23 March 2020
A series of awareness raising activities have been put in place as an ILO study points out knowledge gaps related to health insurance, sickness and maternity benefits amongst female factory workers.
18 March 2020
The first sectoral skills council is expected to provide a bridge between labour market and the education and training system to address the skills mismatch.
16 March 2020
To enhance the awareness and capacity of stakeholders implementing international labour commitments related to child labour in supply chains, a handbook is being developed with support from the ENHANCE Project.
15 March 2020
The new system which will help to effectively monitor child labour situation in Viet Nam will be in place by the end of April.
09 March 2020
The deterioration in Asia and the Pacific of a number of youth labour market indicators calls for a renewed focus on integrated, gender-responsive labour market policies to address the youth employment challenge.
08 March 2020
The report ‘More choices, more power: Opportunities for women’s empowerment in labour migration from Viet Nam’ discusses socio-economic changes that a sample of migrant and non-migrant women experienced over the 2012-18 period.
The second steering committee of the Luxembourg-funded ILO Project Support to the extension of Social Health Protection in Southeast Asia, takes place in Lao People's Democratic Republic.
17 February 2020
Key stakeholders and partners of the ILO-Luxembourg funded Project gather to discuss progress, 2019 challenges and opportunities, and provide guidance on the implementation of the project in 2020.
20 January 2020
A lack of decent work combined with rising unemployment and persisting inequality is making it increasingly difficult for people to build better lives through their work, according to the latest edition of the ILO’s global report on employment and social trends.
17 January 2020
A campaign promotes the links between work safety and productivity in the woodwork and supporting industries in Viet Nam.
12 January 2020
The 2019 Labour Inspection Campaign included a mix of inspection, training and communication activities which engaged employers and workers in the industry nationwide to raise their awareness of the importance of labour law compliance.
30 December 2019
Look back at the events that shaped the year 2019 in labour and employment areas in Viet Nam
18 December 2019
Despite their positive contribution, public attitudes towards migrant workers remain unfavourable in ASEAN destination countries, new ILO and UN Women study reveals.
13 December 2019
Marielle Phe Goursat, manager of ILO project on “Support to the extension of Social Health Protection in South East Asia”, discusses the project priorities and how to make Viet Nam’s social health insurance sustainable.
10 December 2019
ILO Viet Nam moved in the Green One United Nations House to join the UN family in Viet Nam in the last month of 2019.
27 November 2019
The 2019 Viet Nam Labour Forum agrees that Viet Nam is on the right track on its way towards an upper middle income country. A new ILO report shows the country is creating more middle-skilled and high-skilled jobs.
26 November 2019
No first prize was given in the media award aiming at raising public awareness on child labour.
20 November 2019
The ILO congratulates Viet Nam on the adoption of the revised Labour Code, which is better in line with universal fundamental labour rights.
17 October 2019
An interview with Director of ILO Department of Partnerships and Field Support, Rie Vejs-Kjeldgaard
16 October 2019
The workshop was held from 14 to 16 October 2019 at ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy
14 October 2019
A delegation of development partners tours the country from 1-3 October.