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ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

Migrant workers face looming obstacles

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Migrant workers face looming obstacles

ASEAN countries receive up to 2 million migrant workers annually. In the process of migration, Vietnamese workers face barriers such as social security or foreign workers quota.

How ASEAN integration affects labour migration in Vietnam

Society

How ASEAN integration affects labour migration in Vietnam

Vietnam is well positioned to benefit from ASEAN Economic Community integration, but economic integration could mean movements of workers both in and out of the country. Sally Barber and Max Tunon, International Labour Organization, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, analyse the issue.

Enhancing legal assistance to migrant workers

Society

Enhancing legal assistance to migrant workers

A national symposium was held in Hanoi on December 17, aiming to improve Vietnam’s capacity in the implementation of national and ASEAN initiatives strengthening protection for migrant workers via legal assistance systems.

Hanoi hosts third ASEAN forum on migrant labour

Society

Hanoi hosts third ASEAN forum on migrant labour

Increasing sustainable jobs for migrant workers through information services and promoting safe and legal migration through training programmes were issues tabled for discussion on the first day of the third ASEAN forum on migrant labour in Hanoi .