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January 2022

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    WESO Trends 2022

    ILO downgrades labour market recovery forecast for 2022

    17 January 2022

    The ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2022 report warns of a slow and uncertain recovery, as the pandemic continues to have a significant impact on global labour markets.

  2. Decent work

    New Decent Work Country Programme takes shape to guide ILO-Viet Nam cooperation

    12 January 2022

  3. Non-discrimination

    Viet Nam steps up its fight against sexual harassment at work

    11 January 2022

    The Code of Conduct on sexual harassment at work is being updated while a new manual is developed to help employers address this issue.

December 2021

  1. Press release

    ILO, the Netherlands ink agreement to support Viet Nam to better address future skills needs in garment sector

    16 December 2021

  2. News

    Trainings of trainers contributes to occupational safety promotion in coffee supply chain in Lam Dong

    15 December 2021

    The events are part of the ILO’s Vision Zero Fund Project on improving safety and health in cooperation with the public and private sector in the coffee supply chain in Viet Nam.

  3. Social health protection

    1.6 billion across Asia and the Pacific lack access to social health protection

    10 December 2021

    Ground-breaking new report on the extension of social health protection in Asia and the Pacific highlights shortfalls of existing schemes and need for wider access to health care services.

  4. Press release

    Two songwriters from Hanoi and HCM City win Music Against Child Labour song competition

    02 December 2021

    The initiative which attracted 88 entries from 68 musicians from across Viet Nam, aimed to raise awareness as part of the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.

  5. Press release

    Viet Nam launches second programme of action plan to tackle child labour

    01 December 2021

    The National Programme on the Prevention and Reduction of Child Labour for the 2021 ̶ 25 period, with a vision towards 2030, has been launched to accelerate Viet Nam’s progress in the fight against child labour.

November 2021

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    HIV discrimination in the world of work

    Stigma and discrimination remain major issues for workers with HIV/AIDS

    30 November 2021

    A report by the International Labour Organization and the opinion poll company, Gallup, reveals persistent HIV-related stigma and discrimination in the world of work.

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    The tourism sector

    ILO research highlights massive COVID-19 impact on tourism employment in Asia and the Pacific

    18 November 2021

    Asia–Pacific tourism industry left reeling from job losses, deterioration in work quality and shifts towards increased informality.