Events and meetings
Inception meeting of the "CSR Think-Tank" for CSR promotion in the seafood supply chains in Viet Nam
20 February 2020
Approximately 30 people will attend an inception meeting of "CSR Think-Tank" on 20 Feburary 2020 in Hanoi. The Think-Tank, composed of 14 members and initiated within the RSCA project, will be working as a task force to provide advisory contribution to the Department of Fisheries (D-FISH, MARD) in the strategizing and policy making for promoting CSR/RBC in seafood supply chains in Viet Nam for sustainable trade and development of the sector. The event will be witnessed by representatives from EU Delegation, EUROCHAM Viet Nam and ILO Hanoi.
Technical workshop "CSR implementation at enterprises - role and engagement of the workers" for policy makers
13 - 14 February 2020
Representatives of DOLISAs, FOLs and provicial affiliates of Viet Nam Cooperative Alliance from 10 provinces and cities from Central Coastal and Mekong Delta regions, together with wood and seafood associations, representatives from EU Delegation to Viet Nam (Trade and Economic Affairs section) and EUROCHAM Viet Nam, will participate in 2-day workshop from 13-14 February 2020 in Can Tho City. Key topic of discussion will be the role of the workers in implementing ILO's CSR agenda and how they can effectively engage in this process. The workshop is co-organized within the RSCA (ILO) project by ILO Hanoi and the Viet Nam General Confederation of Labour, aiming to advocacy to the process of ratification of EVFTA by the EU Parliament and the Viet Nam National Assembly which to take place this year.
Review workshop on the national campaign on better compliance in woodwork sector in 2019
1 - 7 February 2020
MOLISA Inspectorate will organize a Review Workshop in February 2020 to review the national campaign on ''Enhancing the compliance with labour law of wood work sector enterprises in the whole country''.
Upcoming publication of National Child Labour Survey (NCLS) 2018
1 January 2020
The findings of the NCLS 2018 (the second of its kind in Vietnam) are expected to be published early next year. The new survey will provide up to date information on the extent, characteristics and determinants of child labour in Viet Nam, and findings will guide the development of future strategies and interventions to prevent and reduce child labour in the country. With ILO technical support, the statistical data collection was led by GSO, and the report is being prepared by the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs (ILSSA).
ENHANCE project to develop child labour free certification scheme
1 January - 30 April 2020
The ENHANCE project will support the development of an internationally recognized and credible child labour free certification scheme for enterprises to apply to products produced in Vietnam. The scheme will be piloted through the project’s current livelihood interventions in An Giang and Hanoi in partnership with the Viet Nam Handicraft exporters Association (Vietcraft) and Vietnam Rural Industries Research and Development Institute (VIRI).
ENHANCE Project Endline Survey
30 December 2019 - 29 February 2020
As the ENHANCE project nears its end, an endline survey will be undertaken to assess the overall contribution of the project to the prevention and elimination of child labour in Vietnam.
Replication and roll out of SCREAM for child labour prevention activities
9 December 2019 - 30 April 2020
SCREAM (Supporting Children's Rights through Education, the Arts and the Media) is an educational programme designed to raise awareness among young people about children’s rights, with a focus on child labour. After revising and adapting the SCREAM package to a Vietnamese context, the ENHANCE project has been supporting SCREAM training for officials from DOLISA and DOET at 3 project sites. Due to the success of these events, plans to replicate and conduct SCREAM activities in schools and communities across the country have been integrated into upcoming implementation agreements with the Department of Child Affairs (DCA).
Labour Forum – "Future of work: The Choice of Viet Nam"
27 November 2019
The ILO, tripartite partners (government, worker's and employer's organization) and other key stakeholders will gather in Hanoi to assess achievements, discuss challenges and brainstorm on a range of policy solutions leading to the future of work Vietnam wants to achieve.
SCORE training for suppliers in garment and furniture industry
27 - 28 November 2019
Regional Training on Actuarial Analysis for Social Health Insurance Benefits
4 - 8 November 2019
Viet Nam Social Security, ILO Viet Nam and the International Training Center are co-organizing a Regional Training on Actuarial Analysis for Social Health Insurance Benefits on 4-8 November 2019 in Hanoi. The training is expected to address the needs to improve the national technical expertise in actuarial analysis for health insurance benefits and to promote exchanges across stakeholders the countries in South East Asia.
SCORE Vietnam continues its support for the national enterprise consultant network
12 - 13 October 2019
This activity was part of the support of ILO is SCORE programme for the Assistant Center for Small and Medium Enterprises in North Viet Nam on the future establishment of the national enterprise consultant network.
Media workshop on EVFTA, ILO fundamental conventions and Labour Code revision
27 - 28 September 2019
The event is coorganized by ILO and Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in Da Nang City on 27-28 August 2019.
National training of trainers (tot) on the package “Understanding about child labour”
23 - 26 September 2019
National Experience Sharing workshop of the project “Technical Support for Enhancing the National Capacity to Prevent and Reduce Child Labour in Vietnam (ENHANCE)”
12 - 13 September 2019
5th Regional Skills Technical Working Group Meeting - Enhancing Human Resources Development in ASEAN, Progress of MRA and MRS
11 - 12 September 2019
Building national capacity in child labour data analysis and report writing
10 - 12 September 2019
Workshop on industrial zone trade union champion network in the North and the South
10 September 2019
Fifth Technical Meeting of Focal Specialists on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN
27 - 28 August 2019
This meeting discusses international labour migration data statistics and brings together representatives from national governments, the ASEAN Secretariat, ASEAN Statistics, and ILO.
Workshop on Reintegration Programmes for Returning Migrant Workers
27 - 28 August 2019
This workshop will enable knowledge-sharing and collaboration on return and reintegration good practices for the ASEAN region, promote cooperation on bilateral and regional levels, and facilitate the development of the ASEAN Guidelines on Effective Return and Reintegration
ILO 100 years – Journey for Social Justice: "Shared ideals of Ho Chi Minh and ILO towards decent work for all”
27 August 2019