The ILO Country Office for Viet Nam publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, and videos relevant to Viet Nam. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Library in Hanoi.


  1. We Need to Have a Conversation

    13 September 2019

    This comic book shows that many workers still suffer from discrimination in the world of work. Combating discrimination is an essential part of promoting decent work for all.

  2. Workers’ Guide to Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation (No. 205)

    28 August 2019

    Through this Workers’ Guide, the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) provides information and guidance on how trade unions can ensure the implementation of this new global tool to their advantage. It is intended to serve as a valuable reference to workers’ organizations on the provisions of Recommendation No. 205.

  3. ILO 100 Years – Journey for Social Justice

    23 August 2019

    "Shared ideals of Ho Chi Minh and ILO towards decent work for all"

  4. Applying the G20 Training Strategy (Phase 2) Project brochure

    22 August 2019

  5. ILO-Irish Aid Inclusive Growth, Social Protection and Jobs (Viet Nam Component) Project flyer

    22 August 2019

    Key information on the 'Inclusive Growth, Social Protection and Jobs' project funded by Irish Aid

  6. Improving women’s access to old-age pensions, Cambodia and Vietnam

    22 August 2019

    Cambodia and Viet Nam are making huge efforts to improve social protection during old age, but more needs to be done to include women and design gender-responsive social protection systems that are fair and sustainable

  7. Regional Planning Meeting for Promoting ASEAN Women Migrant Workers’ Rights through Organizing

    21 August 2019

    The report centres women migrant workers' freedom of association and collective bargaining, identifies the challenges to their organizing, and puts forward recommendations to strengthen women migrant workers' leadership and participation in labour organizations.

  8. Changing Attitudes and Behaviour Towards Women Migrant Workers in ASEAN: Technical Regional Meeting

    21 August 2019

    This report sets out key areas of learning from the meeting, analyses why communication can be an effective tool for changing attitudes and behaviours, and explores some tools and approaches used to enhance communication for behavioural change.

  9. Collective Bargaining in Viet Nam

    15 August 2019

  10. Dispute Resolution in Viet Nam – A Rapid Diagnosis

    15 August 2019

    This working paper analyses the policies, practices, and the viewpoints of actors, on dispute settlement in Viet Nam. The paper refers to relevant international labour standards of the ILO and draws on good practices from other countries in the Asia-Pacific region in order to shape recommendations that are suited to Viet Nam’s current context and its future development. The research for this paper was carried out through a collaboration between the ILO New Industrial Relations Project (funded by the USDOL) and the Department of Industrial Relations and Wages of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

  11. Bulletin: Trade Union Reform for Workers' Rights and Interests No.5, Quarter II/2019

    01 August 2019

  12. Decent Work in the Sustainable Development Goals

    17 July 2019

    Five reasons Decent Work is a priority of the Sustainable Development Goals

  13. Report assessment of mass media communication of child labour in Viet Nam

    07 July 2019

  14. TRIANGLE in ASEAN Quarterly Briefing Notes

    02 July 2019

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN works with labour ministries, workers' and employers' organizations, recruitment agency associations, civil society organizations in six countries in ASEAN; Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Below Quarterly Briefing Notes give an update on our work during the previous quarter.

  15. Organizing Informal Workers into Trade Unions-A trade union guide

    19 June 2019

    The aim of this document is to offer practical guidance on how to address six institutional challenges in organizing the informal economy into trade unions. The guide relies on practical and important lessons on how to integrate the diverse group of informal economy workers and operators into the formal structures of the trade union movement. It also addresses the benefits and the challenges of organizing informal economy workers, and hereby enacts and supports the implementation of Recommendation No. 204.

  16. Brochure on Multi-Employer Collective Bargaining Agreement in Da Nang

    23 May 2019

  17. The business case for change: Viet Nam snapshot

    23 May 2019

  18. What’s new with draft revised Labour Code?

    14 May 2019

    Here are the highlights of the changes in the revised Labour Code draft which was published in April 2019.

  19. Bulletin: Trade Union Reform for Workers' Rights and Interests No.4, Quarter I/2019

    26 April 2019

  20. ENHANCE project Newsletter, Fourth Edition, March 2019

    21 March 2019