Events and meetings

The ILO Country Office for Viet Nam organizes and takes part in a number of events and meetings. Below is a list of upcoming and past events. Any queries should be sent to the office by email.

July 2018

  1. Training workshop on systems of sectoral TVET governance

    19 - 20 July 2018

    The workshop aims to share national, regional and international experiences of establishing sectoral systems of TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) governance so that stakeholders can consider options for improving TVET governance in Viet Nam.

  2. Sub-Regional Training on National Strategies to ensure OSH for young workers.

    16 - 20 July 2018

    The Sub-regional training course aims to acquaint participants with international guidelines, principles and tools of the ILO as well as the experiences of consolidated and successful national OSH systems and programmes to protect young workers.

  3. Sub-Regional training on national strategies to ensure occupational safety and health for young workers

    16 - 20 July 2018

    The event is organized with the goal to strengthen the capacity of tripartite plus stakeholders to plan, develop and manage efforts to improve national OSH systems.

  4. SCORE – Seminar for joint learning between the public and private sector in providing effective assistance to improve productivity and working conditions in SMEs - SMEs for SDGs

    12 July 2018

    The seminar is expected to help participants to share good practices of how public and private SME assistance programmes can provide services that reach scale as well as to enhance the capacity of program designers and implementers to develop and deliver these programmes.

June 2018

  1. Policy consultation workshop on the role of Trade Unions in the protection of Vietnamese migrant workers’ rights

    26 June 2018

    The workshop is co-organized by ILO, Viet Nam General Confederation of Labor, and The Asia Foundation with the aim to promote and protect the right of migrant workers.

  2. Policy Consultation Workshop on the Role of Trade Unions in Promoting Fair Recruitment and Decent Work for Migrant Workers

    18 June 2018

    The objective of the workshop to analyze the situation and opportunities for policy change and share best practices in improving the role of trade unions to promote fair recruitment and decent work for Vietnamese overseas migrant workers as well as to support returning migrant workers for better integration into the labor market in Viet Nam.

  3. Human resource development for skills improvement and labour utilization

    13 June 2018

    The event is organized by ILO and Ministry of Labour, Invalid, and Social Affairs with the aim to promote coordination between vocational training and the labour market together with participation of industry and the private sector in the vocational training process.

  4. World Day Against Child Labour campaign

    12 June 2018

    To celebrate the conduct the World day against Child labour (WDACL) 2018, ENHANCE project will cooperate with MOLISA, UNs agencies and other relevant stakeholders to conduct the WDACL campaign.

  5. Training and dialogue on Labour policies and Workshop on Occupational Safety and Health and effective use of energy

    7 - 8 June 2018

    Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the ILO organized the event aiming at promoting the implementation of social responsible labour practices of enterprises in the South.

May 2018

  1. Capacity Building Workshop for VCCI and Business Associations on Assessment of Minimum Wage (MW) and Consultation for minimum wage 2019

    30 May 2018

    VCCI is an active member of the National Wage Council (NWC) representing employer community in annual regional MW fixing.To prepare for the 2019 minimum wage fixing process of the NWC by September 2018, the workshop is organized as a support to VCCI for capacity building on assessment of Minimum Wage to develop their own technical/position paper on minimum wage 2019.

  2. Workshop on Promoting effective organization and operation of Industrial/Export Processing/Economic Zone Trade Unions (IZ/EPZ/EZ)

    21 - 22 May 2018

    Viet Nam's joining a number of new generation Free Trade Agreements is predicted to exert strong impacts on the development of enterprises, which creates both opportunities and challenges for trade union( (TU) activities and industrial relations, especially in IZs employing a large numbers of workers. The workshop is organized to support VGCL overall approach in this context to better prepare for the coming changes in TU activities and to better promote TU performance towards stable and harmonious industrial relations.

  3. STED analysis for the agriculture: livestock sub-sector

    14 May 2018

    The workshop is organized with the aim to formulate an action plan to develop skills for livestock sector.

  4. Training course on Social Responsible Labour Practices in the electronics sector in Viet Nam

    11 May 2018

  5. Industrial Relations (IR) Report 2017: Validation Workshop

    9 May 2018

    MOLISA is preparing 2017 IR report with inputs from different national authorities and social partners - which is expected to provide official information, analysis and assessment of overall and different areas of industrial relations development in Viet Nam in 2017. The validation workshop is organized to support the process of wider consultation for the Report and enhancing nation capacity to measure policy impacts and identify IR policies through tripatite consultation.

  6. SCORE training on Workplace Cooperation (Module 1) and OSH (Module 5) for H&M accessory suppliers in the North

    5 - 6 May 2018

    This combined training is a pilot activity of SCORE VN and VCCI HCM in order to raise awareness of the program to new enterprises in the North as well as to encourage engagement from international buyers such as H&M to the implementation of SCORE.

April 2018

  1. Vietnam Association of Manpower and Supply Code of Conduct 2018 and Monitoring Tool Launch Workshops

    24 - 26 April 2018

    The event aims to highlight the updated Code of Conduct, specifically focusing on monitoring of compliance with the Code and increased business opportunities for Vietnamese recruitment agencies. Apart from introducing the new Code and monitoring tool, the event provides an opportunity for recruitment agencies to be trained on new standards of compliance. By bringing together recruitment agencies with industry associations from destination countries, human rights and business initiatives and destination employers, the event will demonstrate the ‘business case’ for ethical recruitment in the Vietnamese recruitment industry.

  2. Youth-led OSH Information session for vocational training school students

    18 April 2018

    This event provides an interactive opportunity for 200 students to increase their understanding and knowledge of OSH that benefit them in their future jobs.

  3. “Safe and Healthy Generation: Improving Occupational Safety and Health for young workers” Forum

    16 April 2018

    The event is organized on the occasion of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2018, aiming at increasing the attention of the tripartite partners, relevant stakeholders and the public on the importance of improving OSH for youth, taking into account young worker OSH vulnerability.

  4. Training course on Social Responsible Labour Practices in the electronics sector in Viet Nam

    5 - 6 April 2018

    Under the framework of the project “More and Better Jobs Through Socially Responsible Labour Practices in Viet Nam” International Labour Organization Viet Nam and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry organizes the training course on Social Responsible Labour Practices in the electronics sector in Viet Nam in order to enhance capacity for electronics enterprises towards promoting experience sharing in implementing social responsible labour practices.

March 2018

  1. Consultation workshop on Convention No. 98 and No. 87

    29 - 30 March 2018

    The activity will be organized by ILO and Ministry of Labour, Invalid, and Social Affairs with the goal to develop a specific plan to ratify Convention No. 98 and raise awareness on ILO Convention No. 87.