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.

May 2015

  1. Workshop to Roll-out the Migrant Worker Resource Center (MRC) Operation Manual to Employment Service Centers (ESC) for the Central Provinces in Viet Nam

    19 - 20 May 2015

    With the aim of replication the MRCs module and introducing MRC Operations Manual, the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs with the support from the GMS TRIANGLE project and World Vision organize a series of workshops to roll-out the MRCs for all ESCs in Viet Nam. Three workshops are organized in the north, the central and the south of Viet Nam to involve participants from Department of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs and ESCs of all 63 provinces throughout Viet Nam.

  2. Sixth annual Safety Fun Run for garment workers

    17 May 2015

    Better Work Viet Nam is to organize the sixth annual Safety Fun Run on 17 May in Binh Duong New City.

April 2015

  1. Consultation Workshop to Discuss the Operation of Decree No.95/2013 in respect of Penalties Applying to Violations by Migrant Workers

    23 April 2015

    The workshop provides an opportunity for broad discussion around the issues pertaining to Vietnamese migrant workers overstaying their visas, and strategies for addressing this.

  2. Promotion of the Local Product Branding “Crafted in Quang Nam”

    14 April 2015

    The local products met many difficulties in reaching to tourism industry for reasons among of which the absence of a recognized branding could not convince tourists to buy the products. Together with the support in changes of designs and production, a market branding called “Crafted in Quang Nam” has been developed with a package of the visual identity and a management mechanism joined by different stakeholders. The event aims to promote the branding to the public after being approved by the Authority.

  3. Media Training to Reporting on Disability in Viet Nam for Journalists

    8 - 9 April 2015

    The workshop aims to share knowledge and reporting techniques on this issue to improve journalists' capacities and skills on reporting disability in Viet Nam and equip basic knowledge of employment for persons with disabilities and how important of inclusion persons with disabilities in the labour market.

March 2015

  1. Workshop on Network and Experience Exchange to Become Safe and Healthy Entertainment Business

    27 March 2015

    The workshop provides technical assistance to the pilot entertainment businesses to improve safe and healthy working conditions through promotion of networking and experience exchange among them.

  2. Baseline Survey on Access to Mainstreaming Vocational Training Schools/Centres

    9 March - 30 May 2015

    Key findings of the baseline survey report has contributed to the National Action Plan on providing support to implementation vocational training for persons with disabilities phase 2 (2016-2020).

  3. Russian Language Courses for Employees in Tourism-related Businesses in Khanh Hoa Province

    1 March - 31 October 2015

    Consultations with related stakeholders such as Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism (DoCST), Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (DoLISA), training institutions, businesses and social partners in Khanh Hoa provinces shows that the skills most in need of upgrading for the labour force in the tourism industry in Khanh Hoa province is Russian language.

February 2015

  1. Promoting Public-Private Dialogues in Destination Development and Promotion along Ho Chi Minh trail in Quang Nam and Thua Thien Hue Provinces

    7 - 10 February 2015

    Ho Chi Minh trail crosses the poorest western mountainous areas of Quang Nam and Thua Thien Hue province where possesses many potentials to develop tourism including beautiful unique features of ethnic minority culture, history, nature and landscape. In order to promote tourism development for poverty reduction and create biodiversity-friendly livelihoods, the government in these provinces and tourism private businesses had dialogues facilitated by the ILO and all the commitments from governmental agencies were recorded in one Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a more effective implementation and monitoring.

  2. Series of Rountable

    2 February - 31 December 2015

    In recent years, those directly working or interested in the field of industrial relations has expanded in Vietnam, including policy and law makers, practitioners of tripartite partners at different levels, academics, and researchers. Each individual and organization in this field develop their own assets - that is the various knowledge, skills, information, documents, learning, and books on industrial relations in Vietnam as well as in the world. If these can be better connected, it will help form and also encourage a growth in, the resource of knowledge and information on industrial relations in Vietnam. This opportunity for sharing knowledge and learning will be one important contributing factor to the development of future industrial relations in Vietnam.

January 2015

  1. Validation Workshop on Labour Inspection Training Strategy

    29 January 2015

    The workshop aims to prepare the participants for the draft training strategy on labour inspection.

December 2014

  1. Training on Improving Working Conditions in Entertainment Business Settings and Dialogue Workshop on Safety and Health for Workers in Entertainment Business Settings

    29 - 30 December 2014

    The training encourages efforts of entertainment businesses in developing/enforcing workplace policies that promote safety and health, including HIV voluntary and confidential testing, care and treatment.

November 2014

  1. National Wage Conference on Viet Nam Wage Policy in the context of a market economy and economic integration

    25 - 26 November 2014

    Two-day conference aiming at promoting improved wage policy and practice in Viet Nam in the context of evolving labour market governance and deepening economic integration

October 2014

  1. Training on the Business Case for Ethical Recruitment for Recruitment Agencies

    2 - 3 October 2014

    A two-day training programme on the principles of and business case for ethical recruitment practices for recruitment agencies catering to international migrants and health professionals in particular for Philippines, India and Viet Nam recruitment agencies.

September 2014

  1. Training on the Roles and Responsibility of Government Officials in Promoting Ethical Recruitment Practices (In Viet Nam)

    29 - 30 September 2014

    A two-day training programme on the roles and responsibilities of migration relevant government officials in the promotion of ethical recruitment for migrant workers, and health professionals in particular for Philippines, India and Viet Nam migration government officials was conducted in Hanoi, Viet Nam.

  2. Training on the Business Case for Ethical Recruitment for Recruitment Agencies (In the Philippines)

    25 - 26 September 2014

    A two-day training programme on the principles of and business case for ethical recruitment practices for recruitment agencies catering to international migrants and health professionals in particular for Philippines, India and Viet Nam recruitment agencies.

  3. National Preparatory meeting for the 7th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML)

    23 September 2014

    This meeting is held in preparation for the 7th AFML in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar in 20 – 21 November.

  4. Training on the Role and Responsibility of Government Officials in Promoting Ethical Recruitment Practices (In the Philippines)

    22 - 23 September 2014

    A two-day training programme on the roles and responsibilities of migration relevant government officials in the promotion of ethical recruitment for migrant workers, and health professionals in particular for Philippines, India and Viet Nam migration government officials was conducted in the Philippines.

  5. National Tripartite Preparatory Meetings for 7th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML)

    16 September - 20 October 2014

    National Tripartite Preparatory Meetings for 7th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) from September to November 2014 was held in several ASEAN member states to take stock on progress to date and implementation of previous forums’ recommendations at the national level, to discuss the 7th AFML’s proposed theme, and to prepare recommendations for the 7th AFML. AFML Tripartite Preparatory Meeting Schedule: Philippines: 16th September 2014, Viet Nam: 23rd September 2014, Myanmar: 2nd October 2014, Cambodia: 9th October 2014,and Thailand: 20th October 2014

  6. 6th APEC Human Resources Development Ministerial Meeting

    6 September 2014

    More than 100 delegates from 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific will attend the 6th Human Resources Development Ministerial Meeting in Hanoi