Publications

The ILO Country Office for Viet Nam publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, and videos relevant to Viet Nam. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Library in Hanoi.

2019

  1. Bulletin: Trade Union Reform for Workers' Rights and Interests No.3, Quarter IV/2018

    01 February 2019

  2. The ILO in Viet Nam

    29 January 2019

    This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in Viet Nam. It summarizes the ILO’s history in the country, and outlines the work undertaken by the ILO in cooperation with the government and social partners on a wide range of work and workplace issues.

  3. Japan-ILO Cooperation

    15 January 2019

    Fact-sheet, January 2019

  4. TRIANGLE in ASEAN Quarterly Briefing Notes

    03 January 2019

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN works with labour ministries, workers' and employers' organizations, recruitment agency associations, civil society organizations in six countries in ASEAN; Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Below Quarterly Briefing Notes give an update on our work during the previous quarter.

2018

  1. Worker-paid migration costs in the Viet Nam-Malaysia corridor

    26 December 2018

    This report seeks to shed light on the migrant worker-paid migration costs in an important migration corridor: Viet Nam to Malaysia.

  2. Social protection for migrant workers in ASEAN: Developments, challenges, and prospects

    18 December 2018

    This report provides an overview of the developments, challenges, and prospects of social protection for migrant workers in ASEAN.

  3. The impact of minimum wage adjustments on Vietnamese wage inequality

    08 November 2018

  4. Recommendation No. 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience: What Role for Trade Unions?

    12 October 2018

    This policy brief aims at assisting workers’ organisations in positioning themselves with regard to conflicts and disasters, in particular, with regard to the generation of employment and decent work for the purpose of prevention, recovery, peace, and resilience with respect to crisis situations arising from both conflicts and disasters.

  5. Employment and environmental sustainability in ASEAN

    04 October 2018

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact sheet for ASEAN is part of a series providing a baseline for key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance in 36 countries across Asia and the Pacific. These indicators include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  6. Employment and environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific

    04 October 2018

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact Sheets series provides key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance. They include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  7. Bulletin: Trade Union Reform for Workers' Rights and Interests No.2, Quarter III/2018

    01 October 2018

    This Newsletter covers the progress of pilot activities under the ILO/NIRF and VGCL Collaboration Programme. This edition introduces lessons learnt from the pilot implementation, alongside other highlight events during the quarter such as the XII National Congress of Viet Nam Trade Union.

  8. Developing a New Industrial Relations Framework in Respect of the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (NIRF/USDOL project) brochure

    30 September 2018

  9. The 2016 Report on Informal Employment in Viet Nam

    14 August 2018

    The 2016 Report on Informal Employment in Viet Nam provides different perspectives and thorough information on Informal Employment which includes: Concept and Measurement of Informal Labour in Viet Nam; Scales and Trends of Informal Employment; Characteristics of Informal Employment; Working Conditions and Quality of Employment of Informal Economy Workers and Conclusions and Recommendations.

  10. Support to Build Capacity for Improving National Industrial Relations Database for Evidence-based Policy-making (NIRF/Canada) project brochure

    06 August 2018

  11. NIRF/Japan Project Quarter I - II 2018 Newsletter

    27 July 2018

    For Worker’s Rights and Interests: Trade Union Reform

  12. Briefing note on legal provisions relating to rest periods within hours of work

    01 July 2018

    This note covers one of the issues being considered as part of the Vietnamese Labour Code 2012 reforms: rest periods within hours of work.

  13. ENHANCE project Newsletter, Third Edition, June 2018

    19 June 2018

  14. Responsible Supply Chains in Asia (Viet Nam) project brochure

    14 June 2018

    The project promotes corporate social responsibility and responsible business conduct with regard to the environment, decent work and the respect of human rights.

  15. Analysis of selected value chains of handicraft and food processing in Hanoi

    05 June 2018

    Within the framework of ENHANCE’s direct support in Hanoi, the study aims at analysing priority handicraft value chains with a large concentration of households with children engaged in working activities or at risk of falling into child labour.

  16. Risks and rewards: Outcomes of labour migration in South-East Asia - Key findings in Viet Nam

    30 May 2018

    The survey was conducted jointly by the ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme and the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) ‘Poverty Reduction through Safe Migration, Skills Development and Enhanced Job Placement project’ (PROMISE), working in partnership with the management consulting firm Rapid Asia.