Projects

The ILO Country Office for Viet Nam operates a wide range of programmes and projects. Details of each programme and project can be found below.

2025

  1. TRIANGLE in ASEAN – Viet Nam

    1 November 2015 - 31 October 2025

    The ILO TRIANGLE in ASEAN is a partnership between the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the Global Affairs Canada (GAC), and the International Labour Organization (ILO). TRIANGLE in ASEAN delivers technical assistance and support with the overall goal of maximizing the contribution of labour migration to equitable, inclusive and stable growth in ASEAN.

  2. TRIANGLE in ASEAN

    1 November 2015 - 31 October 2025

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN delivers technical assistance and support with the overall goal of maximizing the contribution of labour migration to equitable, inclusive and stable growth in ASEAN.

2021

  1. Developing a New Industrial Relations Framework in Respect of the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (NIRF/USDOL project)

    1 October 2016 - 30 September 2021

2020

  1. Responsible Supply Chains in Asia - Vietnam

    5 December 2017 - 14 December 2020

    The Responsible Supply Chains in Asia programme aims to promote responsible business practices into the operations of multinational companies and their supply chains. Active in six Asian countries, the programme in the Vietnam is working to enhance respect for labour rights and environmental standards among multinational enterprises with supply chains in wood processing and seafood/aquaculture industries. This project is co-funded by the European Union and the ILO under the EU’s Partnership Instrument.

  2. Promoting New Industrial Relations Framework in Vietnam

    27 September 2016 - 30 March 2020

2019

  1. Enhancing implementation of SDG Decent Work targets and indicators in Viet Nam

    1 November 2017 - 31 December 2019

    The project “Enhancing implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Decent Work targets and indicators in Viet Nam” supports the development, implementation and monitoring of labour and employment related SDG targets and indicators in Viet Nam.

  2. Improving the Representative Role of Trade Unions and Employers in the New Industrial Relation Framework (NIRF/Japan Project)

    1 October 2016 - 31 December 2019

    The Project's overall goal is to build the legal and institutional foundations for a new industrial relations framework based on 1998 ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, with a special focus on Convention 87 on Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise and Convention 98 on Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining, and in full consideration of national contexts effectively established in Viet Nam.

  3. Technical Support for Enhancing the National Capacity to Prevent and Reduce Child Labour in Viet Nam (ENHANCE)

    1 January 2015 - 31 December 2019

    This project contributes to the prevention and progressive elimination of child labour in Viet Nam through supporting the National Plan of Action on the Prevention and Reduction of Child Labour.

  4. Applying the G20 Training Strategy (Phase 2)

    1 December 2016 - 29 November 2019

  5. Support to Build Capacity for Improving National Industrial Relations Database for Evidence-based Policy-making (NIRF/Canada Project)

    1 March 2017 - 30 September 2019

    The Project's overall goal is to make better informed, evidence-based IR policy decisions through improved industrial relations data collection, dissemination and analysis for the Government of Viet Nam together with social partners.

  6. Promoting and building social protection in Asia (3rd phase): Extending social security coverage in ASEAN

    1 March 2016 - 31 March 2019

    Building on the achievements of the past two phases of the ILO/Japan Project on Promoting and Building Social Protection in Asia (2011-2013 and 2014-2016), and the solid partnership with ASEAN Member States, a third phase of the Project is here proposed, as a component too of the ILO’s Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for all.

2018

  1. Promoting ILO fundamental conventions towards ratification of Conventions 87, 98, 105, and actions to eliminate discrimination and forced labour in Viet Nam (NIRF/EU Project)

    27 September 2016 - 31 December 2018

    The project aims to contribute to sustainable and inclusive economic growth of Viet Nam by enhancing the existing legislative framework through the better application and implementation of international labour standards consistent with the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.

  2. Building a generation of safe and healthy workers - SafeYouth@Work

    1 December 2014 - 18 December 2018

    The global project of which Viet Nam is a pilot country seeks to make workplace safer and healthier for young workers, aged 15-24 years, and to promote a culture of prevention on occupational safety and health.

  3. Youth 4 OSH: OSH for Young Workers and Young Employers in Global Supply Chains —Building a Culture of Prevention

    1 January 2017 - 31 July 2018

    The project seeks to reduce workplace injuries, fatalities, and occupational diseases through increased preventative safety actions by young workers and young employers in Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines and Viet Nam.

  4. More and Better Jobs Through Socially Responsible Labour Practices in Viet Nam

    1 August 2015 - 30 June 2018

    The project will help to encourage multinational enterprises to contribute positively to economic and social development through socially responsible labour practices in Viet Nam, with a special focus on the electronic sector.

  5. Formalization of the informal sector

    1 May 2016 - 30 April 2018

    The project aims to improve the protection of informal workers working in precarious conditions and vulnerable to external shocks.

2017

  1. Supporting to Viet Nam’s Public Employment Policy (from Policy to Implementation)

    1 July 2015 - 31 December 2017

    This project aims for Viet Nam to develop an effective Public Employment Policy (PEP) by the end of 2017 that provides income earning opportunities for income-poor and disadvantaged groups.

  2. Better Work Viet Nam

    1 January 2009 - 31 December 2017

    This project offers sustainable solutions to the challenges of improving labour standards in global supply chains. It brings together government, employers, workers and international buyers to improve labour standards and competitiveness in Viet Nam's apparel industry.

2016

  1. Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE)

    1 June 2011 - 31 December 2016

    SCORE is a practical training and workplace improvement programme to increase the productivity of small and medium-sized enterprises while promoting respect for workers’ rights.

  2. Strengthening the Performance of the Social Insurance System in Viet Nam through Improved Legislation and Legal Framework for Social Insurance (Phase 2)

    1 January 2015 - 31 December 2016

    The project aims to help strengthen the quality and performance of the legislation and legal framework for social insurance in Viet Nam, thus improve the performance of the country’s social insurance system and contribute to the national economic development and social security.