Ministerial Meeting in Hanoi

  7. National policy dialogue on "ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity”

    4 September 2014

    A new ILO/ADB report is presented at the event.

July 2014

  1. The Regional Skills Programme: Taking stock and mapping the way forward

    24 - 25 July 2014

    The current event is organized as follow-up to the 2012 meeting. It will provide an opportunity to take stock on the progress towards established goals, as well as re-affirm priorities and/or establish new priorities. It will also provide an opportunity to examine what works and what does not work with regard to knowledge sharing.

  2. Training on Fostering the Social and Professional Reintegration of Return Migrants

    14 - 18 July 2014

    An ILO training course providing advanced knowledge with which to foster the contribution to development of return migrants, and offering ground-breaking information about their patterns of social and professional reintegration.

  3. ASEAN Labour Inspection Conference 2014

    3 - 4 July 2014

    It is the succeeding event to three previous conferences that tackled and provided recommendations on national and ASEAN-level issues which included developing new methods and tools for improving labour inspection effectiveness, strengthening enforcement of national safety and health laws, and concerns surrounding labour migration, child labour, and the agricultural sector.

  4. Civil Society Forum on ILO Domestic Workers' Convention, 2011 (No.189)

    1 - 2 July 2014

    The increasing participation of national workers in the formal sectors of the economy generates the necessity to hire foreign workers to perform domestic chores.

May 2014

  1. Meeting of Focal Specialists on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN

    27 May 2014

    The ILO’s ASEAN TRIANGLE Project recently developed the International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) Database to gather statistical information on migrant workers in the ten ASEAN member states, including a range of previously unpublished sources.

  2. Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers and ILO-ASEAN TRIANGLE Project Regional Civil Society Consultation: Post 6th AFML Activities

    27 - 28 May 2014

    The primary objective of this consultation is to identify activities that national CSO stakeholders will undertake to implement the Recommendations of the 6th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) and to assess the extent to which CSO have contributed to the implementation of the AFML recommendations (3rd, 4th, 5th)

  3. Regional Training course on international migration for trade union

    26 May - 1 June 2014

    The objective of this collaboration with the ILO International Training Center in Turin is to develop and implement a 5 days training course for Indian trade union leaders on international labour migration and its challenges and opportunities as well as to highlight international trade union solidarity around the issue of migration.

  4. Regional Knowledge Sharing Mission on Nursing Education and Practice (Philippines, India and Viet Nam)

    13 - 16 May 2014

    The objective of this knowledge sharing mission is to enhance the respective expertise of the education authorities of the three participation countries on their respective strategies toward quality nursing education through the sharing of experiences, policies and programmes.

April 2014

  1. Regional Meeting on Increasing Productivity through Enhancing the Safety and Health of Migrant Workers

    29 - 30 April 2014

    The mobility of professionals in the ASEAN region is expected to increase significantly with the realization of the ASEAN Economic Community’s (AEC) Blueprint for the free flow of skilled labour by 2015. Increased efforts will be needed to ensure that robust regulatory frameworks are in place across the region when the AEC is scheduled to commence in 2015