Projects

The ILO Country Office for Viet Nam operates a wide range of programmes and projects. Details of each programme and project can be found below.

2017

  1. More and Better Jobs Through Socially Responsible Labour Practices in Viet Nam

    1 August 2015 - 31 December 2017

    The project will help to encourage multinational enterprises to contribute positively to economic and social development through socially responsible labour practices in Viet Nam, with a special focus on the electronic sector.

  2. Supporting to Viet Nam’s Public Employment Policy (from Policy to Implementation)

    1 July 2015 - 31 December 2017

    This project aims for Viet Nam to develop an effective Public Employment Policy (PEP) by the end of 2017 that provides income earning opportunities for income-poor and disadvantaged groups.

2016

  1. Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE)

    1 June 2011 - 31 December 2016

  2. Strengthening the Performance of the Social Insurance System in Viet Nam through Improved Legislation and Legal Framework for Social Insurance (Phase 2)

    1 January 2015 - 31 December 2016

    The project aims to help strengthen the quality and performance of the legislation and legal framework for social insurance in Viet Nam, thus improve the performance of the country’s social insurance system and contribute to the national economic development and social security.

  3. Better Work Viet Nam

    1 January 2009 - 31 December 2016

    This project offers sustainable solutions to the challenges of improving labour standards in global supply chains. It brings together government, employers, workers and international buyers to improve labour standards and competitiveness in Viet Nam's apparel industry.

  4. Tripartite Action for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers in the ASEAN Region (ASEAN TRIANGLE project)

    1 May 2012 - 31 December 2016

    The Project aims to significantly reduce the exploitation of labour migrants in the region through increased legal and safe migration and improved labour protection.

  5. Tripartite Action for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers in the ASEAN Region (ASEAN TRIANGLE project-Philippines)

    1 May 2012 - 13 December 2016

    The Project aims to significantly reduce the exploitation of labour migrants in the region through increased legal and safe migration and improved labour protection. The project promotes both bilateral and regional approaches to deal with shared concerns, make regionalism more effective, and enhance the capacity of institutions in ASEAN. The project objectives are in line with the strategic priorities of the ASEAN Labour Ministers Work Programme (2010-2015).

  6. Support to Development in Industrial Relations, Wage Fixing, and Labour Law Implementation Institutions and Capacity in Viet Nam

    27 September 2012 - 27 September 2016

    The project aims to put into practice the new Labour Code and Trade Union to ensure that, by 2016, Viet Nam’s minimum wage system is reformed and industrial relations institutions and mechanisms for collective bargaining and social dialogue have been perfected and capacity of all stakeholders are strengthened to bring the regulations and practices into closer compliance with international labour standards.

  7. Supplementation to the Occupational Safety and Health project in Hazardous Work in Viet Nam

    1 April 2015 - 31 March 2016

    This supplementation project aims to build on the outcomes of the previous phase, promote effective consultation and provide the Government with improved recommendations on policies and regulations on occupational safety and health under the Law on Occupational Safety and Health.

2015

  1. Sustainable and Responsible Tourism in Central Viet Nam

    1 January 2014 - 31 December 2015

  2. Increasing Workplace Compliance through Labour Inspection

    1 January 2014 - 31 December 2015

  3. Applying the G20 Training Strategy

    1 December 2012 - 30 November 2015

    The project is a response to interest indicated by the Russian Federation to work with the ILO in supporting the application of the G20 Training Strategy to the skills development and employment needs in a range of countries.

  4. Developing Design Parameters and Implementation Modalities of a Public Employment Policy for Unemployed and Underemployed People in Viet Nam

    1 January 2014 - 31 October 2015

    This is an extension of project “Enhancing income security measures and employability programmes for the unemployed and vulnerable workers in Viet Nam”

  5. Improving Working Conditions of Entertainment Workers as a Means to Strengthen HIV Prevention, Treatment and Care Programmes in Viet Nam

    1 March 2014 - 31 July 2015

    The project aims to support the ILO’s tripartite constituents – the Government, and employers and workers’ organizations in improving the working conditions of entertainment workers as a means to strengthen HIV prevention, testing, treatment and care services.

  6. Tripartite Action to Protect Migrants from Labour Exploitation (GMS TRIANGLE)

    1 July 2010 - 29 May 2015

    Tripartite Action to Protect Migrants within and from the Greater Mekong Sub-region from Labour Exploitation (the TRIANGLE project) aims to significantly reduce the exploitation of labour migrants through increased legal and safe migration and improved labour protection.

2014

  1. Occupational Safety and Health in Hazardous Work in Viet Nam

    1 January 2012 - 31 December 2014

    This project aims to address occupational safety and health (OSH) in hazardous industries in Viet Nam, strengthen national OSH systems in line with the on-going national OSH programmes, and improve OSH standards at workplace level.

  2. ASEAN-ILO/Japan Industrial Relations Project

    28 October 2008 - 31 December 2014

    Implemented jointly by the ASEAN Secretariat and the ILO, this project aims to improve industrial relations in the ASEAN countries.

  3. Promoting decent work across borders: a project for migrant health professionals and skilled workers

    1 February 2011 - 31 July 2014

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), with funding support from the European Union (EU), is to implement a programme called Promoting Decent Work Across Borders: A Project for Migrant Health Professionals and Skilled Workers.

2013

  1. Strengthening of Inland Tourism in Quang Nam

    1 March 2011 - 31 December 2013

    The project will develop a replicable and sustainable approach that contributes to gender sensitive pro-poor and pro-jobs tourism development in Vietnam. The emphasis will be on young men and women, but not excluding other groups. The approach will be developed and tested in Quang Nam Province.

  2. Project of Support to the National Time-Bound Programme on the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL)

    1 January 2009 - 7 December 2013

    This project contributes to the prevention and progressive elimination of child labour in Viet Nam through supporting the national time bound programme on elimination of the worst forms of child labour.