Labour Forum 2019

Realizing the vision: Understanding skills needs in a dynamic economy

Parallel session 1 of the 2019 Labour Forum entitled "Future of work: The Choice of Viet Nam"

This is one of the three parallel sessions 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: 13:45 – 15:45
Venue: Ballroom 2, Melia Hotel, 44B Ly Thuong Kiet, Hanoi

This session will compare the vision provided by national leaders with the trends, challenges and opportunities discussed by researchers in morning section of the Forum. In this session, participants will discuss how skills supply and demand can support decent work and economic progress, in a context where change is the only constant.

Facilitator: Akiko Sakamoto, Senior Regional Skills Specialist, ILO

  • Dao Quang Vinh, Director General, Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs (ILSSA), MOLISATruong Anh Dung, Deputy Director General, Department of Vocational and Education Training (DVET), MOLISA
  • Tran Thi Thu Trang, Chief Executive Officer,  Hanel PT
  • Tony Asper, Federation of Free Workers (FFW - Philippines)
  • Johnny Sung Chi Keung, Centre Director, Centre for Skills, Performance and Productivity, Institute for Adult Learning, Singapore