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.

2018

  1. 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.

  3. Improving Working Conditions of Entertainment Workers as a Means to Strengthen HIV Prevention, Treatment and Care Programmes in Viet Nam

    1 March 2014 - 31 December 2016

    The project aims to support the ILO’s tripartite constituents – the Government, and employers and workers’ organizations in improving the working conditions of entertainment workers as a means to strengthen HIV prevention, testing, treatment and care services.

  4. Support to Development in Industrial Relations, Wage Fixing, and Labour Law Implementation Institutions and Capacity in Viet Nam

    27 September 2012 - 27 September 2016

    The project aims to put into practice the new Labour Code and Trade Union to ensure that, by 2016, Viet Nam’s minimum wage system is reformed and industrial relations institutions and mechanisms for collective bargaining and social dialogue have been improved and capacity of all stakeholders are strengthened to bring the regulations and practices into closer compliance with international labour standards.

  5. Sustainable and Responsible Tourism in Central Viet Nam

    1 January 2014 - 30 June 2016

    The project aims to address the tourism development issues of sustainable cultural resources and environment with the main focus on the rural and remote areas in Quang Nam and Thua Thien-Hue provinces.

  6. Increasing Workplace Compliance through Labour Inspection in Viet Nam

    1 January 2014 - 30 June 2016

    The project aims to help strengthen workplace compliance in Viet Nam through labour inspection, thus improve the application of the labour law. The project also complements other ILO projects in the areas of industrial relations, occupational safety and health and better work.

  7. Applying the G20 Training Strategy

    1 December 2012 - 31 May 2016

    The project is a response to interest indicated by the Russian Federation to work with the ILO in supporting the application of the G20 Training Strategy to the skills development and employment needs in a range of countries.

  8. Promoting The Rights and Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities – Employment through Legislation (PROPEL) - Phase II

    1 January 2014 - 31 March 2016

    PROPEL’s overall development objective is “Better work and employment opportunities created for men and women with disabilities, through the creation of an enabling legal and policy environment, the promotion of skills development opportunities and measures to eliminate discrimination”.

  9. Tripartite Action for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers in the ASEAN Region (ASEAN TRIANGLE project)

    1 May 2012 - 31 March 2016

    This Project focused on significantly reducing the exploitation of labour migrants in the region through increased legal and safe migration and improved labour protection. It is currently continued through TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme.

  10. Supplementation to the Occupational Safety and Health project in Hazardous Work in Viet Nam

    1 April 2015 - 31 March 2016

    This supplementation project aims to build on the outcomes of the previous phase, promote effective consultation and provide the Government with improved recommendations on policies and regulations on occupational safety and health under the Law on Occupational Safety and Health.

2015

  1. Strengthening the role of Disabled People's Organisations to advance disability rights in Vietnam

    1 April 2013 - 31 December 2015

    The project aim to strengthen the capacities and role of Disabled People's Organizations in order to promote the rights of Persons with Disabilities.

  2. Developing Design Parameters and Implementation Modalities of a Public Employment Policy for Unemployed and Underemployed People in Viet Nam

    1 January 2014 - 31 October 2015

    This is an extension of project “Enhancing income security measures and employability programmes for the unemployed and vulnerable workers in Viet Nam”

  3. Enhancing employment policies, economic stabilization and restructuring for an inclusive, effective and sustainable growth model for Viet Nam

    1 June 2013 - 31 August 2015

    The key goal of the project is to ensure macroeconomy policies are connected with each other and promote decent work. The project will provide technical assistance to identify priorities within its timeframe on the consultation and capacity strengthening for research units and policy planners.

  4. Strengthening the Capacities of Tripartite Constituents to Address Labour Issues in the Framework of the Better Work Viet Nam Programme

    1 April 2013 - 30 June 2015

    Better Work Viet Nam's overall development objective is to contribute to improving the lives of thousands of workers and their families and to increase the competitiveness of the Vietnamese garment industry

  5. Tripartite Action to Protect Migrants from Labour Exploitation (GMS TRIANGLE I)

    1 July 2010 - 29 May 2015

    Tripartite Action to Protect Migrants within and from the Greater Mekong Sub-region from Labour Exploitation (GMS TRIANGLE I) aims to significantly reduce the exploitation of labour migrants through increased legal and safe migration and improved labour protection.

2014

  1. Occupational Safety and Health in Hazardous Work in Southeast Asia

    1 January 2012 - 31 December 2014

    The project aims to address occupational safety and health (OSH) in hazardous industries in Viet Nam and Cambodia, strengthen national OSH systems in line with the on-going national OSH programmes, and improve OSH standards at workplace level.

  2. Forced Labour Action in the Asian Region Project (FLARE) - Phase 1

    2 January 2012 - 31 December 2014

    The project strengthens action against forced labour in the East and South-East Asia, building on the emerging political consensus that forced labour should not be tolerated either in the private economy and global supply chains, or in its more traditional state-imposed forms.