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.


  1. Occupational Safety and Health in Hazardous Work in Viet Nam

    1 January 2012 - 31 December 2014

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

  2. ASEAN-ILO/Japan Industrial Relations Project

    28 October 2008 - 31 December 2014

    Implemented jointly by the ASEAN Secretariat and the ILO, this project aims to improve industrial relations in the ASEAN countries.

  3. Promoting Decent Work Across Borders: A Project for Migrant Health Professionals and Skilled Workers

    1 February 2011 - 30 November 2014

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), with funding support from the European Union (EU), implements a programme called Promoting Decent Work Across Borders: A Project for Migrant Health Professionals and Skilled Workers.

  4. Awareness raising to support the effective implementation of workplace sexual harassment provisions in the Labour Code.

    1 June 2013 - 31 July 2014

    This project aim to promote gender equality and decent work opportunities in safe and dignified working environments


  1. Strengthening of Inland Tourism in Quang Nam

    1 March 2011 - 31 December 2013

    The project will develop a replicable and sustainable approach that contributes to gender sensitive pro-poor and pro-jobs tourism development in Vietnam. The emphasis will be on young men and women, but not excluding other groups. The approach will be developed and tested in Quang Nam Province.

  2. Project of Support to the National Time-Bound Programme on the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL)

    1 January 2009 - 7 December 2013

    This project contributes to the prevention and progressive elimination of child labour in Viet Nam through supporting the national time bound programme on elimination of the worst forms of child labour.


  1. Joint Programme on Gender Equality

    1 January 2009 - 31 December 2012

    This project is funded by the Spanish Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund and works to improve the capacity of relevant national and provincial authorities and institutions in the area of gender equality.


  1. Promoting Women’s Entrepreneurship Development and Gender Equality (WEDGE)

    1 January 2008 - 31 December 2011

    Contributes to the creation of greater opportunities for low-income women and their families to secure decent employment and income through women’s enterprise development.

  2. Youth Employment through Local Economic Development in Quang Nam Province

    1 January 2010 - 31 December 2011

    The objective of this project is to improve the employability and employment opportunities for young women and men by upgrading skills and improving job opportunities in through enhanced business enabling environment, business development services and overall market access in Quang Nam.

  3. Promoting the Employability and Employment of People with Disabilities through Effective Legislation (PEPDEL); and Promoting Decent Work for People with Disabilities through a Disability Inclusion Support Service (INCLUDE)

    1 January 2008 - 31 December 2011

    Works to create greater opportunities for women and men, including people with disabilities, to secure decent work and income.

  4. Joint Programme on Green Production and Trade to Increase Income and Employment Opportunities for the Rural Poor

    1 January 2010 - 31 December 2011

    The objective of this project is to develop better integrated, pro-poor, and environmentally sustainable ‘green’ value chains, enabling poor growers, collectors and producers to improve their products and link to more profitable markets. The targeted sector is handicrafts and small scale furniture, focusing on 4 value chains: bamboo and rattan, sericulture; sea grass; lacquer ware; and handmade paper.

  5. Support to Industrial Relations and Labour Code Reform in Vietnam

    1 January 2010 - 31 December 2011

    The ILO works in partnership with the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL), Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Vietnam Cooperation Alliance (VCA), and National Assembly, to support industrial relations and labour code reform in Viet Nam.

  6. Microfinance Support Programme Viet Nam

    1 January 2010 - 31 December 2011

    This project is funded by Cordaid and promotes low income household's access to microfinance services, including savings facilities and microinsurance.

  7. Effective Implementation of National OSH Programme for Improving Safety and Health at the Workplace in Viet Nam

    1 January 2009 - 1 December 2011

    The project contributes to implementing Decent Work Country Programmes (DWCP) and National OSH Programme through realization of safe and healthy workplaces and communities, and productive workplace environment in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and poverty reduction in the community level. The project is implemented in cooperation with WHO to promote One-UN Policy.


  1. Labour Market Information Project "Better Information for Creating Jobs and Developing Skills in Viet Nam"

    1 January 2008 - 1 December 2010

    Supports the design and development of a labour market information system in key provinces, to improve the institutional capacity for human resources development planning, and to support the improved quality and relevance of skills training.