Projects

The ILO Country Office for Viet Nam operates a wide range of programmes and projects. Details of each programme and project can be found below.

2027

  1. TRIANGLE in ASEAN

    1 November 2015 - 30 November 2027

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN delivers technical assistance and support with the overall goal of maximizing the contribution of labour migration to equitable, inclusive and stable growth in ASEAN.

  2. TRIANGLE in ASEAN – Viet Nam

    31 October 2015 - 29 November 2027

    The ILO TRIANGLE in ASEAN is a partnership between the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the Global Affairs Canada (GAC), and the International Labour Organization (ILO). TRIANGLE in ASEAN delivers technical assistance and support with the overall goal of maximizing the contribution of labour migration to equitable, inclusive and stable growth in ASEAN.

2025

  1. Support to the state management agencies of labour’s role as mediator and promoter of collective bargaining and social dialogue (NIRS Canada)

    16 March 2020 - 15 March 2025

2024

  1. Technical Support for Enhancing the National Capacity to Prevent and Reduce Child Labour in Viet Nam (ENHANCE)

    1 January 2015 - 30 June 2024

    This project contributes to the prevention and progressive elimination of child labour in Viet Nam through supporting the National Plan of Action on the Prevention and Reduction of Child Labour.

  2. Promoting and Building Social Protection in Asia (Viet Nam - 4th phase)

    15 March 2021 - 28 February 2024

    The project builds on the achievements made by the ILO/Japan project on 'promoting and building social protection in Asia (3rd phase): Extending social security coverage in ASEAN (2016 – 2019)' as well as other development cooperation projects.

2023

  1. Improved Compliance and Dialogue in Global Supply Chains in Viet Nam

    1 June 2021 - 1 June 2023

    The project aims to support national partners in Viet Nam to further ensure the compliance with labour laws and meaningful sectoral and enterprise level dialogues for sustainable development of garment and electronics industries.

  2. Sustainable supply chains to build forward better – Project linked to electronics manufacturing in Viet Nam

    1 January 2021 - 31 March 2023

  3. Making Just Transition Work through Stronger Workers’ Organizations in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries

    1 February 2022 - 28 February 2023

    The project aims to improve the technical knowledge, managerial capacity and policy influence of workers’ organizations in Malaysia and Viet Nam.

  4. Improving Safety and Health in the Coffee Supply Chain in Viet Nam (Vison Zero Fund Viet Nam)

    1 November 2020 - 28 February 2023

2022

  1. ILO-Irish Aid Inclusive Growth, Social Protection and Jobs Programme (Viet Nam Component)

    1 December 2016 - 31 December 2022

  2. Trade for Decent Work Project

    1 January 2019 - 31 December 2022

    The project supports the effective implementation of the Trade and Sustainable Development Chapter of the EU- Viet Nam free trade agreement (EVFTA), contributing to sustainable global trade with social justice. It is part of the global project “Trade for Decent Work” supporting a number of target countries, including Viet Nam.

  3. Trade for Decent Work Project

    1 January 2019 - 31 December 2022

    The project aims at improving the application of the ILO fundamental Conventions in EU trading partner countries through improved labour relations and working conditions.

  4. Support to the Extension of Social Health Protection in South-East Asia

    1 September 2017 - 30 April 2022

    The Project has for overall goal to help more women and men in Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar and Viet Nam access adequate social health protection, under the overall umbrella of national strategies toward UHC and the global development agenda including ILO's Flagship Programme on Social Protection Floors.

  5. Developing a New Industrial Relations Framework in Respect of the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (NIRF/USDOL project)

    1 October 2016 - 30 April 2022

2021

  1. Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE)

    1 June 2011 - 31 December 2021

    SCORE is a practical training and workplace improvement programme to increase the productivity of small and medium-sized enterprises while promoting respect for workers’ rights.

  2. Responsible Supply Chains in Asia - Viet Nam

    5 December 2017 - 31 July 2021

    The Responsible Supply Chains in Asia programme aims to promote responsible business practices into the operations of multinational companies and their supply chains. Active in six Asian countries, the programme in the Vietnam is working to enhance respect for labour rights and environmental standards among multinational enterprises with supply chains in wood processing and seafood/aquaculture industries. This project is co-funded by the European Union and the ILO under the EU’s Partnership Instrument.

2020

  1. Improving the Representative Role of Trade Unions and Employers in the New Industrial Relation Framework (NIRF/Japan Project)

    1 October 2016 - 31 December 2020

    The Project's overall goal is to build the legal and institutional foundations for a new industrial relations framework based on 1998 ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, with a special focus on Convention 87 on Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise and Convention 98 on Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining, and in full consideration of national contexts effectively established in Viet Nam.

  2. Promoting New Industrial Relations Framework in Vietnam

    27 September 2016 - 30 March 2020

2019

  1. FIRST (Fair international recruitment against slavery and trafficking) Project

    1 December 2018 - 31 December 2019

    The FIRST project is an exploratory project that will develop and test strategies and tools to reduce instances of exploitative working conditions, particularly forced labour and debt bondage, experienced by Vietnamese women and men migrant workers.

  2. Enhancing implementation of SDG Decent Work targets and indicators in Viet Nam

    1 November 2017 - 31 December 2019

    The project “Enhancing implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Decent Work targets and indicators in Viet Nam” supports the development, implementation and monitoring of labour and employment related SDG targets and indicators in Viet Nam.