Society

Office helps ensure safe migration for workers

The pilot Migrant Resource Centre (MRC), supported by International Organisation for Migration, has become a reliable provider of useful information on overseas labour markets and helped improve legal and safe migration for Vietnamese labourers.
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.
World

ILO meeting taps way for better ASEAN integration

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is hosting a high-level meeting in Bali , Indonesia on November 7-8 to address challenges that may be encountered by ASEAN employers in preparation for the ASEAN integration in 2015.
Politics

President receives Russia’s First Deputy PM

President Truong Tan Sang hosted a reception in Hanoi on October 16 for Russia’s First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, who is here to attend the 16th session of the Vietnam-Russia Intergovernmental Committee for Economic, Commercial, Scientific and Technological Cooperation.
Society

Campaign to promote safe migration

Responding to International Migrants Day (December 18), the Vietnamese Government, in partnership with the United Nations in Vietnam, has launched a campaign to promote safe labour migration.
Migrant resource centre opens in Hanoi Society

Migrant resource centre opens in Hanoi

A migrant resource centre (MRC) opened in Hanoi on May 29 as part of a cooperative programme between Vietnam ’s Department of Overseas Labour (DoLAB) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
World

Vietnam attends ASEAN labour ministers meeting

Minister of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the 22 nd ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting which took place in the Cambodia capital city of Phnom Penh on May 10.
Society

New centre to support Vietnamese migrants

The Department of Overseas Labour and the International Organisation for Migration have signed a project agreement to establish a Migrant Resource Centre in order to promote safe and sustanable labour migration from Vietnam.
PM talks labour, migration in Geneva Politics

PM talks labour, migration in Geneva

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on January 26 received the leaders of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the UN Office in Geneva.
Society

Vietnam to join in GMS human resource development

Vietnam will take part in a technical assistance project to support the implementation of the Greater Mekong Sub-region Human Resource Development Strategic Framework and Action Plan, the Government Office announced on August 6.