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.

June 2016

  1. The Tripartite plus Consultation Workshop on the Draft Amendment on Guiding Implementation of the Law on Sending Contract-based Overseas Workers Abroad

    23 June 2016

    This workshop supports for the process of finalization the draft amendment of the Decree before sharing it with relevant departments and ministries for verification.

  2. Expert Workshop on Identification of Scope and Major Issues and Direction of the Revision of Labour Code 2012

    23 - 24 June 2016

    The workshop is an important element to prepare for the planned series of workshops in July and August 2016 to focus on specific IR and non-IR areas of law reform to assist MOLISA in drafting the revised Labour Code, with a first draft proposed by end of August 2016 and to send to the National Assembly in early 2017 with a view to National Assembly adoption of the revised Labour Code and Trade Union Law October 2017.

  3. Workshop on Improving the Legislation System on Labour, Employment and Social Security In Associated With The Implementation Of Constitution 2013 In The Context Of The Trans - Pacific Partnership

    21 June 2016

    The workshop is organized by the Committee for Social Affairs, National Assembly, in coordination with the ILO Country Office for Viet Nam.

  4. VGCL's Pilot Review Meeting 20-21 June 2016

    20 - 21 June 2016

    Under the cooperation framework between Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and International Labour Organization (ILO), Pilot Programme phase II has been carrying out since 2014. In the third year of implementation, some major achievements have gradually been gained by the restless efforts of 05 pilot implementing units (PIUs) and guidance of VGCL’s Working party and IR Project Office. These pilot initiatives cover 69 grassroots trade unions (GTUs)/enterprises employing above 65.000 workers in various industries (garment, footwear, wood processing, mechanics, electronics, and tourism).

  5. Signing Ceremony of Multi-Employer Collective Bargaining Agreement of 04 Korean-Invested Companies

    19 June 2016

    Multi-employer collective bargaining was conducted in 04 Foreign Direct Investment enterprises with Korean capital. After a tough and drastic negotiation between employers and Hai Phong Economic Zone trade union with 2 series of separate negotiation rounds and 1 joint bargaining, all 04 employers of these enterprises and trade union agreed to conclude and sign the first Multi-employer Collective Bargaining Agreement among 04 FDI non-unionized enterprises on 19 June 2016.

  6. Final Review Workshop and the ILO’s future collaboration to build capacity for labour inspection system

    17 June 2016

    The Final Review Workshop of the "Increasing Workplace Compliance through Labour Inspection in Vietnam" is organized in Hilton hotel, Hanoi on 17 June 2016 with participation of labour inspectors at both national and local level, as well as representatives from the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Vietnam General Confederation of Labour.

  7. Advocacy workshop on prevention and elimination of child labour in supply chains

    14 - 23 June 2016

    To celebrate the World day against child labour, in Vietnam, ENHANCE project in collaboration with MOLISA have organized the advocacy workshop on prevention and elimination of child labour in supply chains on 14 June 2016.

  8. Action Campaign for the World Day Against Child Labour in Viet Nam 2016

    1 - 18 June 2016

    The communication campaign is to commemorate the World Day against Child Labour 2016 in Viet Nam and will include a series of activities, targeted at different audience groups

May 2016

  1. Training on working conditions inspection for new labour inspectors

    30 May - 3 June 2016

    The training is organized by the Ministry of Inspectorate of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs in Da Lat from 30/5-03/6/2016.

  2. Validation workshop on desk-review report identifying gaps in addressing sexual harassment in the workplace and relevant circular outline

    24 May 2016

    The report is expected to identify legal gaps which cause difficulties for labour inspectors in dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace. Its recommendations are used to develop the relevant circular outline.

  3. Training on Occupational Safety and Health Inspection for new labour inspectors

    16 - 20 May 2016

    The training is organized by the Ministry of Inspectorate of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs in Thanh Hoa from 16-20 May 2016.

  4. Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Training of the SCORE Project to be highlighted in New Labour Law Workshop in Ho Chi Minh City

    14 May 2016

    Experiences from SCORE’s OSH training/ counseling (Module 5) will be shared with authorities of industrial parks and enterprises on 14th May 2016 in a new Labour Law workshop in Ho Chi Minh City.

  5. Workshops on project introduction and communes selection for project “Technical Support for Enhancing the National Capacity to Prevent and Reduce Child Labour in Viet Nam”

    12 - 23 May 2016

    Workshops on project introduction and communes selection for project “Technical Support for Enhancing the National Capacity to Prevent and Reduce Child Labour in Viet Nam” had been conducted in the morning of 12th May in An Giang and in the morning of 23rd May in Ha Noi.

  6. VGCL/TUSSO/GUF 6th Information Sharing and Cooperation Meeting, 10-11 May

    10 - 11 May 2016

    The VGCL/TUSSO/GUF Information Sharing and Cooperation Meeting is a biennium activity among Viet Nam General Confederation (VGCL) and international trade union organizations over the world, namely International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), National centres such as LO-Norway, LO-Sweden, , America Center for International Labour Solidarity (ACILS) etc and global unions such as Building and Wood Workers’ International – Asia-Pacific (BWI-AP), IndustriAll, UNI Asia-Pacific Regional Office ,Education International (EI), as well as trade union federations in region and international organizations (ILO CO Hanoi, FES-Hanoi and APHEDA). In 2014, the 5th Information Sharing and Cooperation Meeting was organized successfully in Phu Tho Province.

April 2016

  1. Workshop on Enhance the Cooperation between the Labour Sector and Law Enforcement in Identification, Support, and Protection of Victims of Trafficking in International Labour Migration

    28 - 29 April 2016

  2. Evaluation Workshop for "Sustainable and Responsible Tourism in Central Viet Nam" and "Skills for Trade" Projects

    26 April 2016

    After two years of implementation, the workshop aims to evaluate final results, and to collect inputs and comments from related stakeholders for sustainability of the two projects' activities

  3. Training of trainers: Financial education course for ASEAN migrants in Thailand

    25 April - 15 May 2016

    The ASEAN TRIANGLE Project recognizes that providing financial education for ASEAN migrants and assisting them in addressing family and cultural issues are valuable interventions that could enable them to achieve their goals for migration, and empower them through better-informed planning and decision making.

  4. 3rd Labour and Employment Media Award Ceremony

    22 April 2016

    Winners of 14 prizes are awarded at the event.

  5. The TRIANGLE Sub-Regional Advisory Committee (SURAC) Meeting

    21 - 22 April 2016

    The SURAC (Sub-regional Advisory Committee) meeting has served as an ILO platform for tripartite constituents to share information, experiences and provide guidance on anti-trafficking and migration management for over ten years.

  6. The Consultation on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment

    19 April 2016

    This consultation with partners in Vietnam will shape the project at national and regional levels. Discussion will take stock of challenges to supporting women's migration and discuss how three core priorities for the project could take shape in Vietnam: promotion of migrant women’s economic empowerment, ending of violence against migrant women, and promoting migrant women’s voice in decision making and leadership roles.