EP officials hail Vietnam’s readiness for EVFTA, IPA Business

EP officials hail Vietnam’s readiness for EVFTA, IPA

Chairman of the European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) Bernd Lange and INTA Vice Chairman Jan Zahradil highly evaluated Vietnam’s readiness and meticulous preparations for the approval of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) during a working trip to Vietnam from October 28-31.
Vietnam links trade development with social security: minister Society

Vietnam links trade development with social security: minister

Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung affirmed Vietnam’s efforts to link trade development with ensuring social security while meeting a delegation of the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade in Hanoi on October 31.
Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights Politics

Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights

A Vietnamese delegation led by Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy has been active in discussions on social development, the advancement of women, children’s rights, drug control and crime prevention during a meeting of the UN Third Committee which is underway in New York.
ILO pledges to help Vietnam improve labour, social welfare policies Politics

ILO pledges to help Vietnam improve labour, social welfare policies

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) will continue to assist Vietnam in improving its labour and social welfare policies and dealing with emerging challenges as the country is in the process of transition to a market economy and international integration, ILO Deputy Director-General Deborah Greenfield has said.
Party official receives ILO Country Director Politics

Party official receives ILO Country Director

Nguyen Van Binh, Politburo member and head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission, hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 19 for Chang-Hee Lee, Country Director of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Vietnam.
Policy dialogue on child labour towards supply chain transparency Society

Policy dialogue on child labour towards supply chain transparency

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) held a policy dialogue in Ho Chi Minh City on August 6, discussing international standards on child labour towards supply chain transparency amid global integration.
Vietnam-ILO programme helps create sustainable employment Society

Vietnam-ILO programme helps create sustainable employment

The national cooperation programme signed between Vietnam and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in December 2017 has created sustainable employment and business opportunities for employees and employers, heard a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 30.
High-level Swiss delegation visits garment factory in Dong Nai Society

High-level Swiss delegation visits garment factory in Dong Nai

A high-level Swiss delegation toured a garment factory in the southern province of Dong Nai on July 12 to assess positive changes in working conditions and competitiveness of the country’s leading export industry and the fruits of the partnership between the Swiss government, Better Work programme and Vietnamese industry.