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Press releases

  1. ILO launches Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    12 September 2019

    The competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration to better protect migrant workers’ rights.

  2. Better labour migration governance can reduce forced labour, bolster economic development

    29 July 2019

    On World Day against Trafficking in Persons (30 July), the International Labour Organization (ILO) highlights the link between labour migration, debt bondage and human trafficking, and calls for continued efforts to improve labour migration governance and reduce exploitation.

  3. Vietnamese researcher wins Decent Work prize

    11 July 2019

    The 2019 Regulating for Decent Work prize has been won by a Vietnamese researcher for a study of the conditions of female migrant workers in Myanmar’s garment factories. The prize was presented during the 6th Regulating for Decent Work conference, hosted by the ILO.

  4. Awarding innovative policies to empower youth

    18 April 2019

    National, local and regional governments and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to showcase decent work policies that help youth reach their full potential.

What's new

  1. “100 days without accidents” campaign to kick off in 100 factories

    11 September 2019

    The campaign celebrates the Centenary Year of the ILO by highlighting the links between work safety and productivity in the woodwork and supporting industries in Viet Nam.

  2. Viet Nam’s high-level officials value ILO’s support

    29 August 2019

    ILO Deputy Director General, Deborah Greenfield, met with Viet Nam’s senior politicians during her visit to the country on 26-27 August 2019.

  3. ILO, Viet Nam celebrate their century-long path of fighting for social justice

    27 August 2019

    Their intertwined journeys started at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference.

  4. Trade union needs comprehensive reform to implement FTAs, ILO Conventions: PM

    30 July 2019

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc highlights ILO Centenary Declaration when addressing the celebration of 90 years of Viet Nam’s Trade Union in Hanoi on 28 July. ILO Viet Nam Director Chang-Hee Lee was among the prominent guests at the high-level event.

Speeches

  1. Message from ILO's Director-General Guy Ryder for International Cooperative Day 2019

    05 July 2019

    The 2019 International Day of Cooperatives will be celebrated on Saturday 6 July. This year, in commemoration of the ILO’s centenary, the theme is "cooperatives for decent work" which is closely linked to SDG8. On this occasion ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has issued a video message.

  2. Opening speech by ILO Viet Nam Director at consultation workshop on ratification of ILO Convention 98

    03 May 2019

    ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee, delivers the opening remarks at the consultation workshop entitled “Proposal for Submission of Ratification of ILO Convention 98” on 3 May 2019 in Ha Long City.

  3. Opening speech by ILO Viet Nam Director at 7th ASEAN Labour Inspection Conference

    27 September 2018

    ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee, delivers the opening remarks at the 7th ASEAN Labour Inspection Conference - Strategic Labour Inspection for Decent Work Including in Global Supply Chains on 27-28 September 2018 in HCM City.

  4. Sustainable development is not a choice, but the only way

    06 July 2018

    ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee, made the speech at the celebration of the International Day of Cooperatives in Hanoi on 7 July 2018.