12 March 2014
The Convention on Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health, known as Convention 187, is expected to help the country with its work safety laws and international trade negotiations.
18 February 2014
The ILO and its partners have agreed to expand a major programme aiming to improve the export industries’ performance and competitiveness in the next five years.
06 January 2014
A public event organized in the mountainous area of Quang Ngai Province offered future migrant workers a chance to learn about safe migration.
28 December 2013
Skills mismatch on Viet Nam’s youth labour markets has become a persistent trend whereas over-education and over-skilling coexist with under-education and under-skilling. More than 400 young people and 100 parents from the rural suburbs of Hanoi participated in a city’s Youth Career Fair organized by the ILO on 28 December in seeking for appropriate career orientation.
08 November 2013
The ILO in Viet Nam gets resources from One UN Fund
30 October 2013
As Viet Nam is amending the Law on Vocational Education and Training, the ILO in Viet Nam organized a study tour for senior officials to see the Philippine models.
25 October 2013
Although small and medium-sized enterprises in Viet Nam have situated themselves at the heart of the economy, they are facing tough challenges to access the international market. A Switzerland and Norway-funded project is helping these less advantaged enterprises in the wood industry boost their productivity and competitiveness by improving working conditions and respect for workers’ rights.
06 August 2013
The establishment of Viet Nam’s National Wage Council marks a transformation from a solely Government-led minimum wage fixing mechanism into a new tripartite body which recognizes the importance of workers and employers’ participation.
25 July 2013
International Labour Organization (ILO) industrial relations specialist Yoon Youngmo was awarded a medal for the cause of labour, invalids and social affairs by the Vietnamese Government in Hanoi on 25 July.
23 July 2013
The bilingual publication of the 2012 Law on Trade Unions was launched on 23 July in Hanoi by the Viet Nam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL). The translation of the law into English, as well as the amendment process of the law, was supported by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Viet Nam.
19 July 2013
More than 30 labour and employment journalists from major media organizations in Viet Nam gathered in the central city of Da Nang on 18 July for a training workshop in the new Labour Code.
11 July 2013
The ILO project “Strengthening Inland Tourism in Quang Nam Province”, in coordination with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), has supported Quang Nam Tourism Association to develop an action plan with a focus on essential public-private dialogues. A dialogue at grassroots level was piloted in Dong Giang District on 11 July to find solutions for better investment in inland tourism development.
23 June 2013
A new tourism information centre in Viet Nam’s ancient town of Hoi An was open to tourists on 22 June as a result of the partnership between the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
23 June 2013
Two villages of Co Tu ethnic group in the western mountainous part of Quang Nam Province on 23 June inaugurated their community-based tourism services with the support of the International Labour Organization (ILO).
17 May 2013
The active involvement of an upper-level trade union (công đoàn cấp trên cơ sở) in collective bargaining process over wage issues has helped prevent wild-cat strikes and paved the way for better industrial relations at enterprises in the southern industrial province of Binh Duong.
24 April 2013
Good teachers play a big role in getting every child into school and meeting the deadline for the Education for All goals in 1,000 days.
15 March 2013
Viet Nam is lagging behind many other countries, including most of its neighbours, in occupational safety and health, said Vice Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Bui Hong Linh. According to the ministry, 606 workers died in work-related accidents last year in Viet Nam, almost 10 per cent increase against 2011.
14 March 2013
A new community-based tourism village near the World Cultural Heritage My Son Sanctuary in the central province of Quang Nam officially opens its service to tourists today. This is part of the project Strengthening of Inland Tourism in Quang Nam between the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Quang Nam Province, which is contributing to the promotion of pro-poor tourism in Viet Nam.
06 February 2013
Future migrant workers expect more administrative and financial support to go abroad while returning migrant workers hope Viet Nam will soon become as developed as the countries where they used to work. The recommendations were among the major findings during the International Labour Organization consultations with migrant workers last January in Ha Noi. The events were part of the One UN consultation process for the post-2015 development agenda.
18 January 2013
ILO Programme Officer Nguyen Hoang Ha was awarded Commemorative Medal for “Cause of Building Trade Union Movement” by President of the Viet Nam General Confederation of Labour, Dang Ngoc Tung, on 18 January.