(VOV) - Vietnamese and Malaysian trade union leaders on March 16 agreed to co-operate to protect the former’s workers in Malaysia – one of the top four destination countries for Vietnamese working migrants.
The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) has strongly condemned China’s violent acts targeting Vietnamese fishermen within the waters of Vietnam, at the 103rd International Labour Conference of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Geneva.
Vietnam strongly supports initiatives set by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in building an agenda for fair migration to ensure legitimate rights of labourers, said Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen.
A five-year regional project to fight human trafficking across Southeast Asia was launched in Hanoi on May 13 by the United Nations Action for Cooperation against Trafficking in Persons (UN-ACT).
The Human Rights Watch’s recent report on forced labour and abuses in drug detention centres in Vietnam is groundless and distorts the reality in Vietnam with bad intention, the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nguyen Phuong Nga said in Hanoi on September 9.
A Code of Conduct for labour exporters, announced in Hanoi on July 15, calls on target businesses to ensure the safe and convenient return of guest workers, especially females, after their labour contracts expire.
A seminar themed “Raising awareness about compulsory labour” was held in Hanoi on December 3-4 by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the Hanoi Office of the International Labour Organsation (ILO).