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Enhancing the cooperation with International Labour Organization ILO


Within the framework of the Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh's business trip to attend the ASEAN-US Special Summit and work in the US and the United Nations, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung had a meeting and working with Mr. Kevin Cassidy, Director of International Labour Organization (ILO) at Washington DC. 

At the meeting, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung reaffirmed the commitment of Vietnam as a responsible member of ILO, always respect, promote and implement the basic principles of ILO. The Minister highly appreciated and expressed the agreement of Vietnam with the initiatives of ILO on the future work in the context of the world has faced to the challenges of climate change, ageing population and the rapid change of technology.
Sharing the development of Vietnam on labour law in accordance with the international organization standards, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung informed on the close cooperation relationship between MOLISA and the tripartite organization of Vietnam with ILO office in Hanoi in the work of implementing many projects of technical support such as prevention, reduction of child labour, promoting the framework of labour relations. Especially, according to the Minister, the National Cooperation Program between Vietnam- ILO on Decent Works in the 4th phase, period 2022 – 2026 has been discussed, advised and completed in order to prepare for signing in the forthcoming time.
The Director of ILO in Washington DC highlighted the new development of Vietnam, especially, the improvement of labour law and the measures reacting, reducing the impact of Covid-19 on labourers, businesses and people in general.
Mr. Kevin Cassidy said that the improvement of labour law, especially the Labour Code 2019 ensures the right to raise the voice of labourers which participates an important part in making the business environment of Vietnam become more stable, making Vietnam become an attractive destination for the international investors in the context of many big enterprises on the world has been in the process of diversifying the suppliers in the global supply chain. The Labour Code 2019 ensures the rights of labourers will not only attract the international invested capital, but also, the capital will be changed to the field of science, and technology helps Vietnam renewing the economic structure.

Director of ILO office in Washington DC committed to supporting the field which are priorities of Vietnam, namely, labour market management, improving the quality of the human resource, social security…