Labour Forum 2019

Towards Viet Nam’s vision – Trends, opportunities and challenges

Plenary session of the 2019 Labour Forum entitled "Future of work: The Choice of Viet Nam"

The plenary session is the second event of 2019 Labour Forum entitled “Future of Work: The Choice of Viet Nam”. The forum, one of the highlights of the ILO Centenary year, is co-organized by the ILO in Viet Nam and the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Time: 10:45 – 12:15
Venue: Thang Long Ballroom, Melia Hotel, 44B Ly Thuong Kiet, Hanoi

The opening session has provided the long-term vision and aspirations of Viet Nam’s leading institutions of the world of work. This session will present global, regional and national socioeconomic trends and challenges that will be influencing the country’s pursuit of its long-term goals. 

Facilitator: Valentina Barcucci, Labour Economist, ILO Viet Nam

  • Marva Corley-Coulibaly, Chief, Globalization, Competitiveness and Labour Standards Unit, ILO
  • Jan Rielander, Head, Multi-Dimensional Country Reviews, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • Nguy Thi Khanh, Executive Director, Green Innovation and Development Centre (Green ID)
  • Santosh Mehrotra, Professor of Economics and Chairperson, Centre for Informal Sector and Labour Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Nguyen Xuan Thanh, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Fulbright University Viet Nam