The Meeting for the Development of the Workplan to Implement the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) - Malaysia Trade Union Congress (MTUC) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

The MOU aims on increasing protection of Vietnamese migrant workers in Malaysia

The MOU covers a range of important issues including an agreement to develop a join detailed work plan and conduct a joint awareness raising campaign on labour migration. The MOU also include references to engaging in joint dialogues to promote the ratification of relevant ILO conventions, raising concerns of migrant workers to the authorities and policy-makers, and addressing occupational safety and health issues, particularly in hazardous sectors.


Women and men migrant workers from Viet Nam are better protected and have access to decent work opportunities in Malaysia through increased and improved trade union collaboration.


A detailed plan of action for the 2017-2018 is developed and agreed upon. Plan of Action 2017-2018 and nomination letters of focal units with clear responsibility and tasks are signed by both parties.

For further information please contact:

Ms Nguyen Thi Mai Thuy
National Project Coordinator
ILO Country Office for Viet Nam
Tel.: +84 4 37340902 Ext 306