Labour Forum 2019

Realizing the vision: Building effective industrial relations institutions

Parallel session 2 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: Thang Long Ballroom, Melia Hotel, 44B Ly Thuong Kiet, Hanoi

Viet Nam needs to move towards high performance workplaces based on genuine social dialogue, away from a low-wage manufacturing and export model. In this session, participants will assess current policy and institutional challenges, and debate on alternative strategies to build workplaces based on genuine social dialogue. 
Co-facilitators: Nguyen Manh Cuong, Director General, ICD, MOLISA and Changhee Lee, Director, ILO Viet Nam

  • Do Quynh Chi, Director, Research Center for Employment Relations (ERC)
  • Tran Thi Lan Anh, Director General of Bureau for Employers Activities, VCCI
  • Nguyen Huy Hung, Acting Director General, Department of Industry Relation and Wage policies, MOLISA
  • Pham Thu Lan, Deputy Director, Workers Institute, VGCL
  • Pham Thi Phuong, Union Chairwoman, Mabuchi Motor company
  • Nguyen Liem, Board Chairman of Lam Viet Joint-Stock company
  • Paapa Danquah, Representative from International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
  • Gregor Murray, Canada Research Chair and Director, Interuniversity Research Centre on Globalization and Work, School of Industrial Relations, University of Montreal, Canada