ILO Country Office for Viet Nam (CO-Hanoi)

Welcome to the ILO Country Office for Viet Nam!
The ILO and its tripartite constituents – the Government together with representatives of employers and workers organizations – play its role within the UN and multilateral system supporting Viet Nam’s socio-economic development. The main aims of the ILO are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.

What's new

  1. Better Work

    Safety Fun Run 2015 to educate garment workers in lifting safety and health standards

    13 May 2015

    About 4,500 garment workers in the South are set to join Better Work Vietnam’s annual fun run this year on 17 May in Binh Duong to highlight the issue of health and safety in the apparel industry.

  2. Equality and discrimination

    Government, employers and trade union commit to tackling workplace sexual harassment

    12 May 2015

    A Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace has been signed by senior officials of the Government, employers’ organization and trade union, marking to marking Viet Nam’s commitment to preventing and addressing this issue. The development of the Code was supported by the ILO.

  3. © UNICEF Ethiopia/2014/Tsegaye 2015


    Mothers and children need more – not less – social protection

    07 May 2015

    As several countries around the world prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day, two new ILO studies provide new global and country data that point to the urgent need to increase social protection for mothers and children.

  4. Working conditions and productivity

    When dialogue makes good sense for businesses and workers alike

    01 May 2015

    The successful introduction of effective and regular systems for employers and workers to communicate has boosted productivity and improved working conditions in a Viet Nam auto production company. It has also shown how important it is for such initiatives to be replicated more widely so that new laws bring real, grassroots change.