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.

November 2011

  1. Strengthening the Role of Trade Unions in the Protection of Vietnamese Migrant Workers

    1 - 2 November 2011

    The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour and the ILO TRIANGLE project are organizing a workshop to strengthen the role of trade unions in the protection of migrant workers. The workshop on 1-2 November 2011, aims to raise awareness among trade union officials at different levels about migration trends, labour migrants’ vulnerabilities, the existing law and policies relating to contract-based Vietnamese overseas workers. The workshop will result in a draft VGCL Policy and Action Plan on the Protection of Migrant Workers.

October 2011

  1. Training Seminar “Equality and Non-discrimination at Work”

    4 - 7 October 2011

    By the end of the training seminar, participants will be able to: 1) Understand the application of Convention No. 111 with focus on gender equality; 2)Understand concepts and approaches to eliminate discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and treatment and equal remuneration; 3)Understand a range of strategies, practical measures and tools from international and national experience to combat discrimination and promote equality in workplaces; and 4)Validate the Guide on Equality and non-discrimination at work in East and SE Asia for use in Vietnam.

  2. Training of Trainer Workshops on SCREAM

    1 - 31 October 2011

    The workshops are expected of more than 170 staff members from implementing agencies and the project partners of the three project sites participating in the event. After the training workshops, participants will be able to conduct and implement education and social mobilization activities using writing, theater and arts performance at school and/or in communities regarding child labour and child rights.

September 2011

  1. Training of Trainers Workshops on Child Labour

    25 - 28 September 2011

    The workshop aims at contributing to the Government’s efforts to eliminate child labour through raising awareness and enhancing knowledge on child labour issues for provincial stakeholders and project provincial implementers in combating child labour. It is also to equip potential resource trainers in Quang Nam province with knowledge on child labour and basic training skills for them to deliver training on the issue in the provinces.

  2. Training of Trainers Workshops on Child Labour

    20 - 23 September 2011

    The workshop aims at contributing to the Government’s efforts to eliminate child labour through raising awareness and enhancing knowledge on child labour issues for provincial stakeholders and project provincial implementers in combating child labour. It is also to equip potential resource trainers in Dong Nai province with knowledge on child labour and basic training skills for them to deliver training on the issue in the provinces.

  3. Training of Trainers Workshop on SCREAM

    12 - 17 September 2011

    The workshop aims at promoting extensive use of SCREAM Education Pack through training and motivation of the widest range of possible potential users in different educational and social contexts. It is also to raise awareness of child labour and children’s rights among a motivated and mobilized community of users.

  4. Meeting of the Sixth Joint Steering Committee of ILO/Japan OSH Project

    8 September 2011

    The meeting is an annual activity of the project to exchange information and experiences between the ILO and social partners.

  5. Better Work Regional Buyer Forum

    5 September 2011

    The Forum address top concerns such as revisions to the Vietnam Labor Code and Trade Union Law; the current state of industrial disputes – including wildcat strikes – in the industry; information on impacts of the program to date, and a range of issues related to program services and delivery.

August 2011

  1. Promotion of Entrepreneurship Campaign for Youth in Quang Nam

    1 August - 15 September 2011

    The ILO Project on Youth Employment through Local Economic Development in Quang Nam supports Quang Nam Youth Union (YU), Quang Nam Radio and Television (QRT) in implementing a “Youth Entrepreneurship Campaign” aiming to provide young people in Quang Nam with knowledge of entrepreneurship benefits, career choice advice and awareness of relevant regulations on starting a business.

July 2011

  1. Training Workshop on Implementation of OSH Services

    7 - 8 July 2011

  2. National Workshop on Implementation of Occupational Safety and Health Services

    7 - 8 July 2011

    The purpose of the training is to provide an action guidance on OSH services for officials who are involving in the field of OSH in project provinces so that they will be able to support SMEs to improve working condition and OSH at workplaces.

  3. Training Seminar “Equality and Non-discrimination at Work”

    5 - 8 July 2011

    By the end of the training seminar, participants will be able to: 1) Understand the application of Convention No. 111 with focus on gender equality; 2)Understand concepts and approaches to eliminate discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and treatment and equal remuneration; 3)Understand a range of strategies, practical measures and tools from international and national experience to combat discrimination and promote equality in workplaces; and 4)Validate the Guide on Equality and non-discrimination at work in East and SE Asia for use in Vietnam.

June 2011

  1. Closure Workshop of the EU/MoLISA/ILO Labour Market Project

    28 June 2011

    The workshop aims to share lessons learnt from the three year implementation of the EU/MoLISA/ILO Labour Market project and good practices presented by selected provincial beneficiaries including Ha Tinh, Da Nang and Ben Tre. The event confirms the achievement of the key project objective which facilitates better information for creating jobs and skills development in Viet Nam.

  2. Training of Trainers on “Gender Mainstreaming Guide”

    27 - 30 June 2011

    The training course aims to improve capacity in gender mainstreaming (GM). By the end of the course, participants will be able to: • Understand concept and the importance of gender mainstreaming; relationship between: GM and gender equality law and gender equality process in Vietnam; • Define their roles and responsibility in GM; • Understand the structure and key content of the material: GMG; • Practice GMG in some contents: GM in legal documents/ policies; GM in projects/ program.

  3. Community-based Training on New Product Development and Reaching Potential Tourism Market in Hoi An

    25 - 30 June 2011

    The ILO project on Youth Employment through Local Economic Development in Quang Nam and Quang Nam Department of Industry and Trade (DOIT) delivered a training course on product development and reaching market skills for Binh An women weaver group from 25 to 30 June 2011.

  4. The Workshop to Review a Guide and Recommendations for Developing National Skills Standards based on the Experience of the Welding Standards Development

    21 June 2011

    A review of the national skills standards (NSS) to develop a guide and recommendation paper for the generic development of NSS for occupations in the future will be organized by ILO Labour Market Project on 21 June in Hanoi. An executive summary/guide and recommendations from the development of NSS for welding is developed to present in this event.

  5. National Conference on Dissemination of Results and Outputs of Viet Nam Labour Market Information System

    17 June 2011

    The conference’s objective is to assess and disseminate results and outputs of Viet Nam LMIS through investment in facilities and equipment for Labour Market Information System, both hardware and software.

  6. Workshops on Labour Market Short-term Forecasting

    13 - 16 June 2011

    The workshop’s objective is to provide capacity building on labour market short-term forecasting for staff of provincial Departments of Labaour, Invalids and Social Affairs and Employment Service Centers.

  7. World Day Against Child Labour 2011 in East and Southeast Asia

    12 June 2011

    12 June is observed globally as World Day against Child Labour. The theme this year is children in hazardous work. Many events are held throughout the world, including in East and Southeast Asia

  8. Workshop on Revision of Decree 127 on Unemployment Insurance

    9 June 2011

    The workshop is to improve the legal framework for unemployment insurance I in general, and to present, in particular, the draft revision to Decree 127/2008/NĐ-CP guiding the implementation of some unemployment insurance related articles stated by social insurance laws to get further comments from the agencies in charge of its appraisal.