Publications

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.

2021

  1. Extending social health protection: Accelerating progress towards Universal Health Coverage in Asia and the Pacific

    07 December 2021

    This regional report documents and analyses country experiences and lessons on the extension of social health protection coverage in the Asia and the Pacific region. It provides a detailed account of progress made, challenges encountered and remaining coverage gaps, and explores their root causes.

  2. COVID-19 and employment in the tourism sector in the Asia–Pacific region

    18 November 2021

    A brief from the ILO highlights COVID-19 impacts on tourism employment in Asia and the Pacific that have left the sector reeling from job losses, deterioration in work quality and shifts towards increased informality.

  3. TRIANGLE in ASEAN Quarterly Briefing Notes

    01 November 2021

    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.

  4. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 8th edition

    27 October 2021

    The report gives a global overview of how countries are grappling with the recovery, eighteen months into the crisis. Based on new data, it provides a detailed picture of the different recovery trends between developed and developing countries. It also analyzes the impact of vaccination rates on labour market by region, and the distortions the COVID-19 crisis is having on productivity and enterprises.

  5. Country Gender Equality Profile – Viet Nam 2021: Executive summary

    26 October 2021

    The joint publication developed by UNWOMEN in Viet Nam, ILO Viet Nam, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Australian Embassy, Hanoi, and the Asian Development Bank is the first comprehensive gender profile of Viet Nam.

  6. Country Gender Equality Profile – Viet Nam 2021

    26 October 2021

    The joint publication developed by UNWOMEN in Viet Nam, ILO Viet Nam, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Australian Embassy, Hanoi, and the Asian Development Bank is the first comprehensive gender profile of Viet Nam.

  7. Country Programme Review Viet Nam Decent Work Country Programme 2017–2021

    14 October 2021

  8. Encouraging enterprises to transition from informal to formal

    22 September 2021

    Lessons for Viet Nam from the international experience

  9. Informal employment in Viet Nam: Trends and determinants

    17 September 2021

  10. Adapting social insurance to women’s life courses: A gender impact assessment of Viet Nam

    17 September 2021

    This comprehensive report was developed by the ILO in partnership with the Viet Nam Women’s Union. This report provides an overview of the gender gaps in social protection outcomes, particularly pensions, arising from labour market inequalities and suboptimal social insurance regulations. The assessment makes key recommendations for increasing adequacy and narrowing down gender gaps in coverage and benefits.

  11. ILO Constitution

    08 September 2021

    The different ILO bodies, the functioning of the General Conference, and the adoption and application of international labour standards are governed by the Constitution.

  12. World Social Protection Report 2020-22: Social protection at the crossroads – in pursuit of a better future

    01 September 2021

    This ILO flagship report provides a global overview of recent developments in social protection systems, including social protection floors, and covers the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  13. Implementation of recommendations from the 3rd to 12th ASEAN Forums on Migrant Labour (AFML)

    18 August 2021

    Progress review background paper for the 13th AFML

  14. Supporting migrant workers during the pandemic for a cohesive and responsive ASEAN Community

    18 August 2021

    Thematic background paper for the 13th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

  15. Highlights of the G20 project in Viet Nam

    16 August 2021

  16. Ten lessons from enterprises operating under the “3 on-site” scheme during Viet Nam’s 4th COVID-19 outbreak

    05 August 2021

  17. Gender gaps in the social insurance system

    05 August 2021

    This policy brief is number 1 in a series of technical notes based on the report Adapting social insurance to women’s life courses: A gender impact assessment of Viet Nam. It was prepared by the ILO Social Protection team in Viet Nam as an input to the revision of the 2014 Social Insurance Law. The draft benefited from comments from the Policy and Legal Department of the Viet Nam Women’s Union.

  18. Policy recommendations: Increasing gender equality in social insurance pensions in Viet Nam

    05 August 2021

    This policy brief is number 2 in a series of technical notes based on the report Adapting social insurance to women’s life courses: A gender impact assessment of Viet Nam. It was prepared by the ILO Social Protection team in Viet Nam as an input to the ongoing process of revision of the 2014 Social Insurance Law. The draft benefited from comments from the Policy and Legal Department of the Viet Nam Women’s Union.

  19. Get prepared career readiness – Recommendations for Vietnamese high school and tertiary students

    13 July 2021

    In 2021, ILO cooperated with Song An Career Development Social Enterprise and Professor Col McCowan to conduct a survey with more than 1500 high school and tertiary students with the aim to evaluate the different stages of their career development mindset for the completion of the Career Education and Development Scales (CEDS) for Viet Nam. The recommendations are extracted from the original report based on the survey results.

  20. Normative Stock-taking for Decent Work in Viet Nam

    06 July 2021

    This report sets out the context for engaging the ILO’s tripartite constituents – the Government of Viet Nam, employers’ and workers organizations – and development partners and stakeholders in deciding decent work priorities that are well informed and anchored in the use and application of international standards.