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Enhance the connection between labour supply and demand - shorten the recruitment time in the context of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

Enhance the connection between labour supply and demand - shorten the recruitment time in the context of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

29/06/2020
An estimated 540,000 jobs have been generated in Vietnam in the first six months of this year, meeting just 36.5 percent of the set target due to the impact of the Covid -19 pandemic.  
Webinar conference between Vietnam, Switzerland discussing on labour collaboration after COVID-19

Webinar conference between Vietnam, Switzerland discussing on labour collaboration after COVID-19

24/06/2020
An online conference took place between Vietnam’s Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) and Switzerland’s Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER) on June 23rd, 2020, discussing ways to enhance the sides’ post-COVID-19 labour cooperation. In Hanoi, attending the conference were Deputy Minister Nguyen Thi Ha, Leadership representatives from the units under MOLISA and ILO Vietnam. In Switzerland, attending this online conference were Mr. Boris Zürcher - the Swiss State Secretary, Head of Labour Directorate under the Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research and Leadership of relating agencies.  
Orientation and approaches to the development of vocational education and training strategy 2021 - 2030

Orientation and approaches to the development of vocational education and training strategy 2021 - 2030

18/06/2020
Vietnam is striving to have its vocational education with the same level of ASEAN-4 countries by 2030, and reach the level of G20 countries by 2045. This is the goal set out at the seminar on the development of vocational education and training strategies in the 2021-2030 period held in Hanoi on June 16.
Startup contest for rural youngsters launched

Startup contest for rural youngsters launched

17/06/2020
A startup contest for rural youngsters was launched in Hanoi on June 15 by the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union. The contest is open for youth union members aged from 18 to 35 who have ideas and projects to set up agricultural businesses in crop cultivation, animal husbandry, fishery, forestry, processing and preservation, agro-tourism, and community-based tourism, among others.
606,000 people join voluntary social insurance in the first 5 months of 2020

606,000 people join voluntary social insurance in the first 5 months of 2020

12/06/2020
As many as 606,000 people had joined voluntary social insurance as of May 31 this year, completing half of the set target and up 26,000 compared with the figure of 2019, heard a meeting in Hanoi on June 9.
The figure of unemployment in urban areas is almost double rural areas

The figure of unemployment in urban areas is almost double rural areas

10/06/2020
Results of the census, released by the General Statistics Office (GSO) recently, indicate that up to 65.57 percent of Vietnam’s population live in rural areas but the unemployment rate among people aged 15 and above there was only 1.64 percent (1.59 percent among men and 1.69 percent among women).
ILO pledges to support Vietnam in promoting safe labour migration

ILO pledges to support Vietnam in promoting safe labour migration

10/06/2020
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) said on June 10 it welcomed Vietnam’s efforts to improve the legal system to ensure safer labour migration and more benefits for migrant workers.
National Assembly ratifies Vietnam’s membership of ILO convention against forced labour

National Assembly ratifies Vietnam’s membership of ILO convention against forced labour

09/06/2020
The 14th National Asembly (NA) adopted a resolution ratifying Vietnam’s membership of the International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, with 94.82 percent of votes during the ongoing ninth sitting on June 8.