(VOV) - International Labour Organization (ILO) Country Director Gyorgy Sziraczki shares his views on key labour and employment issues in Vietnam in the past few years and looks ahead to the country’s near future.
(VOV) -Last week’s historic visit by General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong to Washington to meet with President Obama in the White House has ushered in a new chapter in Vietnam and US relations.
The Vietnamese Government has made efforts to reduce the rate of child labour through intensifying the education system and improving national laws in accordance with international labour standards.
(VOV) -The Prime Minister has adopted a US-financed project on enhancing the national capacity of preventing and minimizing the use of child labour.
(VOV) - Vietnamese football striker Le Cong Vinh is taking part in a campaign launched by the International Labour Organization (ILO) to prevent child labour.
(VOV) - Roughly 9.6% of the Vietnamese labour force is comprised of children aged 5-17, which is significantly less than the global average level.
(VOV) -Representatives from the Quang Nam provincial Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the International Labour Organization (ILO) met on October 21 to review an action programme to prevent and eliminate the worst forms of child labour.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has assisted the central province of Quang Nam with US$130,000 for a project to prevent child labour.
A “Red Card to Child Labour” campaign was held in Hanoi on June 12 to mark the World Day Against Child Labour, which coincides with the football World Cup in South Africa.
Two activities namely Red card for child labour and One gold –one target: Removing child labour will be organise at the Quan Ngua Sport Complex in Hanoi on June 12 to mark the World Day Against the Child Labour.
Eliminating child labour remains a challenge because authorities in many provinces and cities do not keep track of the local children’s situation, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) in coordination with the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID) and the Int’l Labour Organisation (ILO) organised a ceremony in Hanoi on March 29 for the signing of a EUR2.5 million project to help stamp out the worst forms of child labour in Vietnam.